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TV Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes

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Below is a complete Mega Disasters episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Mega Disasters episodes are listed along with the Mega Disasters episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Mega Disasters episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll contains items like “New York Hurricane” and “L.A.'s Killer Quake.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Mega Disasters episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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West Coast Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
West Coast Tsunami May 09 2006 - The United States faces a potential tsunami threat that mirrors the catastrophic Indonesia tsunami of 2004. Just west of the Oregon coast lies the Cascadia subduction zone where the Juan de Fuca ...more

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Tornado Alley Twister is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Tornado Alley Twister May 16 2006 - A tornado scenario striking Dallas, Texas is examined.

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American Volcano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
American Volcano May 30 2006 - Mount Rainier is a ticking time bomb that could dwarf the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, sending massive lahars and mudslides toward the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area.

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Asteroid Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Asteroid Apocalypse Jun 06 2006 - The possibility of a cosmic impact on the planet Earth is examined.

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Earthquake in the Heartland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Earthquake in the Heartland Jun 13 2006 - The New Madrid Fault could reawaken at any time and destroy St. Louis, Missouri and Memphis, Tennessee, like the New Madrid Earthquake of 1811-12.

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Yellowstone Eruption is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Yellowstone Eruption Jun 27 2006 - Yellowstone National Park lies on top of a magma chamber that is 35-miles wide, waiting to erupt. (For further information, see Yellowstone Caldera.)

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Windy City Tornado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Windy City Tornado Jul 11 2006 - The episode creates a scenario in which Chicago is menaced by three fictional tornadoes.

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East Coast Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
East Coast Tsunami Jul 18 2006 - Cumbre Vieja, a volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, off the northwestern coast of Africa, may potentially collapse in the future. If it does, a massive tsunami will be ...more

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San Francisco Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
San Francisco Earthquake Jul 25 2006 - The 1917 Halifax Explosion that killed 2000 people in Halifax could happen again if everything went exactly the wrong way in Boston.

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Mega Blast is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Mega Blast Aug 01 2006 - Ice ages can come and go under an abrupt climate change scenario.

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Mega Freeze is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Mega Freeze Aug 15 2006 - What if a super storm causes a flood in Sacramento, California?

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California's Katrina is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
California's Katrina Sep 19 2006 - This special-edition episode examines what happened in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and its effect on San Francisco and looks at the destruction if it were to happen again today.

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New York Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
New York Hurricane May 23 2006 - New York City suffers a Hurricane Katrina-like disaster.

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British Superflood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
British Superflood

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Comet Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Comet Catastrophe Sep 04 2007 - A comet is imagined to strike the Earth and cause major devastation.

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Gamma Ray Burst is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Gamma Ray Burst Sep 04 2007 - Every few seconds, a supernova emits jets of deadly gamma rays somewhere in the galaxy. If one of these gamma ray bursts should happen sufficiently close to the solar system, all life would

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Krakatoa's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Krakatoa's Revenge Sep 11 2007 - The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history, claiming over 36,000 lives by the tsunamis it triggered. Another volcanic eruption at Krakatoa, now ...more

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Glacier Meltdown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Glacier Meltdown Sep 25 2007 - The shield volcanoes that make the Hawaiian Islands will erupt again and cause major destruction by earthquakes and massive lava flows.

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Hawaii Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Hawaii Apocalypse Oct 02 2007 - Methane gas precipitates out of the Earth's crust but is easily diluted in the air and in the oceans. Yet, according to one scientist, certain oceanic conditions could trap the gas in regions ...more

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Methane Explosion is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Methane Explosion Oct 09 2007 - As temperatures rise, a global meltdown has begun. From the Andes to the Himalayas to the Alps, glaciers are vanishing. In Antarctica and Greenland, vast ice sheets are turning into liquid. The ...more

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Alien Infection is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Alien Infection Oct 16 2007 - Could an alien infection cause an epidemic on earth? Some experts believe that spacecraft returning from Mars could bring back a harmful sample or comet dust falling into our atmosphere could ...more

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New York Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
New York Earthquake Oct 23 2007 - An earthquake in New York City may seem like the plot of a bad movie, but a magnitude 5 quake occurred in 1884 and could happen again. Two faults run under Manhattan Island, including the 125th ...more

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Mega Drought is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Mega Drought Oct 30 2007 - Trends indicate that a major drought event is looming in the not-too-distant future. In as few as three decades we could experience conditions that would make the Dust Bowl of the 1930s seem ...more

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The Next Pompeii? is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
The Next Pompeii? Nov 27 2007 - The oil that our world runs on won't last forever. The gap between supply and demand is ever increasing. Will alternative energy save us or is it already too late? What would happen to the world ...more

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Super Swarms is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Super Swarms Nov 07 2007 - The locust is one of the most destructive and dreaded life forms on Earth. American pioneers faced the largest swarm of locusts ever recorded. The 1,800 mile long and 110-mile-wide cloud of ...more

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The Next Pompeii? is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
The Next Pompeii? Nov 28 2007 - In AD 79, Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii and killed 5,000 people. The volcano is quiet at the moment, but the only consistency in Vesuvius' eruptive history is a lack of consistency. The danger ...more

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L.A.'s Killer Quake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
L.A.'s Killer Quake Nov 20 2007 - It has been a century since the infamous 1906 San Francisco earthquake and Californians live with the knowledge that it's only a matter of time before they're hit again. Los Angeles is the ...more

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Comet Storm is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Comet Storm Jun 03 2008 - Around 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Nearly 75% of all life on earth vanished. But could a single asteroid have been the lone killer? Theories ...more

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Airborne Attack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Airborne Attack Jul 01 2008 - About 8,000 years ago, rain squalls had global oceans surging. The oceans rose above all of the earth. When the flood was over the Mediterranean Sea had claimed a landmass twice the size of ...more

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Atlantis Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Atlantis Apocalypse Jul 15 2008 - In 6,000 BC, 8,000 years before the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, a paleotsunami whose waves reach taller than the Statue of Liberty allegedly was generated by a landslide from Mount Etna and ...more

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Oil Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Oil Apocalypse Jul 29 2008 - Modern dams are marvels of engineering but after decades of neglect the U.S. infrastructure is in crisis and by 2020, 85% of U.S. dams may be near their breaking point. When the South Fork Dam ...more

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Hypercane is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Hypercane Aug 12 2008 - About 3,000 years ago, a [[volcano]] erupted on the Agean island [[Thira]]. Some [[archeologists]] and scientists theorize that this is what wiped out the [[Minoan civilization]]. Near the end, ...more

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Volcanic Winter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Volcanic Winter Jul 22 2008 - The largest volcanic eruption of the past two million years occurred on the Indonesian island of Sumatra some 75,000 years ago. The impact from the supervolcano Mount Toba decimated the local ...more

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Dam Break is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Dam Break Aug 05 2008 - The U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission plan to transport 77,000 tons of nuclear waste to a permanent storage facility 950 feet below Nevada's Yucca Mountain. If the ...more

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Noah's Great Flood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Noah's Great Flood May 13 2008 - About 8,000 years ago, rain squalls had global oceans surging. The oceans rose above all of the earth. When the flood was over the Mediterranean Sea had claimed a landmass twice the size of ...more

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Mega Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Mega Tsunami May 20 2008 - In 6,000 BC, 8,000 years before the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, a paleotsunami whose waves reach taller than the Statue of Liberty allegedly was generated by a landslide from Mount Etna and ...more

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Deadly Jet Collision is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Deadly Jet Collision Jul 15 2008 - Since commercial aviation truly began in the 1930s, the romance of air travel has been marred by the tragedy of crashes. Unless significant changes continue to be made in airport infrastructure, ...more

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Glow Train is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Glow Train Jun 11 2008 - The U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission plan to transport 77,000 tons of nuclear waste to a permanent storage facility 950 feet below Nevada's Yucca Mountain. If the ...more

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Prehistoric English Superflood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Prehistoric English Superflood Jul 01 2008 - Could the island nation of Great Britain have once been connected to Europe by land? Listen to a new theory and evidence which suggests that the English Channel was created by one of the largest ...more

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Toxic Cloud is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Toxic Cloud Jul 22 2008 - Chemistry has changed our way of life. From the gasoline in our cars, to the quality of water we drink, to the furniture we sit on. But with modern industry come hazards and risk, including ...more

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Airborne Attack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Airborne Attack Jul 08 2008 - Anthrax is the most feared of all the biological weapons--spores entering the body through the lungs are lethal. In 2001, a simple letter, sent through the US mail, paralyzed a nation, when ...more

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Comet Storm is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Mega Disasters Episodes
Comet Storm Jun 24 2008 - 13,000 years ago, a large comet exploded over eastern Canada unleashing a mass of burning fragments that ignited a mega storm of fire spreading for thousands of miles. Nearly every living thing ...more