Super Humans

Super HumansThroughout history, the forces of evolution and genetic mutation have endowed humans with astonishing new abilities and features. It's a process that continues to this day, and nowhere is it more evident than in the fascinating world of Stan Lee's Superhumans. Co-hosted by Stan Lee, the legendary creator of the X-Men, the series scours the globe for the real-life counterparts of Lee's characters–people with unique genetic traits that translate into remarkable powers.

These include a man whose body is powerfully magnetic, another who can withstand deadly levels of cold and yet another whose brain performs complex calculations at staggering speeds.

In each episode, these superhumans undergo tests that may help explain their amazing gifts, while viewers discover the long history of people with extraordinary powers.

Daniel Browning Smith, who's been dubbed the most flexible man in the world, hosts this thrilling journey into the farthest reaches of humankind.

Watch the full documentary now (playlist - 3 hours, 40 minutes)

Ratings: 4.50/10 from 14 users.

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25 Comments / User Reviews

  1. Teddy Mcd

    Super Humans? Hmm... and nary a mention of Chuck Norris. He is gonna be mightily peeved. I'm getting out of town 'till this blows over.

  2. Regan

    haha, very witty indeed Teddy, LMAO! luv it!

  3. OccultAlien

    I saw an invisible man again the other day, he was standing in the bushes

  4. OccultAlien

    please has anyone else seen an invisible man.

  5. pyjammez

    I lost all respect for this documentary after the strength one... that was so stupid. 10% (6 hundred million) of the population could have done all of those strength tests under the conditions they used..

  6. PaulGloor

    Chuck isn't in this cause hes not human !

  7. Earthwinger

    Not sure where you got your 10% figure from, but I agree that test was totally bogus. I'd like to see it repeated, only with the engine on a bolted down test-bed, and have him directly stop the drive train in it's tracks.

    I'm guessing that one of two things would happen. Either he would lose his hands, or the gearbox would explode. Whatever the result, it would make for great television. :D

    As for the presenter, surely the most interesting question is - just how flexible is he, and can he....? I'm guessing not, because if he could, he'd hardly ever find time to leave the house, never mind make dodgey tv docs.

  8. bighairyandmean

    1 "shaolin" inch>8 inches

  9. Andrea Estrella

    I'm so glad this was added! This is a great show!

  10. Irishkev

    Wow, Piano dude was somethin' else, but most of the others were just crackpots, Brilliant HaHa!

  11. Yavanna

    Most entertaining doc in a while. Some of the feats were truly tremendous. I was particularly impressed with the archer.... but why isn't he a world renowned Olympic athlete?

  12. Yavanna

    PS refreshing to see an American doc that didn't feature the end of the world - or am I missing the point..... are these X-Men going to take over the world!!!!!!??????

  13. Jimmy

    rare units

  14. J

    I do believe in cheese, however, did anyone else notice that there are two handles on the drill and only the back handle is being monitored for pressure?
    If I use my super ordinary, unremarkable power to push forward against the back handle while pushing backwards against the front handle of the drill, I could fail to make some holes in a block of Swiss cheese showing 50 psi of force. Yes! 50 psi of opposing force on the poor drill handles.

  15. PaulGloor

    Anyone else getting the sound severely out of sync by the end of the 3rd episode ?

  16. Paul McKernan

    Jack Bauer has killed more middle eastern men than anyone else in the world. Therefore if nobody else has done it.. He's a superhuman.. If that wolf guy is superhuman then Jack Bauer is head of the superhumans

  17. JumpingAtheist

    someone that can can see the future what a bs.

  18. Tipsy

    I want to see the man with the iron stomach get punched by the shaolin monk.

  19. Abby1980

    meh, i'm better

  20. LLaqui

    I love this show! I want to learn how to awaken my "Chi"

  21. Adrian

    I feel nerdy watching this.

  22. Aspirator

    Funny how the Timo fellow is wearing the star of Ishtar.

  23. MrMikeunderscore

    The beat boxing dude is good, but no super human.
    The dude who can predict the future was an absolute fail, poor guy.
    The quick draw guy and the running man surprised me however.

  24. Sam Ros

    The finnish guy looked like a middle aged lady...

  25. Katie

    some of these are truly astonishing. ..others are freaking lame lol

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