Forged in Fire (TV Series 2015– )
|1||Long Road to Redemption Part 1 (6 Feb. 2019) |
Seven competitors return to the forge for a second chance at glory and redemption; they'll have to create four different weapons and survive four rounds of testing; the smiths begin outside using the dreaded coal forge.
|2||Long Road to Redemption Part 2 (13 Feb. 2019) |
In the second half of the Road to Redemption competition four former smiths remain, each competing for a second chance to become a Forged in Fire Champion.
|3||Washington's Colichemarde (20 Feb. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths honor American presidents by forging a replica of Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Rider Bowie; the remaining two smiths move on to their home forge to re-create George Washington's colichemarde.
|4||The O-Katana (27 Feb. 2019) |
For the 100th episode, four bladesmiths are tasked with forging a chopper and must choose from a mammoth pile of metals and materials from all previous 99 episodes; the two finalists head home to re-create the O-Katana.
|5||The Hussar Saber (Mar. 2019) |
Four smiths must use the canister method to forge a signature blade, but welding failures and abandoned canisters leave some of the competitors scrambling; two smiths return to their home forges to create the Austro-Hungarian Hussar Saber.
|6||Barbarian Sword (13 Mar. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths must forge a blade using steel harvested from a vintage pinball machine; two smiths advance and return home to build a weapon rooted in savagery: the Barbarian Sword.
|7||The Javanese Kris (17 Apr. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths must forge friction folders from a rusty pickup truck; the two smiths left standing head back to their home forges to re-create an exotic weapon wielded by ancient Southeast Asian warriors: the Javanese Kris.
|8||General Yamashita's Gunto (24 Apr. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths are tasked with re-creating the Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife by combining three sizes of W1 round stock; two smiths must forge Japanese Gen. Yamashita's gunto.
|9||The Greek Kopis (1 May 2019) |
Four bladesmiths must forge signature blades from different sizes of spring steel; two smiths survive an intense round of testing and return home to re-create a Greek kopis.
|10||Branch Battle: Army (8 May 2019) |
In a special five-part competition, top bladesmiths from each branch of the US military - Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy - compete to earn a spot representing their branch.
|11||Branch Battle: Air Force (8 May 2019) |
In Round Two of the Battle of the Branches Tournament, four airmen from the US Air Force must forge a Bolo knife using the San Mai technique to combine high carbon steel with helicopter parts. Shaping these massive pieces of uncooperative metal into useable steel will take all of the airmen's ingenuity. After rounds of close inspection and brutal testing, two smiths return home to forge a weapon that exemplifies their branch: the Air Force NCO Sword.
|12||Branch Battle: Marines (15 May 2019) |
In the third round of the Battle of the Branches, four Marines are tasked with forging one of the most versatile, and iconic combat knives in history: the KA-BAR.
|13||Branch Battle: Navy (15 May 2019) |
Round Four of the Battle of the Branches sets sail as four Naval officers must forge a multipurpose Naval Mark 3 Dive Knife with metal from a giant anchor chain. It's sink or swim as delaminations and forge weld failures plague some of the bladesmiths. After a particularly brutal round of testing, two sailors return home to recreate the intricate and iconic Naval Officer's Sword.
|14||Branch Battle: Finals (22 May 2019) |
In the final round of the Battle of the Branches the winning Soldier, Airman, Marine and Sailor return to the forge for the ultimate showdown.
|15||The Nagamaki (29 May 2019) |
Four bladesmiths are in for a workout when they are tasked with forging signature blades from gym equipment. The competitors flex their skills.
|16||Attila's Sword of Mars (5 Jun. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths aim for the stars when they are tasked with forging fantasy blades from a meteorite. Forced to use the canister method, the smiths battle difficult forge welds.
|17||The Partizan (12 Jun. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths fight fire with fire when they must dismantle a forge and use that steel to construct a blade.
|18||The Messer Sword (19 Jun. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths face triple the challenges when they must forge a canister Damascus blade from three different steels using three separate cans.
|19||The Ram Dao (26 Jun. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths are dispatched to the snowy winter tundra to forge a kukri with steel harvested from an old snowmobile.
|20||The Foot Artillery Sword (3 Jul. 2019) |
It's anyone's game when four bladesmiths are tasked with forging blades from old toys using the san mai technique. The smiths realize playtime is over as the pressure of the competition heats up and they experience difficult delaminations. A dangerous slip-up during Round Two reminds the competitors to not play with sharp objects. After a ruthless round of testing, two smiths return to their home forges to recreate an iconic American blade: the M1832 Foot Artillery Sword.
|21||Astronaut Knife (17 Jul. 2019) |
On the 50th anniversary of the first steps on the moon, four bladesmiths compete to recreate a space-age M-1 NASA Survival Knife out of ball bearings. These knives must not only be worthy of interstellar flight but also overcome a triple strength and durability test. Only bladesmiths with NASA worthy engineered blades will continue onto the third round to return home and construct a Spiked Mace. Which smith will blast off past the competition, earning the title of Forged in Fire Champion, and a check for $10,000?
|22||The Lochaber Axe (24 Jul. 2019) |
It's a battle royale for four bladesmiths when they are tasked with forging signature blades with an integral knuckle duster from a steel cage and barbed wire. Getting a solid billet from these steels is a challenge all on its own, but forging a functional handle from the same piece is a whole different story. After two frantic rounds and a brutal weapons test, two finalists return to their home forges for one final challenge. They must recreate one of Scotland's most famous and feared weapons: the Lochaber Axe. Which axe will lock in the title of Forged In Fire ...
|23||The Cane Sword (31 Jul. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths are given a special assignment when they are tasked with forging Doug Marcaida's favorite blade: the Karambit. The competitors are in for twice the challenge when they must create a matching pair of the lethal knives. After Doug and the judges put these weapons through their paces, only two bladesmiths remain and return to their home forges to re-create a weapon that's both deadly and debonair: The Cane Sword. Whose blade will demonstrate that looks can kill and be handsomely rewarded with a check for $10,000 and the title of Forged in Fire Champion?
|24||The Boar Sword (7 Aug. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths must scavenge a construction site to salvage their own knife-making materials. The smiths are then presented with an additional physical challenge when they are required to use a hand-cranked coal forge for the first round. After a critical error sends one competitor home, the three remaining bladesmiths must move on to the even more challenging round 2. Eliminating one more smith, the remaining two head to their home forges where they'll attempt to re-create a historic hunting weapon: The Boar Sword. Which smith will return to the forge with a weapon...
|25||The Falchion (14 Aug. 2019) |
The odds are stacked against four bladesmiths when they must each forge a chopper in a distinct Damascus pattern. The ladder to success is full of twists as they struggle to achieve the specific look of each pattern. After surviving an intense round of testing, two smiths return home to recreate one of the most widely used and dangerous medieval weapons: the Falchion. Which smith will dominate the competition in form and function, earning the title of Forged in Fire Champion and $10,000?
|26||Napoleon's Saber (21 Aug. 2019) |
Four bladesmiths must start at the bottom when they are tasked with creating ladder pattern damascus knives from a real ladder. After they salvage their metal the competitors must go step-by-step to create this intricate design, which proves to be no easy feat. One smith struggles in the intense conditions to even make it out of Round one. When a second competitor falls after a brutal round of testing, the remaining two smiths head home to recreate a battle sword wielded by one of history's military geniuses: Napoleon Bonaparte. Which smith can create a saber worthy ...
|27||The Bhuj (28 Aug. 2019) |
A quartet of bladesmiths are tasked with making canister damascus using barbershop tools, but before the knife making can begin, they must harvest their cans from an old barber's chair. Things get hairy as one competitor must restart with only 45 minutes left. Then, after an intense round of testing, the remaining two competitors head back to their home forges to re-create a weapon that's as fierce as it is fine: the Bhuj. Which smith's blade will make the cut, earning the title of Forged in Fire Champion and a check for $10,000?
|28||Blackbeard's Cutlass (4 Sep. 2019) |
It's anchors aweigh, as four bladesmiths are tasked with forging a Pirate's Boarding Axe from a treasure chest. They must batten down the hatches as they battle wayward welds and forging fiascos that leave two smiths high and dry. The final two smiths return to their home forges to recreate the legendary weapon carried by history's most notorious pirate: Blackbeard's Cutlass. Who will seize the ultimate treasure of $10,000 and the title of Forged in Fire Champion?
|29||Kung Fu Edition (18 Sep. 2019) |
In this special kung fu competition, four bladesmiths square off in the Forged in Fire dojo where they must make a matching set of three kunai throwing knives.
|30||Genghis Khan's Sword (25 Sep. 2019) |
Four smiths hit the fast track when they are tasked with forging signature blades by salvaging materials from a go-kart. There's no pumping the brakes as the smiths navigate a winding road of welding mishaps, which ultimately send two smiths home. In one last drive on the road to victory, the two remaining competitors have just four days to recreate the favored sword of one of the most notorious leaders in history: Genghis Khan. Which smith will join the ranks of Forged in Fire champions and return home with the $10,000 prize?