Million Dollar Genius Season 1
S01 E01Feb 19, 2016
Too Hot To Handle Feb 19, 2016 A failing real estate agent who invents a cardboard sleeve for hot coffee cups; a high school dropout who builds a better whistle; a guy who is losing his hair that comes up with the perfect head razor for men.
S01 E02Feb 26, 2016
Barbecue Bonanza Feb 26, 2016 Ethan Woods manages to make the world's first barbeque grill cleaning robot the Grillbot whilst Patrick O'Neill creates the first attachable photo lens for the iPhone.
S01 E03Mar 4, 2016
Selfie Made Man Mar 4, 2016 Wayne Fromm is an avid photographer who spends thousands creating the world's first "selfie stick" known as the Quik Pod. David Weck is a struggling actor who creates a piece of exercise equipment known as the BOSU Ball in his father's garage, and goes on to sell it to some of the biggest sports organizations in the world. Joel Glickman was a retired factory owner who risked his family's entire company when he created one of the most successful construction toys called K'NEX.
S01 E04Mar 11, 2016
Couch Potato King Mar 11, 2016 Michael Berardi a producer, who makes infomercials for inventors selling their products. One day he finally comes up with his own invention, the Xhose, the world's first collapsible hose. And after making his own commercial his idea becomes a winner. Randy Hetrick was an elite Navy SEAL who needed to stay in top physical condition no matter where he was deployed. After many attempts he invents one of the bestselling physical fitness devices ever--the TRX Suspension Trainer. Gary Clegg was a college freshman when a cold night in his dorm at the University of Maine leads him to invent The Slanket--a blanket with sleeves. Years later after graduating Gary realizes the potential of his blanket with a sleeve and the rest is couch potato history.
S01 E05Mar 18, 2016
All Tied Up Mar 18, 2016 Ryan Grepper who invented the ultimate cooler, Dan Martinson who created the Gear Ties, and David Hon who designed a folding bicycle.
S01 E06Mar 25, 2016
Donut Destiny Mar 25, 2016 Dominique Ansel who created the Cronut, Seth Tibbott who developed the Tofurkey, Rick Pescovitz who invented a pop-up shelter, and Mary Ellen Sheets who built the moving company, Two Men and Truck.
S01 E07Apr 1, 2016
Bigger is Better Apr 1, 2016 Rico Elmore was a car salesman who could never find sunglasses wide enough to fit his head. He decided to create large sized glasses and named them Fatheadz. Roni Di Lullo had a successful career as a software engineer when she discovered something about her dog while playing catch. He was squinting in the bright sun and missing the Frisbee she was tossing.
S01 E08Apr 29, 2016
Grilling Genius Apr 29, 2016 Meet the man who invented one of the most popular appliances in history, The George Foreman Grill. Because most people have never heard of Michael Boehm he now carries the actual patent with him to prove he is the grill's inventor.
S01 E09Apr 29, 2016
The Wheel Deal Apr 29, 2016 Bob Plath was a veteran airline pilot who invented the first carry-on bag with wheels. His invention has forever changed the way people travel. Travis Perry was a guitar teacher when he decided to invent a simple device that would make it easy for anyone to learn how to play Guitar. He named it ChordBuddy and made millions. Mike Miller was teenage inventor when he came up with a fork and knife combo called a Knork that is changing the way people use cutlery. Leslie Scott took a childhood game of stacking blocks and made it into the hugely successful and timeless game called Jenga.
S01 E10Apr 29, 2016
Bottoms Up Apr 29, 2016 Josh Springer was a guy who loved beer but hated waiting for the pitcher or glass to fill up. He knew there had to be a faster way and invented Bottom's Up a dispenser that fills from the bottom. Bruce Johnson always seemed to have trouble sleeping. To get a better night's rest he created an adhesive strip called Breathe Right that helps people breathe easier and get the sleep they need. John and Bert Jacobs were brothers traveling America and selling t-shirts out of their van, when they were inspired to design a character with the slogan "Life is Good" which became a huge hit. Jeff Woolf was thrown off his bike, but his helmet saved his life. This incident inspired him to invent a folding portable bike helmet called the Morpher Folding Helmet. To date he has sold thousands of his helmets.