A show in which, each week, two rival teams are given the task of building some kind of machine, in one day, using only the items found in an unusually well-stocked scrapyard. Machines constructed to date have included trebuchets, hovercraft, rockets, gliders, cannons and diving suits. Written by
Simon Shearn <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
'Cathy Rogers (I)' got the idea for the show (i.e. having people build something useful out of junk) after watching Apollo 13
(1995). See more
[coming back from a commercial on the American version
Welcome back to "Junkyard Wars", the only show on television with more heavy metal than an OZZY OSBOURNE CONCERT!
Referenced in The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz