Four custom knife makers compete to make the best usable knife through a series of challenges.
1,638 ( 42)

Watch Now

on Amazon Video





3   2   1   Unknown  
2016   2015  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Wil Willis, Iyad Hajjaj, Fouad Hajji
Milwaukee Blacksmith (TV Series 2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A father and his sons run a blacksmithing business in Milwaukee. They make some cool metal stuff.

Special Ops Mission (TV Series 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Each installment of this Military channel reality series finds special ops expert Wil Willis working his way through a different military objective.

Stars: Wil Willis, Tom Minder, Charlie Parrish
Alone (TV Series 2015)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ten survival "experts" attempt to survive alone. The winner receives $500,000.

Stars: Alan Kay, Dustin Feher, Sam Larson
BattleBots (TV Series 2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

BattleBots is a robot combat competition that takes place in an elimination style tournament. Designers build, operate and battle their destructive robots until a champion is crowned.

Stars: Alison Haislip, Faruq Tauheed, Jessica Chobot


Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (13 episodes, 2015-2016)
J. Neilson ...
 Himself - Judge (13 episodes, 2015-2016)
David Lain Baker ...
 Himself - Judge (13 episodes, 2015-2016)
Doug Marcaida ...
 Himself - Judge (13 episodes, 2015-2016)


With a small variety of metal objects to choose their metal from, four new competitors attempt to forge a knife in their own style. In five days, the final pair must create in their own forge a Moro Kris sword, a blade with roots dating back to 300BC, in the season finale of this suspenseful and fiery History Channel series.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis





Official Sites:



Release Date:

22 June 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il Fuoco Di Spade  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Did You Know?


Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.19 (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Not just for blade enthusiasts.
23 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is NOT one of those craft competition shows that wastes time on manufactured drama and tiresome sob stories. They make the craft itself the focus, and the competitors' skills and choices keep it interesting.

There is a different challenge each episode, with, four contestants and three elimination rounds. The first round: forge raw metal into a blade meeting specific size requirements. The second round: add a handle and finish the blade. The results are tested head-to-head. In the final leg, the two remaining contestants are presented with a specific type of blade and asked to make their best version of it over three days at their home forges.

Seeing the different forges and processes is interesting, but they don't waste time on back stories, family tragedies, false alliances, or snarky comments. The judges show respect for the good decisions, acknowledge costly choices, and don't get too personal. They focus entirely on the blademaking. Making the craft the focus is a refreshing change, and other shows should follow their format. Anyone who enjoys skilled crafting might enjoy this show.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do they actually have to surrender their weapons? Chrissie
Women contestants katana1971
Needs to be a Single Season Long Elimination youngkylea
Awesome show frnkchrst
Dave 8- 30 esp gave markings on his knife davy12349
judges rankhrse
Discuss Forged in Fire (2015) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page