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.
Each week, four of the best blade smiths in America put both their skills and reputations on the line. The competition is fierce. In the first two rounds, contestants face-off, forging blades they hope can withstand the judges’ gruelling tests. Only two smiths will be left standing and continue on to the final round where they will have to put it all on the line and create a historic blade.
Forged in Fire Series
You can find a full index and overview of Forged in Fire here.
- Episode 01: Veteran’s Knife Special.
- Episode 02: The Deadly Vajra-Mushti.
- Episode 03: The Legendary Sword of Saladin.
- Episode 04: M1905 Springfield Bayonet.
- Episode 05: The Giant Sword of William Wallace.
- Episode 06: Forged in Fire Christmas: Forging Wonderland.
- Episode 07: Judges’ Home Forge Battle (IMDB not Wikipedia; actually a special).
- Episode 08: The Massive Maguro Bocho.
- Episode 09: Teeth of the Tegha.
- Episode 10: Headhunter’s Revenge.
- Episode 11: Russian Special Forces Spetsanz.
- Episode 12: Machete of the Amazons.
- Episode 13: San Mai Mystery.
- Episode 14: Second Chance Tournament, Part 01.
- Episode 15: Second Chance Tournament, Part 02.
- Episode 16: Second Chance Tournament, Finals.
- Episode 17: Memory Game.
- Episode 18: Forged in Fire: WWE Edition.
- Episode 19: Arctic Forge.
- Episode 20: Civil War Battle.
- Episode 21: Casino Challenge.
- Episode 22: Deadly Duo.
- Episode 23: Fire and Water.
- Episode 24: Sledgehammer Showdown.
- Episode 25: Medieval Mystery Sword.
- Episode 26: Pick Your Poison.
- Episode 27: Forge of Fear.
- Episode 28: The Terrifying Tuareg Takoba.
- Episode 29: Barrel Full of Mystery.
- Episode 30: Armed Forces Tournament, Part 01.
- Episode 31: Armed Forces Tournament, Part 02.
- Episode 32: Armed Forces Tournament Finale.
- Episode 33: Judges Takeover: Doug Marcaida (Wikipedia not IMDB).
- Episode 33: Young Guns Challenge.
- Episode 34: Judges Takeover: Ben Abbott.
- Episode 35: The Dark Side.
- Episode 36: Judges Takeover: J. Neilson.
- Episode 37: Damascus 500.
- Episode 38: Judges Takeover: Dave Baker.
- Episode 39: The Firangi Sword.
- Episode 40: 200th Episode: Fan’s Choice.
- Episode 41: Beat the Unbeaten: Round One.
- Episode 42: Beat the Unbeaten: Scrap Steel Challenge.
- Episode 43: Beat the Unbeaten: Broken Blade Revenge.
- Episode 44: Beat the Unbeaten: Back for Revenge.
- Episode 45: Beat the Unbeaten: The Final Showdown.
Both IMDB and Wikipedia list 45 episodes.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 18 November 2020 to 02 February 2022.
- Running Time: 42 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: TV-PG.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.