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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 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.

Friday
Apr 1
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

Pod House, Shell, Nomad Cube

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Brazilian home shaped like a white box , a house in Vermont that's a palatial palace in the snow, an oasis in Phoenix built between two huge mountains and a pod house in New York straight out of a sci-fi movie. Sweden gives us a home that with a turn of a crank extends out like an accordion, Mexico has an underground home shaped like a flower, there's a home in Austria whose owners can pick up and move anywhere, and in the Arizona desert a there's house that looks like a dozen colorful Easter eggs. On the island of Grenada, we'll find a castle on the sand, in the Brazilian rainforest, a house that is suspended in mid-air and on the island of Hawaii, a shell house that takes beach living to a whole new level.

Sunday
Aug 7
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hideaway, Body House, Pyramid

Take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built, including a curved glass pavilion in Switzerland, an outlaw's cave in the wilds of Arkansas, a pyramid fit for a pharaoh in Ohio and an Australian house wedged into the dunes.

Saturday
Sep 24
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 2

Fish Bowl, Beehive, Piano

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Las Vegas residence inspired by the European Renaissance, a Japanese house wrapped in glass, a South African home inspired by a giant beehive and a Mexican home built around a piano.

Friday
Jan 6
12am | 11c
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, Colorado home that resembles a UFO landing, a German residence that spins like a flower turning to the sun and a home shaped like a ship that has run aground in Washington.

Sunday
Jan 15
1pm | 12c
Season , Episode

Thursday
Jan 19
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 2

Fish Bowl, Beehive, Piano

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Las Vegas residence inspired by the European Renaissance, a Japanese house wrapped in glass, a South African home inspired by a giant beehive and a Mexican home built around a piano.

Friday
Mar 24
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Pod House, Shell, Nomad Cube

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Brazilian home shaped like a white box , a house in Vermont that's a palatial palace in the snow, an oasis in Phoenix built between two huge mountains and a pod house in New York straight out of a sci-fi movie. Sweden gives us a home that with a turn of a crank extends out like an accordion, Mexico has an underground home shaped like a flower, there's a home in Austria whose owners can pick up and move anywhere, and in the Arizona desert a there's house that looks like a dozen colorful Easter eggs. On the island of Grenada, we'll find a castle on the sand, in the Brazilian rainforest, a house that is suspended in mid-air and on the island of Hawaii, a shell house that takes beach living to a whole new level.

Thursday
Apr 13
6pm | 5c
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 cliffside, 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.

Friday
Aug 4
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 7

Fairy Tale, Veiled, Whale

From the dazzling to the daring to the downright bizarre, go inside extreme homes across the globe. We're inside a lit up mansion in Florida, an organic hillside house in Spain, a fairy-tale apartment building in Germany and a Californian cliff house build to weather the sea air. There's a floating residence on the River Thames , a home in Japan that's only 13 feet wide and one built to mimic a breaching whale in Australia. A Canadian house is designed to block out harmful rays while a house in Holland is clothed in a fine white veil. A Portuguese home built like a military bunker and a Californian residence hides luxury amongst raw rocks.

Friday
Aug 4
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Cliffhanger, Pod, Hammock

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house shaped like a giant Monopoly piece in Portugal, a Californian home inspired by a lotus flower, a Japanese residence that looks like a subway station and a futuristic portable pod in Austria inspired by nomads.

Saturday
Aug 12
12am | 11c
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.

Saturday
Sep 2
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 2

Jigsaw, Bubble, Spires

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Californian home modelled on a spy plane, a Japanese origami-style residence in Northern Ireland, a glass house with no internal walls in The Netherlands and a medieval-inspired new-build in Idaho. Mexico has a whole series of crazily-colored bubble homes, there's a wooden lodge in Denmark that's like a giant jigsaw puzzle and weird spires sticking out of a hillside create a home in Italy. An Australian home got bigger by shrinking, a house in California has been designed to withstand falling trees while one in South Korea has a striped skin and a French chalet takes after-ski luxury to a new level.

Monday
Sep 11
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 1

Glass, Shark, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home inspired by a diamond ring, a house in Mexico like a shark, an 800 year old Scottish fortress and a South African home covered in colourful symbols. An Australian house echoes the trees that surround it, an enormous home in Japan has been turned inside out while Colorado has a real cliff-hanger. Four flats combine into one huge Russian residence, a super-strong home in California is made of dirt, a German loft has a glass overcoat and a Canadian home is all set to sail off into the sunset.

Saturday
Apr 21
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Jigsaw, Bubble, Spires

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Californian home modelled on a spy plane, a Japanese origami-style residence in Northern Ireland, a glass house with no internal walls in The Netherlands and a medieval-inspired new-build in Idaho. Mexico has a whole series of crazily-colored bubble homes, there's a wooden lodge in Denmark that's like a giant jigsaw puzzle and weird spires sticking out of a hillside create a home in Italy. An Australian home got bigger by shrinking, a house in California has been designed to withstand falling trees while one in South Korea has a striped skin and a French chalet takes after-ski luxury to a new level.

Saturday
Apr 21
11am | 10c
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.

Saturday
Apr 21
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Apr 21
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 1

Petals, Boulders, Sail

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence hanging from a cliff in New Zealand, a cement castle in the South African wilderness, a hideaway home in Brazil and a house that seems to sail out of the ground in Australia.

Saturday
May 5
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 2

Fish Bowl, Beehive, Piano

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Las Vegas residence inspired by the European Renaissance, a Japanese house wrapped in glass, a South African home inspired by a giant beehive and a Mexican home built around a piano.

Saturday
May 5
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Rocks, Canvas, Celebrity

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home designed to keep its residents eternally young, a Japanese house that got squeezed upwards and a house in Argentina shaped like a pile of bricks.

Saturday
May 5
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 4

Sled, Temple, Houseboat

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New Zealand house you can move when the going gets rough, a home in Wisconsin that resembles an Egyptian temple, a house in Thailand clad entirely in glass louvers and a subterranean box room in Seattle.

Saturday
May 5
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pyramid, Dream, Cliffhanger

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in The Hamptons with its own pyramid, a home in Australia built to beat the bugs, a house hidden under a 300-year-old barn in England and a Spanish residence hanging right off the edge of a cliff.

Saturday
May 5
6pm | 5c

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