Wild West Tech (TV Series 2003–2005)
|1||Six-Shooter Tech (9 Nov. 2004) |
Six-Shooter Tech. Host hand-off from Keith Carradine to half-brother David Carradine. Evolution of the six shooter, including the Navy Colt, the Walker Colt, Remington Army, and the Peacemaker.
|2||Vigilante Tech (16 Nov. 2004) |
Shows the technology used by average citizens (the vigilantes) committed to defend their cities against criminals.
|3||Alamo Tech (23 Nov. 2004) |
Studies the technology behind the famous 1836 siege of the Alamo, showing both the tools and the tactics used by both sides.
|4||Deadwood Tech (30 Nov. 2004) |
Shows how technology found its way in the of the most famous and violent cities if the west.
|5||Massacre Tech (7 Dec. 2004) |
Shows the technology used in some the most famed crimes perpetrated at the time, including the weapons that played the central role in each of them.
|6||Biggest Machines in the West (14 Dec. 2004) |
Examines the biggest tools used in the West, such as weaponry and mining equipment.
|7||Freak Show Tech (21 Dec. 2004) |
Shows how technology could turn deformed and handicapped people into entertainment, creating the hideously famous freak shows.
|8||Disaster Tech (28 Dec. 2004) |
Some of the worst disasters in Ameerican history were caused human arrogance or stupidity and frequently both. This program explains the causes of: the Scofield mine explosion, the Goliad tornado catastrophe, the Sultana riverboat explosion, the Cascade Canyon train wreck, the Galvaston Hurricane devastation, the Virginia City Fire, and the San Francisco earthquake.
|9||Shootout Tech (25 Jan. 2005) |
Examines the tricks and techniques used by the Wild West pistoleers.
|10||Saloons (1 Feb. 2005) |
Saloons were the social place for men in the west providing liquor, gambling, music, sex, and other entertainment. Saloons often started as tents with a wood slab across a couple of barrels for a bar. As towns became established the saloons moved into permanent structures with all types of enticements to drawn in the customers. A bar in Portland, Oregon had a 684 foot bar but also trap doors to aid in shanghaiing men to be sailors. It also featured a female band with an electric barrier around it. Fights were common and every weapon and tool available was used in them...
|11||Law & Order Tech (15 Feb. 2005) |
Depicts the life and shows the technology used by the law enforcers in the Wild West.
|12||Gang Tech (22 Feb. 2005) |
Explores the life of some of the most famous gang of the West, showing their lives and the technology that helped them commit their crimes.
|13||The Road West (22 Mar. 2005) |
Explores the great achievements in engineering that eased the path to the west, like roads, tunnels or bridges.
|14||Civil War in the West (24 May 2005) |
Shows the impact of the Civil War in the West, explaining how the characteristics of the terrain challenged the armies and how they adapted to the situation.