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tv2nite.jpg(Wednesday, July 26, 2006) It looks like there’s another new episode of MythBusters on tonight, as well as four episodes of How It’s Made — two on Discovery and two on the Science Channel.

All times are central.


  • How It’s Made: Episode 27: Pre-Inked Stamps, Cranberries, Cotton Yarn, Road Signs (Discovery, 6 p.m.)
  • How It’s Made: Episode 44: Grinding Wheels, Compost, Window Bilnds, Milk (Discovery, 6:30 p.m.)
  • Building the Ultimate: Sub Zero (Science Channel, 7 p.m.)
  • Trading Spaces: Seattle: 137th Street (Discovery Home, 7 p.m.) 
  • Chop Cut Rebuild (Speed, 7:30 p.m.)
  • MythBusters: Confederate Rocket (Discovery, 8 p.m.)
  • Extreme Engineering: The Snohvit Arctic Gas Processing Platform (Discovery HD, 8 p.m.)
  • MythBusters: Killer Whirlpool (Discovery, 9 p.m.)
  • Pinks:  Chevy vs. Dodge (Speed, 9 p.m.)
  • Pinks: Gainesville (Speed, 9:30 p.m.)
  • MythBusters: Cooling a Six-Pack (Discovery, 10 p.m.)
  • Unique Whips: It’s Electra! (Speed, 10:30 p.m.)
  • How It’s Made: Episode 29: Wheel Loaders, Vegetable Oil, Hand Tools, Cotton Swabs (Science Channel, 11 p.m.)
  • How It’s Made: Episode 30: Metal Fences, Ashpalt Chingles, Expanded Poylstyrene, Candles (Science Channel, 11:30 p.m.)
  • Pinks: Gainesville (Speed, 11:30 p.m.)
  • Extreme Engineering: The Snohvit Arctic Gas Processing Platform (Discovery HD, 11 p.m.)
  • I Love Toy Trains (RFDTV, 11:30 p.m.)
  • Unique Whips: Jets & Jaguars (Speed, midnight)

Our insomniac’s suggestion: Chop Cut Rebuild at 4 a.m. on Speed.  Ok, we have to ask:  Has anyone seen the Big Joe Polka Show on RFDTV?   We happen to have DTV instead of Dish, so we’ve never seen the show, but we wonder what the heck it is every time we see it listed.  So if ‘ya know, do tell.


2 Responses to TV Tonight: Four Eps. of How It’s Made, New MythBusters, Pinks, and Whips

  1. Nick says:

    Big Joe Polka Show is a polka show hosted by a guy called “Big Joe” – it’s sort of like a low rent heartland Lawrence Welk show. Interestingly it holds the baby’s attention…



  2. Nick says:

    So Episode 44 of HIM, grinding wheels, obsessive detail man report:
    It is “silicon carbide” not “silicone carbide”, of the million pet peeves I have, this is #1.
    The grinding wheels pictured are fiberglass reenforced grinding wheels (and discs), and just a subset of the wonderful world of grinding wheels, which more commonly are conceived of as the vitrified type found on bench grinders.
    The narrator states that those reenforced wheels are made as small as 2″, which may be true for that particular manufacturer, but I have some that are 1″ in diameter for use on my dremel…

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