Dark Marvels

  • Premiered: Jul 2023
  • Episodes: 8
  • Followers: 10
  • Running
  • History Channel
  • Monday at 22
  • Documentary History Reality


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Season 1
Death Devices
Episode overview
Air date
Jul 10, 2023
Exploring the dark origin stories behind some of history's most notorious methods of execution, from the guillotine to the electric chair.
Temples of Doom
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Air date
Jul 17, 2023
The gates are open to some of history's most sinister structures; from the terrifying Tower of London to a hotel of horrors, discover the dark secrets hidden within these foreboding fortresses.
Treacherous Traps
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Air date
Jul 24, 2023
Whether they're used to stop treasure hunters, body snatchers, or wartime enemies, booby traps are diabolical devices just waiting to kill.
Pain and Punishment
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Air date
Jul 31, 2023
The twisted origin stories of some of history's most diabolically creative and brutal torture devices, from the "Iron Maiden" to the pear of anguish.
Blades of Fury
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Air date
Aug 07, 2023
From the destructive Viking axe, to the sacred but deadly Samurai katana, razor sharp blades wielded by fearsome warriors have spilled blood and forged empires.
Superweapons of Fear
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Air date
Aug 14, 2023
From the world's largest trebuchet to Nazi super cannons, these are the deadly weapons that rain destruction and spread fear on the battlefield.
Sinister Spy Weapons
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Air date
Aug 21, 2023
An exploration into the dark art of spy-craft, from the frankenkitty to the umbrella gun, reveals the deadliest spy weapons deployed to gather information and assassinate enemies.
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 21, 2023
Since ancient times through the modern day, brutal games thrill both players and spectators. We explore the origins of history's deadliest games--from Roman bloodsports to Russian Roulette.

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