Dark Marvels

2023
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Season 1 episodes (8)

1 Death Devices
7/10/23
The dark origin stories behind some of history's most notorious methods of execution, from the guillotine to the electric chair.
2 Temples of Doom
7/17/23
The gates are open to some of history's most sinister structures. From the terrifying Tower of London to a hotel of horrors, discover the dark secrets hidden within these foreboding fortresses.
3 Treacherous Traps
7/24/23
Whether they're used to stop treasure hunters, body snatchers, or wartime enemies, booby traps are diabolical devices just waiting to kill.
4 Pain and Punishment
7/31/23
The twisted origin stories of some of history's most diabolically creative, and brutal, torture devices--from the Iron Maiden to the pear of anguish.
5 Blades of Fury
8/7/23
From the destructive Viking axe, to the sacred but deadly Samurai katana, razor sharp blades wielded by fearsome warriors have spilled blood and forged empires.
6 Superweapons of Fear
8/14/23
From the world's largest trebuchet to Nazi super cannons, these are the deadly weapons that rain destruction and spread fear on the battlefield.
7 Sinister Spy Weapons
8/21/23
An exploration into the dark art of spycraft. From the frankenkitty to the umbrella gun, we'll reveal the deadliest spy weapons deployed to gather information and assassinate enemies.
8 Bloodsports
8/21/23
Since ancient times through the modern day, brutal games thrill both players and spectators. We explore the origins of history's deadliest games--from Roman bloodsports to Russian Roulette.

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Dark Marvels is a documentary series that explores the history and engineering behind the world's most diabolical inventions.

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