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
[Robert watches Cops and Bodgers, the team of Police Officers, attempt to hotwire a van
If I'm ever locked out of my car, I won't be calling the police.
Referenced in The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz