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Destroy Build Destroy was a live action program on Cartoon Network. It focuses on an unusual type of a Game show, where two teams destroy a random object and build vehicles out of them, and then destroy the losers' creation. It aired Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 and 9:00 P.M.


Destroy Build Destroy is a game show hosted by musician Andrew W.K. in which two groups (a "green or blue" team and an "orange or yellow" team, usually grouped by theme such as common interests) of three teenage contestants get to destroy various objects, then build vehicles out of the wreckage. The show features high powered explosives, rocket launchers, bazookas, and other destructive tools. The winning team gets $3,000 ($1,000 dollars each) as a prize, the losers' creation then gets destroyed by the team of the winning vehicle.[1]


Season One: 2009

Team Wins
Orange Team: 2 Wins, Lost.
Green Team: 4 Wins, Won.
Episode # Title Airdate
1 "Air Cannon Assault: Skaters vs. Math Club" June 20, 2009 (2009-06-20)
Teams will build two air-cannon vehicles from the wreckage of SUVs. The Math Club wins. The Skaters get destroyed by a Military Mortar.
2 "Crane Wreck: Surfers vs. Techies" June 27, 2009 (2009-06-27)
Teams will build two cranes from the wreckage of semi-trailers. The Surfers win. The Techies get destroyed by a Remote C-4.
3 "Water Wars: Amphibious Vehicles: Gear Heads vs. Sports Nuts" July 4, 2009 (2009-07-04)
Teams will build two amphibious vehicles from the wreckage of boats. The Sports Nuts win. The Gear Heads get destroyed by a bazooka.
4 "Water Taxi Takedown: Gamers vs. Musicians" July 11, 2009 (2009-07-11)
Teams will build two water taxis from the wreckage of motor homes. The Musicians win. The Gamers get destroyed by a Depth Charge.
5 "Dump Trucks of Doom: Athletes vs. Drama Club" July 15, 2009 (2009-07-15)
Teams will build two dump trucks from the wreckage of minivans. The Drama Club win. The Athletes get destroyed by TNT.
6 "Wide Load, Sibling Rivalry I: Younger Siblings vs. Older Siblings" July 22, 2009 (2009-07-22)
Teams will build two flatbed trucks from the wreckage of pick-up trucks. The Older Siblings win. The Younger Siblings get destroyed by a tank.

Season Two: 2009–2010

Team Wins
Blue Team: 1 Win, Losing
Yellow Team: 5 Wins, Winning
Episode # Title Airdate
7 "Football Team vs. Marching Band" November 4, 2009 (2009-11-04)
Teams will build go-kart carriers for the go-cart race over land and water. Football Teams wins. Marching Band gets destroyed by a World War II airplane bomb.
8 "Balls vs. Brains" November 11, 2009 (2009-11-11)
Teams will build fire trucks with parts from a destroyed police car. Balls win. Brains get destroyed by a time bomb
9 "Ben 10: Alien Swarm vs Dude, What Would Happen" November 18, 2009 (2009-11-18)
Cartoon Network stars build foot-powered mini-boats to transport inflatable balls. Ben 10 cast wins, despite the Dudes' cheating efforts, however, the Ben 10 cast gave the Dudes the trophy for great sportsmanship and their love for them. Dudes get destroyed by a remote controlled explosive boat.
10 "Sibling Rivalry II: Younger Siblings vs. Older Siblings" December 2, 2009 (2009-12-02)
Siblings compete to build an 18-wheel vehicle to haul boxes through a winding course. Older Siblings win. Younger Siblings get destroyed by Trebuchet launched pumpkin bomb.
11 "Grave Digger vs. Maximum Destruction" February 24, 2010 (2010-02-24)
Monster Jam's Grave Digger and Maximum Destruction compete with fans in a battering ram challenge to destroy car windows and cars. Grave Digger wins. Maximum Destruction gets destroyed by chemical filled briefcase.
12 "John Morrison vs. The Miz" February 24, 2010 (2010-02-24)
WWE superstars John Morrison and The Miz come to compete in a surveillance car obstacle course challenge. John Morrison and The Juggernauts wins. The Miz and Manglers get destroyed by a rocket.
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