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  • Modern Marvels (1993– )
  • TV-PG
    TV Series | 60 min | Documentary, History
Modern Marvels (1993– )
TV-PG
TV Series | 60 min | Documentary, History

Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology.
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Seasons
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Creator
Bruce Nash (created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated May 5, 2004

Release date (First episode)
Jan 1, 1995 (United States)

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Cast

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50 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Lloyd Sherr
Narrator / Self - Narrator / Self (Narrator) Narrator / Self - Narrator / Self (Narrator)   See fewer
251
Harlan Saperstein
Narrator / Self - Narrator / Self Narrator / Self - Narrator / Self   See fewer
50
Adam Richman
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
11
William Atwater
Self - Director, U.S. Army Ordnance Museum / Self - Curator, U.S. Army Ordnance Museum / Self - Director, U.S. Army Ordinance Museum / Self - Director: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum Self - Director, U.S. Army Ordnance Museum / Self - Curator, U.S. Army Ordnance Museum / Self - Director, U.S. Army Ordinance Museum / Self - Director: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum   See fewer
8
Alexander B. Rubinow
Carbon-Based Lifeform / Guy Eating Hostess Cupcake / Guy Eating Mushroom / Guy Eating Tuna Sandwich / Guy Using Remote Control at Couch / Kid in Archival Superman Photo Carbon-Based Lifeform / Guy Eating Hostess Cupcake / Guy Eating Mushroom / Guy Eating Tuna Sandwich / Guy Using Remote Control at Couch / Kid in Archival Superman Photo   See fewer
7
Earl Boen
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
4
Bill Ratner
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
4
4
Roger McCarthy
Self / Self - Chairman of the Board, Exponent, Incorporated / Self - Disaster Analysis Expert: Exponent Inc. / Self - Failure Expert, Exponent Inc. Self / Self - Chairman of the Board, Exponent, Incorporated / Self - Disaster Analysis Expert: Exponent Inc. / Self - Failure Expert, Exponent Inc.   See fewer
4
Thom Pinto
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
4
Vince Staten
Self - Author, Did Monkeys Invent The Monkey Wrench? / Self - Author, "Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?" / Self - Author: 'Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?' Self - Author, Did Monkeys Invent The Monkey Wrench? / Self - Author, "Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?" / Self - Author: 'Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?'   See fewer
4
Scott Mitchell Nelson
Cereal Man / Ghost / Hero / Patron Cereal Man / Ghost / Hero / Patron   See fewer
4
Will Lyman
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
4
David Stieghan
Self - U.S. Army Historian / Self - U.S. Army Infantry Branch Historian / Self - U.S. Army Infantry Historian Self - U.S. Army Historian / Self - U.S. Army Infantry Branch Historian / Self - U.S. Army Infantry Historian   See fewer
3
Jack Perkins
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
3
Roger Launius
Self - NASA Chief Historian Self - NASA Chief Historian   See fewer
3
Walter Boyne
Self - Author & Historian / Self - Aviation Historian / Self - USAF, Retired Self - Author & Historian / Self - Aviation Historian / Self - USAF, Retired   See fewer
3
Ned Barnett
Self - Military Historian / Self - World War I Historian Self - Military Historian / Self - World War I Historian   See fewer
3
Bob Casey
Self - Curator, Henry Ford Museum / Self - Transportation Curator, Henry Ford Museum Self - Curator, Henry Ford Museum / Self - Transportation Curator, Henry Ford Museum   See fewer
3
Richard P. Hallion
Self - Air & Space Historian / Self - Aviation Historian / Self - United States Air Force Historian Self - Air & Space Historian / Self - Aviation Historian / Self - United States Air Force Historian   See fewer
3
Garry James
Self - Firearms Historian Self - Firearms Historian   See fewer
3
Philip Schreier
Self - National Firearms Museum / Self - Curator, National Firearms Museum Self - National Firearms Museum / Self - Curator, National Firearms Museum   See fewer
3
Jeffery K. Smart
Self - Command Historian, U.S. Army / Self - Command Historian, US Army / Self - U.S. Army Command Historian, ECBC Self - Command Historian, U.S. Army / Self - Command Historian, US Army / Self - U.S. Army Command Historian, ECBC   See fewer
3
Bruce Goodwin
Self - Lawrence Livermore National Lab / Self - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory / Self - Livermore Nuclear Weapons Program Head Self - Lawrence Livermore National Lab / Self - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory / Self - Livermore Nuclear Weapons Program Head   See fewer
3
Ivan Oelrich
Self - Federation of American Scientists Self - Federation of American Scientists   See fewer
3
Beau Billingslea
Narrator / Self - Narrator Narrator / Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
Pam Dalton
Self - Monell Chemical Senses Center / Self - Research Psychologist, Monell Chemical Senses Center Self - Monell Chemical Senses Center / Self - Research Psychologist, Monell Chemical Senses Center   See fewer
2
Edward Teller
Self - Physicist / Co-Creator Hydrogen Bomb Self - Physicist / Co-Creator Hydrogen Bomb   See fewer
2
Dag Spicer
Self - Senior Curator: Computer History Museum Self - Senior Curator: Computer History Museum   See fewer
2
James Delgado
Self - Executive Director: Vancouver Maritime Museum / Self - Maritime Archaeologist Self - Executive Director: Vancouver Maritime Museum / Self - Maritime Archaeologist   See fewer
2
Greg Booth
Self - CEO, Zippo Manufacturing Company Self - CEO, Zippo Manufacturing Company   See fewer
2
Rosita Kelley
Self - Zippo Manufacturing Company Self - Zippo Manufacturing Company   See fewer
2
Peter Garrison
Self - Aviation Journalist / Self - Aviation Writer Self - Aviation Journalist / Self - Aviation Writer   See fewer
2
George B. Duke
Self - Chairman, Zippo Manufacturing Company Self - Chairman, Zippo Manufacturing Company   See fewer
2
Roger Meade
Self - Historian, Los Alamos National Laboratory / Self - Laboratory Archivist Self - Historian, Los Alamos National Laboratory / Self - Laboratory Archivist   See fewer
2
John Rhoades
Self - Dir. Bradbury Science Museum / Self - Director, Bradbury Science Museum Self - Dir. Bradbury Science Museum / Self - Director, Bradbury Science Museum   See fewer
2
2
John P. Hankey
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
2
Bob Dowty
Self - Chief Locomotive Engineer, Golden Spike National Historical Site / Self - Locomotive Engineer Self - Chief Locomotive Engineer, Golden Spike National Historical Site / Self - Locomotive Engineer   See fewer
2
Story Musgrave
Self - Astronaut / Self - Space Shuttle Astronaut Self - Astronaut / Self - Space Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
2
J. Gordon Vaeth
Self - Airship Historian / Self - NOAA, Ret., Satellite Op. Director Self - Airship Historian / Self - NOAA, Ret., Satellite Op. Director   See fewer
2
Mary Schiavo
Self - Former Inspector General, US Department of Transportation / Self - Former Inspector General: N.T.S.B. Self - Former Inspector General, US Department of Transportation / Self - Former Inspector General: N.T.S.B.   See fewer
2
Robert Chandler
Self - CEO, Bigfoot 4X4, Incorporated / Self - Historian, Wells Fargo Self - CEO, Bigfoot 4X4, Incorporated / Self - Historian, Wells Fargo   See fewer
2
William Schermerhorn
Self - Coordinator: Hoover Dam Guide Services / Self - Guide Service Coordinator, Hoover Dam Self - Coordinator: Hoover Dam Guide Services / Self - Guide Service Coordinator, Hoover Dam   See fewer
2
Mike Burns
Self - Pilot Plant Engineer, Cadbury Schweppes / Self - Science Adviser to the President Self - Pilot Plant Engineer, Cadbury Schweppes / Self - Science Adviser to the President   See fewer
2
Walter Cronkite
Interviewer / Self - Broadcast Journalist Interviewer / Self - Broadcast Journalist   See fewer
2
Joe Pratt
Self - Offshore Oil Industry Historian / Self - Oil Historian: University of Houston Self - Offshore Oil Industry Historian / Self - Oil Historian: University of Houston   See fewer
2
Gary Weir
Self - Submarine Historian / Self - U.S. Naval Historical Center Self - Submarine Historian / Self - U.S. Naval Historical Center   See fewer
2
Eric Brothers
Self - Editor, 'Buoyant Flight' / Self - Lighter-Than-Air Society Self - Editor, 'Buoyant Flight' / Self - Lighter-Than-Air Society   See fewer
2
John Provan
Self - Airship Historian Self - Airship Historian   See fewer
2
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