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Balloonfest

Special | 7m 2s

The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986. Over 1.5 million balloons were about to be released at once, breaking the world record. What could go wrong?

Aired: 10/01/18

Expires: 09/30/22

Rating: NR

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