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Season 5 2004

  • 2004-01-27T02:00:00+00:00 on Food Network
  • 30 mins
  • 6 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Ever wondered where the tiny marshmallows in your breakfast cereal came from? Have we got a show for you! Each week, Unwrapped uncovers behind-the-scenes details on classic American food, from peanut butter and chocolate syrup to French fries and bubblegum. Join host Marc Summers as he explores the test kitchens and the secrets behind lunch box treats, soda pop, movie candy, and more. Unwrapped--the show for everyone who's ever worn a pair of wax lips. Specials run times are 60 minutes.

13 episodes

5x01 Football Parties Unwrapped

  • Season Premiere

    2004-01-27T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

In this episode of Unwrapped, Marc Summers explores tailgating temptations. First, stop by Quizno's and check out how they serve up subs and learn how Dixie creates cups. Couldn't get tickets to the game? Head over to ESPN Zone to see what they serve up on a typical game day and much, much more!

5x02 Crunchy Stuff

  • 2004-07-13T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Check out an ice cream bar with a crispy coating, a popcorn with a candy cover, and a potato chip with extra crunchability . Then find out about brittle, and learn what makes Chee-tos so snappy. Plus, visit Diamond Nuts to get a crack at walnuts.

5x03 Chicken Unwrapped

  • 2004-05-10T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Learn about Chick-fil-A's claim to the first chicken sandwich, discover what a Chic-O-Stick is, and go behind the scenes to see Pot Pies made. Next, take a trip to Tyson and sip on the secrets behind Bullion. Then get the inside peep on Chiclets.

5x04 Vanilla Unwrapped

  • 2004-03-16T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Join host Marc Summers as he discovers the secrets behind a popular flavor - vanilla. Check out how "Mother's Cookies" are made, then see how old-fasioned candy has a sweet, gooey center. Next, freshen your breath with Vanilla Myntz, and much more.

5x05 Baking Unwrapped

  • 2004-01-20T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Join Marc Summers to see how crazy cupcakes get created, muffins get made, and check out the secrets behind sprinkles. Then visit a factory perfecting baking pans, and a company serving up stoves. Finally, find out just how baking powder is prepared.

5x06 Bite-Size

  • 2004-02-17T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Join Marc Summers as he takes a look at bite-sized treats. See how teeny pellets of gum are made, and visit a place that serves tiny desserts. Visit a farm growing mini veggies, Tootsie Roll's colorful cousins and learn why bagel bites are so popular.

5x07 Chocolate

  • 2004-02-13T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Join host, Marc Summers, as he gets consumed by Chocolate. Check out a store dedicated to all things Hershey, take a bite out of Chocolate gum, and Chocodiles. Learn about chocolate history, and see designer cocoa. Finally, find out about Minute Fudge.

5x08 Eggs

  • 2004-04-06T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Learn everything you wanted to know about eggs. Take a 'peep' at how egg creams are created, and discover how the Egg McMuffin was "hatched". Next, find out the secrets of "Hiding Eggs." All this and more as Marc Summers cracks the shell on eggs.

5x09 King Sized

  • 2004-03-02T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Marc Summers is exploring everything "KING SIZED". See how Blow Pops get big, watch a 45-LB monster sundae get whipped up, and get a bite of an oversized pizza pie. Check out a bakery busting out colossal cookies, and much more.

5x10 Food Twists

  • 2004-10-19T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Visit a studio making fake food, check out how a burger is born out of soybeans, and see how milk is tranformed into silk. Discover how one company is taking food out of hte kitchen and into the playground, take a bite out of sweets that look like stones!

5x11 Kid Cuisine

  • 2004-02-24T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Marc Summers checks out foods that make us feel like a kid again. See how Safe-T-Pop's are set up, Blizzards are mixed up, and Baby food gets ground up on a big-scale. Discover the ABC's of Sugar cookies. Finally get a look at how Malt-O-Meal is made.

5x12 Collectors

  • 2004-04-27T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Visit a company with a collection the size of a supermarket, a women whose bananas for bananas, and a fanatic who's crazy for candy wrappers. See an Elsie the Cow collection, visit the Salt and Shaker Club, discover how the Internet provides for foodies.

5x13 Classics

  • 2004-03-23T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Join Marc Summers as he catches up on the classics. See how sweet fruit slices get served up, chew on the revival of retro gum, and visit a factory twisting up caramel swirls. Then get a history lesson in how Coca-Cola came about, and more.