National Geographic Channel

Science, architecture, disasters, great mysteries, human ingenuity... The explorers, adventurers, scientists, researchers, photographers and documentary filmmakers of the National Geographic Society tirelessly crisscross the globe, investigating and exploring the world. Their goal: to make you understand the world, amaze and entertain you with documentaries and investigations that are always driven by the quest for truth.

  • 13-14
Into The Tornado
  • 2009
  • 00:47:35
  • 13-14

Master of Disaster
Into The Tornado

With wind velocities higher than hurricanes, tornadoes can reach speeds of up to 300 miles per hour, and baseball sized hail, plummeting to earth at 80 mph, is just as deadly. These two combined cause more devastation than any other natural disasters on the planet – a toll counted in billions of dollars, not to mention hundreds of lives. In ...
Leaky Cruise Ship
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 13-14

World's Toughest Fixes
Leaky Cruise Ship

Batten down the hatches and strap on your hard hat as we join a crew hauling a leaking luxury liner out of the water. The 856-foot long cruise ship has the biggest problem a ship can face: taking on water and no one knows what’s leaking. We head to San Francisco Bay where hundreds of workers have 15 days to ...
Big Dog
  • 2011
  • 00:44:58
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
Big Dog

A top forensic team sift through clues and attempt to discover the identity of a mystery person. Initially the target earns the nickname Fast Food Freddie, as the team watches him on the surveillance footage. But they see him differently when they read the results of his medical tests and see him working out. He might like fast food, but ...
Enigma Man
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
Enigma Man

The team is on the hunt for a man in his fifties with a large muscular upper body, an intimidating look and an eastern European accent. He's quite fit, but technically obese, and has a huge scar across his back. They think he's a power lifter, so Bill looks into power lifter training regimens before heading off and following a ...
Superwoman
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
Superwoman

"Burger Betty" is first seen in a surveillance video eating a hamburger in a diner in what appears to be Texas. The subject's MRI reveals some serious pelvic injuries, multiple fractures held in place by metal inserts. She also appears to have dead tissue on her toes, which the team thinks could be a result of frostbite. Bill investigates the ...
California Hot Shot
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
California Hot Shot

When they find mysterious leg burns among their target's injuries, the team realizes they will face an unusual challenge tracking him down. Thinking he may be a sportsman, they overcome a host of dead ends to finally discover that he and his injuries are far more extraordinary than they imagined.
The Daredevil
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
The Daredevil

The team hunt for a female who looks like she's a ballet dancer. Their search takes them to the Washington Ballet, an elite gymnastics gym, a car crash test facility, a climbing rock face, a paragliding mountain and finally to the deserts and mountains of Moab. They come within a whisker of tracking down the target, but in this episode ...
Captain Courage
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Mystery Manhunt
Captain Courage

The team hunt for a man who looks like he's either a boxer or a brawling rockstar. Their search takes them to a boxing gym, a live music gig, a ballistics range and finally to New York City. They find a man with a remarkable story of heroism and loss during the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre.
Accidental Genius
  • 2007
  • 00:47:10
  • 13-14

My Brilliant Brain
Accidental Genius

George Widener patiently writes down the dates for every Monday in the next 500 years – all 26,000 of them. An autistic savant, George possesses an ‘island of genius’ that enables him to do things an ordinary person would find impossible. To help unlock this enigma, George volunteers to undergo a brain scan – something most savants are too disabled ...
Thai Top Ten
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14

Monster Fish
Thai Top Ten

Zeb travels across Thailand to identify as many of the country’s monster fish species as possible, assess their status in the wild and meet the locals who can help these giants survive.