Forged in Fire (2021): S08E33 – Judges Takeover: Doug Marcaida


Forged in Fire is an American competition series that airs on the History Channel, and is produced by Outpost Entertainment, a Leftfield Entertainment company.

History ordered an initial eight episodes of the series with the first programme premiering on Monday 22 June 2015, at 10.00 pm (US Eastern Time), and ending on 10 August 2010.


In this special episode, the Judges; J, Dave, Doug, and Ben have a change not only to critique contestants blades, but create their very own challenge…in the Judges Takeover. For the first time in Forged In Fire history, in the next four weeks, the Judges will takeover The Forge by having the bladesmiths create their favourite weapons in their style and their favourite techniques. The Judges even get to test them out in the most brutal of tests.

First up was Doug Marcaida who trained U.S. and Philippines RECON Marines with a Filipino Ginunting knife which the “Kortada” is designed from.

Forged in Fire Series

You can find a full index and overview of Forged in Fire here.

You can find a full index and overview of Forged in Fire Season 08 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 08 December 2021.
  • Running Time: 42 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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