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Forged in Fire

TVPG • Reality • TV Series • 2015

Forged in Fire is a competition show pitting master weapon makers against each other. Each week, four of the best blade smiths in the country will com...more

Forged in Fire is a competition show pitting master weapon makers against each other. Each week, four of the best blade smiths in the country will com...more

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4 seasons available (57 episodes)

4 seasons available

(57 episodes)

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Episode 1

Judges Pick

The judges pick past bladesmiths to represent them; first, the smiths must use steel from N.Y.C. streets to forge signature blades; in the final round, the competitors have five days to forge a sword that originated in West Africa, the Ida.
Episode 2

Deer Horn Knives

Four bladesmiths tee up for a never-before seen challenge, harvesting steel from a vintage golf club to forge signature blades; in the final round, the remaining smiths must forge a pair of iconic double bladed weapons with two times the edge.
Episode 3

The Katzbalger

The competitors must forge two blades in the first round, pushing them to their limits and leading to a hospital trip; after the second round, the two remaining smiths have five days to create an iconic 15th-century combat sword, the Katzbalger.
Episode 4

Makraka

Facing a new twist in the first round, four bladesmiths must forge a karambit, a curved knife that resembles a claw; the final two competitors have five days to forge one of the deadliest weapons in African history, the makraka.
Episode 5

Fans' Choice

Chosen by fans, four bladesmiths return for a second shot at victory; the smiths must use their best forging techniques to make a signature blade using barbed wire; the final two smiths craft a historical Filipino weapon of war, the Panabas.
Episode 6

Akrafena

Bladesmiths are tasked with forging a Kukri, the signature blade of master smith and judge, Jason Knight; after two rounds of mishaps and mischief, two smiths forge ahead in the final challenge to reproduce a distinctive African sword, the Akrafena.
Episode 7

Talwar

Competitors are tasked with using mystery steel to forge a blade; the smiths fight to the finish amidst injuries and setbacks, but only two make it to the final round; two finalists have five days to recreate the sacred but lethal Talwar sword.
Episode 8

The Cinquedea

Four bladesmiths are welcomed to the forge with a curveball--they must utilize questionable steel from mining tools to forge a blade in their signature style. Given the option to add high carbon steel to their knives, the smiths make risky decisions.
Episode 9

The Charay

The competitors must demonstrate edged-weapon mastery when they are tasked with turning salvaged junkyard steel into a weapon. Pressured by the ticking clock, each smith turns in a finished blade in their signature style.
Episode 10

Sword Breaker Redemption

Four previous competitors return to the forge for a second chance, only to find that the road to redemption is far from easy.
Episode 11

Master & Apprentice

It's double the competitors and double the heat in this first ever team challenge. Masters compete alongside their apprentices as they are forced to take turns on the forge floor, tag-teaming and fusing their skills to forge a cleaver.
Episode 12

Ngombe Ngulu

Four blade smiths enter the forge and are given the twisted challenge of having to forge blades from a giant elevator cable.
Episode 13

The Shamshir

Staying a step ahead will be the key to success as four competing bladesmiths are tasked with forging a bowie that will require a d-guard in the 2nd round.
Episode 14

The Kachin Dao

Smiths must use steel from old nautical equipment to forge-weld their signature blades, while being forced to do it using a metal inlay technique; then, the two finalists have just five days to forge the Kachin Dao, a deadly headhunting sword.
Episode 15

The Gladiators' Scissor

With a variety of steels to choose from, the smiths are forced to create a canister Damascus billet from which they must forge a dagger.
Episode 16

The Kampilan

Four bladesmiths head to a scrap yard to create their signature blades using harvested metal and a coal forge; in the final round, the smiths must re-create a fearsome battle weapon known as the kampilan.
Episode 17

The Kpinga

The smiths are forced to layer a complex Damascus pattern into their signature-style blades; broken blades fall throughout two challenges and an unforgiving round; finalists must recreate a three-bladed African throwing knife called the Kpinga.
Episode 18

The Yatagan

The competition shifts into high gear when the smiths are tasked with turning the rusted steel of a 1971 Mercury Cougar into their signature blade in just three hours.
Episode 19

International Championship

Four of the top smiths from around the world compete in an international championship; two smiths return home empty handed, while two go on to recreate the Spadroon, a weapon that transcends borders, in their efforts to bring home the title.
Episode 20

Tabar-Shishpar

Four bladesmiths have a monkey wrench thrown into the competition, literally, when they are asked to forge blades in their signature style from pipe wrenches.
Episode 21

Ultimate Champions Edition

In a Forged in Fire first, five former champions return for a competition unlike any other and must earn a spot at one of the four anvils before the first forge has been lit.
Episode 22

Knights Templar

Four brave smiths are thrown for a loop when they must forge together rusty chain mail and high quality steel to produce Knights Templar Crusader Daggers in Round 1.
Episode 23

Viking Edition

Four brave competitors march into a dry moat where they must resurrect old swords and forge them into a Viking Seax, using the time-tested coal forge. With hammers in full swing and multiple obstacles, the smiths exhaust every ounce of their strength.

Bonus: Tour Chris and Jeremiah's Home Forges

Bonus: Tour David and Brian's Home Forged

Bonus: Tour Neil and Theo's Home Forges

Bonus: Tabar-Shishpar Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: Spadroon Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: Yatagan Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: Kpinga Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: What Is the Kpinga?

Bonus: Kampilan Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Is the Kampilan?

Bonus: Tour Dwight and Billy Bob's Home Forges

Bonus: Gladiators' Scissor Deliberation, Round 1

Bonus: What is the Gladiators' Scissor?

Bonus: Kachin Dao Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: Shamshir Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: Ngombe Ngulu Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Is a Ngombe Ngulu?

Bonus: Nzappa Zap Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: What Is a Nzappa Zap?

Bonus: Sword Breaker Redemption Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Is a Sword Breaker?

Bonus: Charay Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Is the Charay?

Bonus: Cinquedea Deliberation, Round 2

What is the Cinquedea?

Bonus: Talwar Deliberation, Round 1

What Is the Talwar?

Bonus: Akrafena Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: What Is the Akrafena?

Bonus: Panabas Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: What Is the Panabas?

Bonus: Makraka Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Is A Makraka?

Bonus: Katzbalger Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: What Is A Katzbalger?

Bonus: Wil Willis on the Job of the Blacksmith

Bonus: Wil Willis on the Principles of Forging

Bonus: Deer Horn Knives Home Forge Challenge

Bonus: Judges' Pick Deliberation, Round 2

Bonus: What Are Deer Horn Knives?

Bonus: What Is An Ida Sword?

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