James May's Things You Need to Know

  • Score 8.0
  • Premiered: Jun 2011
  • Episodes: 9
  • Followers: 106
  • Rank #2386
  • Ended
  • BBC Two
  • Monday at 10


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...about Einstein
Air date
Aug 13, 2012
So you think you know Albert Einstein? Clever guy, crazy hair, had a few ideas about space and time - that's the one. Well, James May thought he knew him pretty well too, until he .. show full overview
...about Brains
Air date
Aug 20, 2012
Do you really know what is happening inside your head? James May does and it turns out there is a lot more than you would imagine. With the aid of some mind-boggling animation and .. show full overview
...about Evolution
Air date
Aug 27, 2012
You might relish cabbage about as much as a two month bout of chickenpox, but would you consider it as a leafy long lost relative? James May does, thanks to the genius of a man who .. show full overview
...about Speed
Air date
Sep 03, 2012
You may feel the need for speed, but do you really understand it properly? James May does. In this fast-moving mix of animation and motion graphics he tries to figure out how you can .. show full overview
...about Engineering
Air date
Sep 10, 2012
James May uncovers the fascinating science of engineering, giving the real 'nuts & bolts' account of how things really work, from the wheel to the Saturn V rocket. How have smart men .. show full overview
2x6 Show finale
...about Chemistry
Air date
Sep 17, 2012
Have you ever wondered if certain chemicals can make you irresistible to the opposite sex? Well James May certainly has, and with the help of dynamic motion graphics, he distils the .. show full overview

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