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Real, Fake or Unknown - Episode Guide

Season 1

Dicing with Death

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jun 29, 2017

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Three death-defying videos are under the microscope. A hoverboarder teeters high above Dubai. A man dices with death under a train. A snowboarder has a grizzly encounter with a bear. Are they real?

Natural World

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jul 6, 2017

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This episode puts some of the web's most-watched animal clips under the microscope, including extreme shepherding, a vengeful lion and a cradle-snatching eagle. Are they real?


Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jul 13, 2017

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From jet-powered hoverboards to flame-retardant goo, this episode examines viral promotional videos. Which are real and which are fake? And do we know when we're being targeted?

Crazy Skills

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jul 20, 2017

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This episode examines online clips of crazy skills. From ocean surfing motorbiking to trick-shot archery, a skydiving game of catch, and superhuman baseball batting, which are real and which are fake?


Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jul 27, 2017

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This episode investigates illusions. Can spinning an upturned glass of water really make it defy gravity? Did a performance group play a deadly game of ping pong with kitchen knives? Is a clip that shows the ground liquefying real? Can a subwoofer sound system pump out bass so powerful that it turns a car to jelly? Are these clips real or fake?

Headline Grabbing

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Aug 3, 2017

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Some viral clips grab headlines around the world, but that doesn't mean they're all real. A futuristic head shave that threatens every barber shop on the planet, an apparently superhuman remote helicopter, the world's most idiotic selfie and a city in the sky are in the spotlight in this episode. Are these clips real or fake?

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