The Modern Marvels introductory title through 2007. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
|Created by||Bruce Nash|
|Narrated by||Max Raphael (current)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt in one fashion or another to " Document " reality Max Raphael is the Narrator of the History Channel show Modern Marvels. Harlan Saperstein is a Television Narrator of several E! True Hollywood Story and History Channel documentaries William Lyman (born May 20, 1948) is an American actor perhaps best known for his role as William Tell in the 1987 television series Crossbow The United States of America —commonly referred to as the English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States of seasons||14|
|No. of episodes||508 (List of episodes)|
|Running time||44 minutes|
|Original run||January 1, 1995 – Present|
Modern Marvels is a documentary television series on The History Channel that answers the question of how many things in the modern world are possible and where they came from. This is an episode list of the long-running documentary Television series Modern Marvels. History, formerly known as The History Channel, is a Satellite and Cable TV channel, with shows on historical events and persons&mdashoften New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt in one fashion or another to " Document " reality A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U History, formerly known as The History Channel, is a Satellite and Cable TV channel, with shows on historical events and persons&mdashoften The term modern period or modern era (sometimes also modern times) is the period of history that followed the Middle Ages between c
Premiering on January 1, 1995, Modern Marvels has produced over 500 episodes of scientific, technological, and mechanical topics varying from bullet trains to demolitions to the St. Lawrence Seaway to rats to Apollo 11. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning " Knowledge " or "knowing" is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding Technology is a broad concept that deals with a Species ' usage and knowledge of Tools and Crafts and how it affects a species' ability to control and adapt The is a Network of High-speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies Demolition is the opposite of Construction: the tearing-down of Buildings and other Structures It contrasts with deconstruction The St Lawrence Seaway is the common name for a system of Canals that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes Rats are various medium sized long-tailed Rodents of the superfamily Muroidea Part of the appeal of Modern Marvels and what has probably kept the show on the air for this long is the fact that it covers a wide range of subjects. Unlike other science and technology shows, Modern Marvels focuses a significant portion of the episode on the history of the subject. History is the study of the past particularly the written record Those who study history as a Profession are called Historians Etymology
Occasionally, a special sub-series of the show airs called "Engineering Disasters. " These periodic episodes describe the circumstances of situations in which technology doesn't work correctly, resulting in magnificent blunders (and sometimes the loss of life). Including "Engineering Disasters: New Orleans" there have been 22 original "Engineering Disaster" episodes of Modern Marvels. New Orleans (nʲuːˈɔrliənz nʲuːˈɔrlənz French: La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port city and the largest city in Louisiana
Modern Marvels is distinctive not only for the content of its installments but for its introduction: the sounds and visuals of a bolt being turned by a wrench, followed by a computer-generated sequence involving construction workers building and hanging the title. A wrench or spanner is a Tool used to provide a Mechanical advantage in applying Torque to turn bolts, nuts or The term computer-generated most often refers to a sound or visual that has been created in whole or in part with the aid of Computer software. Construction workers are employed in the Construction industry and work predominately on Construction sites and are typically engaged in aspects of the industry
There have been a few narrators in the history of the series. A narrator (or the extremely rarely used female equivalent narratress) is within any story (literary work movie play verbal account etc The most current and longest running is Max Raphael, whose style is factual and straightforward. Max Raphael is the Narrator of the History Channel show Modern Marvels. Raphael has also narrated other History Channel series such as Command Decisions.
The History Channel has repackaged some episodes that originally aired in other series and stand-alone specials into episodes of Modern Marvels, such as "Ice Road Truckers" which originally aired in 2000 as part of the Suicide Missions series. A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U A television special is a Television program, typically a Short film or Television movie, which interrupts or temporarily replaces programming normally Ice Road Truckers is an American documentary -style Reality television series that debuted on The History Channel US These episodes are not narrated by Raphael.
Bruce Nash is credited with creating the series. For Bruce Nash the founder of the box office tracking service see The Numbers (website. Don Cambou has acted as executive producer on over 350 episodes for Actuality Productions, the production company behind the series. Motion Pictures An executive producer of a Motion picture is typically a producer who is sometimes involved in creative or technical aspects of production
Main article: List of Modern Marvels episodes