Series 6


Series 6

Identical twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken experiment and explore their way through the fascinating world of medicine and biology.


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Episodes List

Jaw-dropping Joints

1. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Jaw-dropping Joints

The doctors reveal the special fluid which enables your joints to withstand force.

Extraordinary Ears

2. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Extraordinary Ears

The doctors reveal the amazing piece of body kit that helps your ears to pop.

Super Sensory Neurons

3. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Super Sensory Neurons

The doctors take a dip in the sea to reveal how sensory neurons detect hot and cold.

Colossal Coughs

4. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Colossal Coughs

The doctors reveal how big your lungs would be if they were laid out flat.

Terrific Teeth

5. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Terrific Teeth

The doctors reveal why you need differently shaped teeth to eat your food safely.

Exceptional Eyebrows

6. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Exceptional Eyebrows

The doctors investigate why we need eyebrows.

Mind-boggling Brains

7. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Mind-boggling Brains

The doctors reveal how your brain enables you to learn new things.

Marvellous Valves

8. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Marvellous Valves

The doctors find out why blood rushes to your head when you are upside down.

Gob-smacking Growth Plates

9. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Gob-smacking Growth Plates

Dr Chris and Dr Xand reveal how your bones grow to make you taller.

Sensational Sphincters

10. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Sensational Sphincters

Dr Chris and Dr Xand reveal the type of muscles that help you see... and go for a poo!

Super Strong Skulls

11. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Super Strong Skulls

Dr Chris and Dr Xand reveal how your skull protects your brain.

Tremendous Tears

12. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Tremendous Tears

Dr Chris makes Dr Xand cry to demonstrate how your body makes different types of tears.

Flabbergasting Favourites

13. Operation Ouch!: Series 6, Flabbergasting Favourites

In the last episode of the series, the doctors pick out some of their favourite moments.