Episode 1 "Disaster Runway"/"Deadly Reputation"/"Nightmare Runway"
NARRATOR: Every flight begins and ends here, a strip of asphalt scorched by jet engines and marred with rubber. But not all runways are created equal. One of the world's most notorious is runway 35L at Congonhas Airport in Brazil.
MAN: It could surprise you at any moment.
NARRATOR: In July 2007, TAM Airlines flight 3054 becomes its latest victim.
F/O: Decelerate. Decelerate!
CAPTAIN: It can't, it can't!
NARRATOR: The runway claims 199 lives. It would be carefully scrutinized, its history revealed. Investigators desperately need to know why runway 35L is so dangerous...
NARRATOR: ...before more lives are lost.
1. strip* n. 狹長(地帶或水域)；(紙、布或食物的)條
【示例】a strip of material; a narrow strip of water; airstrip; landing strip; wear strip
【例 句】With only one eye, he's unable to gauge depth as he speeds towards the narrow, rain-soaked strip of grass. 他只有一只眼有視力，無法感知深度，就這么飛向了浸透雨水的狹窄草地。(S11E11中美洲航空)
2. asphalt n. 瀝青；柏油
3. scorch* vt. 燒焦 n. 燒焦；焦痕
【示例】scorching flames; scorch marks
4. mar vt. 損毀；損傷；玷污
5. notorious adj. 聲名狼藉的，臭名昭著的
6. claim vt. 奪走(生命)[正式]
【例 句】It's been over a year since a plane crash claimed the life of Polish president Lech Kaczyński. 波蘭總統萊赫·卡欽斯基墜機身亡已經一年有余。(S12E10波蘭總統專機)
7. scrutinize* vt. 仔細檢查
【例句】It would be scrutinized more closely than any other piece of debris. 它將受到比其他殘骸更仔細的檢查。(S07E01斷三截)
The experts scrutinize the available evidence more closely and are faced with a shockingexplanation about what happened. 專家深入分析現有證據，得出事故原委的一個驚人解釋。(S14E11馬航370)
8. reveal* vt. 揭露；泄露
【例句】Now with cutting-edge computer technology, we reveal exactly what went wrong. 現在我們將借助先進的計算機技術揭露意外的原委。(重返危機現場OP)
Reading in Depth
 be created equal（equal形容詞作狀語）
 ...its history revealed.（獨立主格結構）