Stan Lee's Superhumans

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  • Season 2
    • Finger of Steel
      Episode 13
      9/1/13
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      Daniel meets Ho in Kuala Lumpur, where he demonstrates his incredible ability, smashing through the exterior of a coconut with his index finger. Next, Daniel meets Moses Langan in a busy Detroit shopping mall, where he has drawn a crowd with his spectacular ability. He appears to be able to turn his legs 180 degrees, and walk forwards! Orlando Duque demonstrates a breath-taking ability--diving from the same height as a twelve-story building and hitting the water at 55MPH without injury.moreless
    • Supersight
      Episode 12
      8/25/13
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      Daniel travels to Sardinia to meet free diver Stig Severinson who wants to take breath holding beyond all known human capabilities. He says he wants to hold his breath for over 20 minutes! Daniel takes him to a leading maritime research facility in Norway to see him attempt to become the "Dolphin Man." Russian Alex Levit is a living legend--rumored to have learnt to see using his mind, even though he was born totally blind. He claims he uses other extra-senses to see, and can even play pool. Daniel wants him to prove its no trick. Mikhail Vasilyev thinks he is a magnet--but how can he stick huge non metallic objects to his skin? Daniel and a doctor investigate Mikhail's body before he proves he has the stickiest skin on earth by attempting to lift an object weighing twice his own body-weight, by attaching it to his skin using his superhuman power! Prepare to be appalled and amazed by Brad Byers ability to inset deadly objects into his nose. But how can he survive?moreless
    • Bird Man
      Episode 11
      8/18/13
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      The ultimate superpower is flight, and Yokke Sommer is rumored to have achieved it--coming as close to a bird as any human has ever achieved. Daniel meets him on a 1000ft cliff in Norway, the site of many tragic deaths, where Yokke wants to prove his power by flying at over 120 mph just 3ft from the cliff face. Ram Barkai claims to be immune to cold--regularly swimming in temperatures cold enough to kill. He proves his unique ability in the Nordic fjord-lands, before Daniel sets him the challenge of swimming a kilometre in water just 1 degree above freezing. Man has evolved to walk upright, and has gone on to be able to run faster and faster. But Roland Wagner has become the fastest backwards runner on earth and says his technique is actually better for the body. Hands of fire? Master Zhou claims he can produce heat in his hands hot enough to boil water. Daniel puts him to the test to try and find an explanation.moreless
    • Shark Master
      Episode 10
      8/11/13
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      Daniel is in South Africa, to meet Ito Kenichi who claims to have a unique ability to sprint on all fours, using an incredible technique that defies the norms of human biology. Ito currently holds the world record for fastest 100m sprint on all fours. Using motion capture footage to analyze his technique, Ito astounds Daniel by achieving a top speed of 15mph. But can he beat a man running upright? Next, Daniel flies to Capetown to meet Mike Rutzen who enjoys free diving with sharks.moreless
    • Robo Men
      Episode 9
      8/4/13
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      Matthius Schlitte was born with Proteus syndrome, giving him one arm MUCH bigger than the other. He has used this genetic difference as a gift, and through training, turned himself into a top arm wrestler, capable of beating men twice his size. But can he take on a super-charged robot, literally built to arm wrestle? Jean Yves Blondeau has designed a 32 wheel roller-suit that turns him into a human rollerskate with incredible speed and agility.moreless
    • Rocket Blader
      Episode 8
      7/28/13
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      Stan sends Daniel to meet 38-year-old German speed fanatic Dirk Auer, who claims that with his incredible turbo powered rocket backpack and skates, he can reach amazing speeds. Guy Bavli claims he can move objects around a room using the power of his mind. We take him to a hardware store where he bends nails and cutlery off the shelves--and even appears to move objects without touching them. Daniel meets Nigel on a running track made of broken glass. A pain expert examines Nigel's physiology... if he feels pain in the rest of his body, could his feet hold the key to switching off pain? Steve Woodmore claims to be able to talk at a "superhuman" speed of 637 Words per Minute! That's 10.25 Words per second, four times faster than the average person.moreless
    • Beast Masters
      Episode 7
      7/21/13
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      Dean Sheldon claims to be immune to America's deadliest scorpion venom. Daniel asks him to prove it by collecting 22 wild scorpions form the Arizona desert, and putting them in his mouth, all at once! Kanzawa Sensei claims to be able to put any animal into a trance using mind control. Daniel brings him to a California to prove his powers on an alpaca ranch, before facing the ultimate challenge. George Aldrich is Nasa's supersniffer, employed to scent test every object that goes into space, as he says "you can't open a window on the space shuttle!" But how does his power compare to a sniffer dog? Daniel, and LAPD sniffer-dog trainer Lamb Lambert, set George a challenge. Martin Strehl claims he has swum the entire length of the Amazon, 3000 miles, a feat no other human has achieved. Could Martin's body somehow be immune to fatigue?moreless
    • Unbreakable
      Episode 6
      7/14/13
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      In a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Shaolin monk Hu Qiong demonstrates his unbreakable body by smashing steel on his head, and spears in his throat. Bio-mechanic professor Dan Voss measures the forces at play to prove this is real. Dan watches Hu, as he attempts to push an electric drill into his own temple for a whole minute. Then, Daniel arrives in San Diego to witness Chad hold back a 500 bhp car. He calls in a sports physiologist to examine Chad's technique, and to work out the real forces at play. Next, Daniel brings Dickson from Ghana to South Africa to find out if the rumours of his superhuman control over his stomach are actually true. And finally, Daniel meets Byron at an archery range where super-slo-mo images capture his accuracy in detail. Then eye-tracking technology is brought in to see if his eyes ctually track the targets, or is it just luck?moreless
    • Spiderpower
      Episode 5
      3/28/13
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      At high altitude, low oxygen causes hypoxia, altitude sickness and very quickly, death. But Ang Rita Sherpa claims he's climbed Everest 10 times with no extra oxygen. Daniel takes him to a leading Altitude Research facility to witness the effects of altitude in a hyperbaric chamber. It's said spider-silk is the strongest material on earth. And Randy Lewis says he has found a way to copy it--by breeding a herd of goats with spider DNA, creating a goat that can produce spider-silk in its milk? Stan wants Daniel to find out if this could be the first step to a real life Spiderman. It's rumored Tori Allen can climb Like Spiderman, but in fact it seems she was brought up with monkeys and has actually mastered many of their climbing tricks. Stan Lee created Rocket Racer, a super-powered skateboarding nemesis for Spiderman. But Bob Burnquist is said to perform jumps on his skateboard that have made Stan's comic books a reality.moreless
    • Steel Face
      Episode 4
      3/21/13
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      Daniel Browning Smith is in Vegas to meet Brian Jackson who blows up a hot water bottle until it explodes. Daniel takes Brian to a lung specialist to measure the power output and pressure of his lungs. Lu Deyuan's extraordinary, traffic-stopping superhuman ability is eye watering! Daniel meets Lu in a Kuala Lumpur dockyard where he's hanging steel bars from his eyelids. Lu says he feels no pain and doesn't suffer from any injuries. Could Anthony Kelly have the fastest reflexes in the world? Daniel meets him catching tennis balls at 80mph, and use a high speed camera to capture his technique. At a Detroit Dojo, Daniel meets Japanese Nunchuck Master Hiroki deadly in the martial art of nunchaku combat. Cindi Bir and Daniel test his ability by challenging his accuracy with a baseball pitching cannon.moreless
    • Human Shield
      Episode 3
      3/14/13
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      Rene Richter says he has the strongest teeth on earth, capable of bending coins. But we discover his strength lies in his jaw, which Rene says allows him to lift over 1000lbs. Kirby Roy has spent his life trying to become impervious to pain, using a controversial martial art called Combat Qi, he claims he is able to take strikes of limitless power to the most sensitive parts of the human anatomy. Daniel calls in some of the world's hardest hitters and kickers to put that to the test. Internet videos show college quarterback Alex Tanney performing mind-blowing trick throws. They look impossible, so Daniel wants Alex to prove he's for real. It's rumored Eric Scott is the best jet-pack pilot on earth, and he intends to prove it, by flying over a lake with no safety measures and only 30 seconds of fuel.moreless
    • Super Special
      Episode 2
      3/7/13
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      The search is on to find more real-life superhumans! First Daniel is in Canada to meet Pat Poviliatis, a man who boasts his hands are tough enough to withstand the deadly jaws of a steel-tooted cougar-trap. Sam Whittingham claims to have built the fastest human powered machine on the planet. His combination of design genius, and physical strength could make him the ultimate superhuman man with a brain like a hard drive. Brad Williams claims to have Super Autobiographical Memory, which means his brain has the power to remember and catalog almost everything that has ever happened to him, down to the tiniest details. And Annalisa Flanagan is rumored to have the loudest voice on earth, 122db. That's enough to cause physical pain and permanent ear damage.moreless
    • Yo Yo Ninja
      Episode 1
      2/28/13
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      In his quest to find people with real superpowers, Daniel Browning Smith meets some extraordinary individuals including the man with the strongest neck on earth; a man who claims he's the world's first Cyborg; and a Seattle man whose yo yo skills push the limits of speed and dexterity.
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