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The word "extreme" means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built — including a modern Italian castle, a seaside house made of refrigerator panels, a floating home that was a ferry boat and a spherical house that revolves with the sun — and find out what makes them all so unique.
Season 1, Episode 3

Extreme Homes

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built - from a cliffside home perched on top of a waterfall to one that is built out of cargo containers, from a home in the middle of a Brazilian rain forest to one that looks like a whale - and find out what makes them all so unique.

Saturday
Sep 24
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 1

UFO, Flower, Ship Shape

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Californian desert house open to the sky, a Japanese sliver of a residence like a shark's fin, a home in Australia that is more campsite than house and one in Colorado that looks like a UFO has landed. A German residence spins like a flower turning to the sun, an English home is a dream come true for train lovers and Russia has an apartment that wants to be a palace. A Connecticut home is like a concrete colossus while an Italian one has tiny turrets, Belgium goes for a super-sleek glass house and a home shaped like a ship has run aground in Washington.

Saturday
Dec 31
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 1

Extreme Homes

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From a modern Italian castle to a seaside house made of refrigerator panels, a floating ferry boat to a spherical house that revolves with the sun, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses and find out what makes them all so unique.

Saturday
Dec 31
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 7

Bubbles, Bottles, Bookcases

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a French bubble palace, a house in Virginia where the building materials dictated the style, a Dutch rhomboid-shaped residence and one made from soda bottles in Argentina. Two become one in Hong Kong, while a house in Portugal combines excitement with economy, a home in Wisconsin spirals out from solid stone and an Italian residence is a tiny cube. Australia has a live-in library, a home in Montana combines silver stainless with raw rusty steel and a Japanese house mirrors the world.

Thursday
Jan 12
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Mailbox, Tomb Site, Spaceship

This extraordinary collection of homes from all over the world includes a five hundred year old Lithuanian house in a glass box, while Australia has one inspired by a mailbox, Arizona has a surprisingly cool residence made of steel and Peru pays homage to an Incan tomb. A crescent shape guarantees a view of Mount Fuji from every room in Japan, Chile has one that's a cave, a house and a tent all at the same time while Holland offers spaceship style living and a traditional looking Mar Vista bungalow in LA turns out to be anything but.

Friday
Jan 13
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7

Bubbles, Bottles, Bookcases

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a French bubble palace, a house in Virginia where the building materials dictated the style, a Dutch rhomboid-shaped residence and one made from soda bottles in Argentina. Two become one in Hong Kong, while a house in Portugal combines excitement with economy, a home in Wisconsin spirals out from solid stone and an Italian residence is a tiny cube. Australia has a live-in library, a home in Montana combines silver stainless with raw rusty steel and a Japanese house mirrors the world.

Thursday
Feb 2
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Mud Castle, Sphere, Cave

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built, from a castle made entirely of mud to a home shaped like a sphere, from one built deep in a cave to a home that looks like a snake, and find out what makes them all so unique.

Thursday
Feb 16
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 11

Castle, Factory, Cliffside

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Peruvian house that clings onto the cliff side, a romantic loch-side haven in Scotland, a Chilean home inspired by a mongrel dog and a luxurious family residence in a shabby, Australian factory. A modern mansion disappears into the trees in Virginia, while South Africa has a brand new castle, a French house looks like a child's line-drawing and a Mexican home was designed with horses in mind. There's a house in Holland you can clone, a home with two helicopter pads in California and one in Japan built where no-one thought it was possible.

Friday
May 12
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 9

Flashlight, Triangles, Holes

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a luxury mansion in South Africa with sixteen security guards, one shaped like a giant flashlight in Portugal, a Dutch remodel made of glass triangles, a London apartment with a hole cut down the center and a house in New Mexico with no utility bills. A Japanese home whose walls are full of holes, a Baja tower with a criminal past, one in Arizona suspended over a creek, an Australian beach house with a crumpled roof, a Paris townhouse inspired by a tree and a hurricane-proof house in Florida.

Saturday
Aug 5
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 1

Rolling Dice, Scorpion, Bunker

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house with six giant leaves for a roof in Brazil, one in Spain inspired by a freeway, a home in the Arizona desert shaped like a scorpion and a Lithuanian residence that seems to disappear into the forest. Japan offers a house designed to help you stay young, in Holland one architect puts upstairs where the downstairs should be, Thailand has a home that's a luxury bunker, in Florida there's a house you can park your airplane inside, and playing with kids' blocks led to the Rolling Dice House in Australia.

Saturday
Aug 19
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 3

Stone, Stilts, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a clapboard cottage in New York that has tripled its size, a Danish apartment block where cars take priority over people, the ultimate in luxury holiday homes in Spain and a house in Italy that has been built around thousand year old olive trees. Ireland has a brand-new house with history in every stone, a South African home relies on stilts for safety while a residence in Massachusetts reflects its neighbours and a modern German giant looks out over a Roman vineyard. A Japanese fortress of a house is built into its boundary walls, an Australian bunker home has been built to withstand forest fires and a giant log cabin realises the Wild West dream in Montana.

Monday
Sep 11
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 4

Chocolate, Fibreglass, Crystal

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a glass pavilion in California, a South Korean house which looks like an ice crystal, a home in South Africa that's given new life to an old railroad and a French House made from concrete that looked like chocolate. A little ranch-house in Idaho is so remote that it has no zip code, an Italian home slides apart to improve the view and Mexico has a strange, tent-like house made entirely out of fiberglass. An Australian home appears to sit inside a giant storage container, a home in Spain brings three families together while one in Northern Ireland resembles a giant eye and a house in the Hamptons is based entirely on triangles.

Monday
Sep 25
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 9

Butterfly, Mountain, Violin

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York apartment designed around a violin, a South African home with a butterfly roof, a modern home in Portugal with echoes of its past and a disappearing dwelling in Australia. A home in England was built 200 miles away while an Italian residence was begun 200 years ago and a house in Idaho occupies less than 200 square feet. A Spanish home is wrapped around a mountain, a Korean studio apartment is designed to look like it's falling down, the view from a house in France is through a swimming pool and a Californian home is artfully perched on a cliff.

Tuesday
Sep 26
3am | 2c

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