Forged in Fire (2021): S08E38 – Judges Takeover: Dave Baker


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 Judge’s Takeover competition, every aspect of the challenge will be decided by renowned Hollywood weapons maker, Dave Baker. Four smiths must recreate one of Dave’s favourite weapons – the Bone Daddy Fantasy Seax. After surviving an intense round of tests, also chosen by the historian himself, the remaining two smiths will then return to their home forges to make the very weapon that inspired Dave to start bladesmithing – the Fantasy Broadsword. Once they return to the forge and the weapons are put through another brutal round of testing, Dave will …

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

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