Stan Lee's Superhumans, Season 2HDClosed Captioning
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Season 2 of Stan Lee’s Superhumans on HISTORY® continues to blow your mind with the extraordinary abilities of humans. Co-Creator of some of the greatest comic book superheroes including Spider Man, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk, Stan Lee believes super humans are real and not just fiction. Host Daniel Browning Smith, “the world’s most flexible man” (literally), travels the world to find them. This season, Daniel meets Shaolin monk Hu Qiong of Kuala Lumpur, whose body can resist spears to his throat and metal drills to his head; Chad Netherland, who can hold back a 500 HP car as well as two airplanes from takeoff; Dickinson Oppon from Ghana who can drink amounts of water that would ordinarily be fatal; and Mike Rutzen from Cape Town, South Africa, who claims to be able to control sharks. Join them for another thrilling journey into the farthest reaches of humankind.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoYo Yo Ninja||In his quest to find people with real superpowers, Daniel Browning Smith meets some extraordinary individuals including the man with the strongest neck on earth; a man who claims he's the world's first Cyborg; and a Seattle man whose yo yo skills push the limits of speed and dexterity.||42:24||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSuper Special||The search is on to find more real-life superhumans! First Daniel is in Canada to meet Pat Poviliatis, a man who boasts his hands are tough enough to withstand the deadly jaws of a steel-tooted cougar-trap. Sam Whittingham claims to have built the fastest human powered machine on the planet. His combination of design genius, and physical strength could make him the ultimate superhuman man with a brain like a hard drive. Brad Williams claims to have Super Autobiographical Memory, which means his brain has the power to remember and catalog almost everything that has ever happened to him, down to the tiniest details. And Annalisa Flanagan is rumored to have the loudest voice on earth, 122db. That's enough to cause physical pain and permanent ear damage.||42:51||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHuman Shield||Rene Richter says he has the strongest teeth on earth, capable of bending coins. But we discover his strength lies in his jaw, which Rene says allows him to lift over 1000lbs. Kirby Roy has spent his life trying to become impervious to pain, using a controversial martial art called Combat Qi, he claims he is able to take strikes of limitless power to the most sensitive parts of the human anatomy. Daniel calls in some of the world's hardest hitters and kickers to put that to the test. Internet videos show college quarterback Alex Tanney performing mind-blowing trick throws. They look impossible, so Daniel wants Alex to prove he's for real. It's rumored Eric Scott is the best jet-pack pilot on earth, and he intends to prove it, by flying over a lake with no safety measures and only 30 seconds of fuel.||42:15||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSteel Face||Daniel Browning Smith is in Vegas to meet Brian Jackson who blows up a hot water bottle until it explodes. Daniel takes Brian to a lung specialist to measure the power output and pressure of his lungs. Lu Deyuan's extraordinary, traffic-stopping superhuman ability is eye watering! Daniel meets Lu in a Kuala Lumpur dockyard where he's hanging steel bars from his eyelids. Lu says he feels no pain and doesn't suffer from any injuries. Could Anthony Kelly have the fastest reflexes in the world? Daniel meets him catching tennis balls at 80mph, and use a high speed camera to capture his technique. At a Detroit Dojo, Daniel meets Japanese Nunchuck Master Hiroki deadly in the martial art of nunchaku combat. Cindi Bir and Daniel test his ability by challenging his accuracy with a baseball pitching cannon.||41:49||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSpiderpower||At high altitude, low oxygen causes hypoxia, altitude sickness and very quickly, death. But Ang Rita Sherpa claims he's climbed Everest 10 times with no extra oxygen. Daniel takes him to a leading Altitude Research facility to witness the effects of altitude in a hyperbaric chamber. It's said spider-silk is the strongest material on earth. And Randy Lewis says he has found a way to copy it--by breeding a herd of goats with spider DNA, creating a goat that can produce spider-silk in its milk? Stan wants Daniel to find out if this could be the first step to a real life Spiderman. It's rumored Tori Allen can climb Like Spiderman, but in fact it seems she was brought up with monkeys and has actually mastered many of their climbing tricks. Stan Lee created Rocket Racer, a super-powered skateboarding nemesis for Spiderman. But Bob Burnquist is said to perform jumps on his skateboard that have made Stan's comic books a reality.||43:25||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBeast Masters||Dean Sheldon claims to be immune to America's deadliest scorpion venom. Daniel asks him to prove it by collecting 22 wild scorpions form the Arizona desert, and putting them in his mouth, all at once! Kanzawa Sensei claims to be able to put any animal into a trance using mind control. Daniel brings him to a California to prove his powers on an alpaca ranch, before facing the ultimate challenge. George Aldrich is Nasa's supersniffer, employed to scent test every object that goes into space, as he says "you can't open a window on the space shuttle!" But how does his power compare to a sniffer dog? Daniel, and LAPD sniffer-dog trainer Lamb Lambert, set George a challenge. Martin Strehl claims he has swum the entire length of the Amazon, 3000 miles, a feat no other human has achieved. Could Martin's body somehow be immune to fatigue?||43:45||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRocket Blader||Stan sends Daniel to meet 38-year-old German speed fanatic Dirk Auer, who claims that with his incredible turbo powered rocket backpack and skates, he can reach amazing speeds. Guy Bavli claims he can move objects around a room using the power of his mind. We take him to a hardware store where he bends nails and cutlery off the shelves--and even appears to move objects without touching them. Daniel meets Nigel on a running track made of broken glass. A pain expert examines Nigel's physiology... if he feels pain in the rest of his body, could his feet hold the key to switching off pain? Steve Woodmore claims to be able to talk at a "superhuman" speed of 637 Words per Minute! That's 10.25 Words per second, four times faster than the average person.||42:24||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRobo Men||Matthius Schlitte was born with Proteus syndrome, giving him one arm MUCH bigger than the other. He has used this genetic difference as a gift, and through training, turned himself into a top arm wrestler, capable of beating men twice his size. But can he take on a super-charged robot, literally built to arm wrestle? Jean Yves Blondeau has designed a 32 wheel roller-suit that turns him into a human rollerskate with incredible speed and agility. Daniel wants to push the Rollerman to the max, pitting him against a 100mph go-kart. Jack Dagger claims to be the deadliest knife thrower on earth. He says he can hit any target, no matter how small or how fast it is moving. Will Daniel survive a William Tell-esque apple on the head stunt? It's rumoured Wolfgang Manicke and his posse have the power to destroy buildings with their bare hands. Daniel takes Wolfgang to a scientist to analyze his strength.||42:19||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoShark Master||Daniel searches out "The Spring," an unlikely internet star from Wisconsin, to see if his talents are for real. Could he be the greatest jumper on the planet? An American born fighter claims he can break baseball bats in half with a single kick, earning him the nickname "Shins of Steel." Daniel takes him to a specialist ballistics and biomechanics lab to investigate his claims further. Then, Daniel is in South Africa, to meet Ito Kenichi who claims to have a unique ability to sprint on all fours, using an incredible technique that defies the norms of human biology. Ito currently holds the world record for fastest 100m sprint on all fours. Using motion capture footage to analyze his technique, Ito astounds Daniel by achieving a top speed of 15mph. But can he beat a man running upright? Next, Daniel flies to Capetown to meet Mike Rutzen who enjoys free diving with sharks.||42:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBird Man||The ultimate superpower is flight, and Yokke Sommer is rumored to have achieved it--coming as close to a bird as any human has ever achieved. Daniel meets him on a 1000ft cliff in Norway, the site of many tragic deaths, where Yokke wants to prove his power by flying at over 120 mph just 3ft from the cliff face. Ram Barkai claims to be immune to cold--regularly swimming in temperatures cold enough to kill. He proves his unique ability in the Nordic fjord-lands, before Daniel sets him the challenge of swimming a kilometre in water just 1 degree above freezing. Man has evolved to walk upright, and has gone on to be able to run faster and faster. But Roland Wagner has become the fastest backwards runner on earth and says his technique is actually better for the body. Hands of fire? Master Zhou claims he can produce heat in his hands hot enough to boil water. Daniel puts him to the test to try and find an explanation.||42:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSupersight||Daniel travels to Sardinia to meet free diver Stig Severinson who wants to take breath holding beyond all known human capabilities. He says he wants to hold his breath for over 20 minutes! Daniel takes him to a leading maritime research facility in Norway to see him attempt to become the "Dolphin Man." Russian Alex Levit is a living legend--rumored to have learnt to see using his mind, even though he was born totally blind. He claims he uses other extra-senses to see, and can even play pool. Daniel wants him to prove its no trick. Mikhail Vasilyev thinks he is a magnet--but how can he stick huge non metallic objects to his skin? Daniel and a doctor investigate Mikhail's body before he proves he has the stickiest skin on earth by attempting to lift an object weighing twice his own body-weight, by attaching it to his skin using his superhuman power! Prepare to be appalled and amazed by Brad Byers ability to inset deadly objects into his nose. But how can he survive?||43:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFinger of Steel||Daniel meets Ho in Kuala Lumpur, where he demonstrates his incredible ability, smashing through the rock hard exterior of a coconut with his index finger. Dan Voss measures the force of his "finger of steel." And a load hammer replicates this force on a coconut. Next, Daniel meets Moses Langan in a busy Detroit shopping mall, where he has drawn a crowd with his spectacular ability. He appears to be able to turn his legs 180 degrees, and walk forwards! Orlando Duque demonstrates a breath-taking ability--diving from the same height as a twelve-story building and hitting the water at 55MPH without injury. Daniel and an Orthopaedic Surgeon Dirk Dolbere, investigate the forces Orlando can withstand. Joe Eigo says his jump defies gravity and insists he never uses trick photography, crash mats or safety wires. Could his body be engineered differently?||42:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|