Season 2

Episode Guide

Let's Eat!

S2 E1
Jul 12, 2009
Host Tom Cavanagh explores man's sincerest love of all - love of food. Explore Native American food, the origin of the coffee break, and food's effect on our teeth.

Top Secret

S2 E2
Jul 19, 2009
Can an artist outsmart top spies? Does a missile filled with mail make a political statement to the world? Unlock some of the Smithsonian's most compelling mysteries.

Nature's Vault

S2 E3
Jul 26, 2009
Follow Tom Cavanagh as he tracks sloths, searches the Panama Canal, and rises 16 stories in a construction crane to research bug life atop the rainforest.

Crystal Ball

S2 E4
Aug 02, 2009
Host Tom Cavanagh taps into the Smithsonian's vaults and labs to gaze into the future, as we envisioned it in the 1930s and as we look forward today.

Going, Going, Gone

S2 E5
Aug 09, 2009
Host Tom Cavanagh joins the Smithsonian on a mission of "extreme conservation" to protect the best aspects of our world for future generations.

Sex 101

S2 E6
Aug 16, 2009
Go behind the scenes and under the covers of the Smithsonian to find evidence of romance and sex within the institution's confines.

Villains and Rogues

S2 E7
Aug 23, 2009
Tom Cavanagh takes on the bad guys in "Villains and Rogues" and digs up some pretty incriminating evidence from the Smithsonian vaults.