Genre: Documentary, History, Technology
Premise: Innovation was thriving even back in the days of the Old West, and this series explores gadgets and technologies being used on the 19th-century American frontier. Experts explain the science and re-enactments illustrate how some of the items were used, including kerosene headlamps, electrified brass rails, steam heat and lie detectors.
S01, E06 (First Aired: May. 4, 2004)
Frontier brothels are a hotbed of illegal activity and the breeding ground for criminals.
S01, E02 (First Aired: Apr. 6, 2004)
Sheriffs and judges desperate to stop the growing onslaught of outlaws need grisly technologies to punish and deter these criminals.