Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 8 (S16E08)
The Myths Strike Back when Adam and Jamie once again confront the dark side of science in a workshop not so far, far away. A recurring theme in the movies is the ability of the heroes to dodge, evade and dive out of the way of an incoming Stormtrooper shot. But is that possible? The guys also tackle the iconic scene from Episode III when Anakin is defeated in an epic light-sabre duel.
Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 7 (S16E07)
It's the MythBusters Shark Special as the guys retackle the explosive finale of the film Jaws. But that's not all--with two shark repellent myths thrown in for good measure, the guys are going to need a bigger boat!
Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 6 (S16E06)
Adam and Jamie tackle fan favorites; video games; grenades; spy cars; super-fast firearms.
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Adam and Jamie take aim at Hollywood's hit men and their supernatural ability to take down a target. First up, the guys test out whether a well-placed shot through an interior wall could really kill. Next, Adam and Jamie look to epic gun-toting movie "Shoot 'Em Up" to see if handheld bullets can really bet set off by thrusting your hand into fire.
Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 4 (S16E04)
Adam and Jamie test whether or not hands-free driving is a safe way to make a call while behind the wheel.
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The guys test out whether a stone shot from a lawn mower can have the same power as a bullet shot from a .357. Next Adam and Jamie look into the story of a pane of glass falling from a construction site and cutting an innocent bystander completely in half from head to toe.
Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 2 (S16E02)
Adam and Jamie tackle the ultimate aviation investigation: is the U-2 really the toughest aircraft in regular use to fly and land? The guys also take on the next big technological development in commercial delivery - remote control multi rotor drones.
Watch MythBusters season 16 episode 1 (S16E01)
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman attempt to blow a boat clean out of the water using 1,000 lbs of high explosives. They also take on the most requested myth of the year when they team up with Breaking Bad EP Vince Gilligan to test out the ability of a homemade machine gun, just like the one Walter White used in the Breaking Bad finale.
Watch MythBusters season 15 episode 6 (S15E06)
Adam and Jamie test myths related to automotive drifting.
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Adam and Jamie attempt the mechanical metamorphosis of a car becoming a motorcycle.
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Adam and Jamie challenge the science of virtual worlds from video games.
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Adam and Jamie test myths related to the '80s TV series, "The A-Team."
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Testing the hijinks from the "Indiana Jones" franchise.
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D'oh! Adam and Jamie are tackling the greatest animated TV series of all time. Along for the ride is special guest Al Jean, executive producer and showrunner of iconic show, The Simpsons.
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For this final hour of the television icon that is MythBusters, the five hosts are reunited for one last hurrah! Deep within M5, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara join forces once more to together give a suitably epic, enlightening and emotional finale to the best science show on television.
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 10 (S14E10)
Since 2002, Adam and Jamie have used science to separate fact from fiction in spectacular style! But, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end and MythBusters is no exception. Luckily, the guys are going out with a bang and then some!
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 9 (S14E09)
Adam and Jamie put MythBusters in the hands of redditors, choosing from several thousand of their suggestions.
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 7 (S14E07)
In this last revisit, Adam and Jamie attempt to right their wrongs. First they bust out their drifting moves to find out whether drifting is faster than driving -- on dirt! Then they return to the ultimate fan favorite -- what is bulletproof -- and put lighters and fish tanks in the firing line. Finally, the guys test whether it's possible to survive two explosions by standing directly between them.
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 6 (S14E06)
First Jamie and Adam summon up an army of 200 zombies to determine the ultimate weapon when the apocalypse comes. Then, using 120 shopping volunteers, the MythBusters find out the best way to wait in line at the store.
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 5 (S14E05)
When it comes to destroying cars, the MythBusters are experts, and in this episode, they're going out with a bang! First, Adam sees if you can really lift up a car with nothing but a humble vacuum, before Jamie then tries to flatten a car using nothing but an absolutely massive load of C4!
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 4 (S14E04)
Testing two viral video sensations: cannon-fried shrimp and an explosive tomato smoothie.
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 3 (S14E03)
Will a steam-filled railroad tank car collapse in on itself as it cools?
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 2 (S14E02)
Can a load of wet cement prevent a bomb in a mail truck from injuring bystanders or destroying the truck?
Can you safely cross a minefield in a hovercraft?
Watch MythBusters season 14 episode 1 (S14E01)
A behind-the-scenes look at the production of the final season, with clips of myths from upcoming episodes.
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 14 (S13E14)
Is it possible for people to dive out of the way of incoming Stormtrooper shots?
Does a combatant on the higher ground have a significant advantage over his opposition?
Note: This is a Star Wars themed episode.
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The myth "Exploding Scuba Tank" is revisited.
Will the sound of orcas drive sharks away?
Will the smell of a dead shark drive living ones away?
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Can a video game that simulates a skill lead to real-world improvement in that skill?
Are hollow road spikes more effective in stopping a car than solid ones?
Is it difficult to hold on to a live grenade once the pin is pulled?
Can you fire and reload a pistol as quickly as in a Hollywood action movie?
Note: In this episode four myths from past episodes were revisited for further testing.
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 11 (S13E11)
Can a hitman shoot a target through a wall by tracking its movements?
Can you effectively fire bullets from between your fingers by putting your hand in a fire as seen in Shoot 'Em Up?
Note: Actor Jonathan Banks of Breaking Bad was a special guest in this episode.
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 10 (S13E10)
Is talking on the phone using hands-free technology when driving equally as distracting as holding the phone in the hand?
Is it easy to drive a vehicle in reverse at high speed?
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 9 (S13E09)
Can a stone shot from a lawn mower have the same force as a bullet shot from a .357 Magnum?
Can a pane of glass falling cut a person fully in half?
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 8 (S13E08)
Is the Lockheed U-2 really harder to fly and land safely than any other plane currently in use?
Can a drone's propellers injure a person?
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 7 (S13E07)
Can a boat be blown out of the water without destroying it?
Is it possible to mount a remote-controlled machine gun in a car trunk and use it to kill a roomful of people from outside a house, as seen in the finale of Breaking Bad?
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 6 (S13E06)
Can you turn a corner faster by drifting than with conventional driving methods?
Can you drift into a parallel parking space without hitting the adjacent cars or the curb?
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Can a car be changed into a motorcycle?
Can a bicycle be modified to operate on both land and water?
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Can you easily carry and deploy a large variety of weapons, as in Doom?
Can you easily slice through large amounts of thrown fruit, as in Fruit Ninja?
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Can you build a propane-powered log cannon to shoot planks at enemies?
Can you safely disable a pursuing car by blasting a manhole cover upward into it?
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Could Indiana Jones have outrun a battery of wall-mounted dart launchers?
Can you use a whip to disarm or neutralize an enemy with a gun?
Does the tip of a whip break the sound barrier?
Can you use a whip to swing safely across a chasm?
Watch MythBusters season 13 episode 1 (S13E01)
Will a cherry bomb dropped in a school toilet make others act like geysers?
Will placing someone between a wrecking ball and a building protect the building?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 15 (S12E15)
Is the method used for boarding planes by most airlines inefficient?
Can you make an untraceable bullet out of teeth?
Note: This episode marked the final appearance of Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Belleci on the US schedule. This is the last episode to use the 2006 opening sequence and The Dandy Warhols arrangement of the theme music.
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 14 (S12E14)
If a single car brakes lightly, can it cause a ripple that triggers a major jam?
Is it better to stay in one lane in heavy traffic instead of changing lanes?
Are roundabouts more efficient than four-way stop signs?
For journeys less than 400 miles, is driving faster than flying?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 13 (S12E13)
Do males prefer women with blonde hair?
Do pheromone sprays work?
Are women attracted to wealthy men?
Do men give larger tips to women with larger breasts?
Does a person’s intelligence deteriorate in the presence of members of the opposite gender?
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When two cars try and knock each off the road does it always result in a long and difficult fender-bending duel?
Is the silver screen trick of tipping up on to two wheels and driving sideways as easy as it seems?
Can a Corvette be used as a ramp to flip into a barrel roll as in the movie Wanted?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 11 (S12E11)
Can you bob for an apple during a 100 foot bungee jump?
Can you really play tennis on an airplane wing mid-flight?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 10 (S12E10)
Can an explosion caused by a hot-water heater put out a fire?
Is sunscreen flammable?
Can a piano being raised into a house fall and break through the roof and the floor of a house?
Will a vacuum explode if it vacuums up black powder?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 9 (S12E09)
Could someone shoot a live grenade in midair and thus render it useless?
Can you contain a TNT explosion inside an ordinary object?
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Can a ping-pong ball inflict a lethal injury if it flies fast enough?
Can a cannon and cannonballs made from ice be a reliable weapon?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 7 (S12E07)
Can a gun fire lethally if its barrel is bent?
Can tape measures and wallets stop bullets?
Will a shotgun shell on the tip of a wooden spear detonate if jabbed into an attacking animal?
Can a gun work in outer space?
Will a neon sign blow out in a shower of sparks if hit by a bullet?
Can a gun discharge on its own if thrown into a deep fryer?
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Can you herd cats?
Can you catch a greased pig?
Can you stuff 10 pounds of feces into a 5-pound bag?
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Can watering plants with microwaved hot water kill them?
Can you put out a fire on a lake by turning a boat at an angle?
Can metronomes started at different times sync together?
Can a ball chain "levitate" over a lip of a cup?
Can sugar and sulfuric acid explode like a "black snake"?
Are dry ice bombs lethal?
Can hydrogen peroxide, yeast, water, liquid dish soap, and food coloring create "elephant toothpaste"?
Can water coming out of a hose with a speaker next to it create an optical illusion that it is going backwards?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 4 (S12E04)
Can you share the task driving, change places while driving, or push the driver out while moving at regular speed?
Can you prevent cats from defecating in your garden?
What methods work best to repel snakes?
What methods work best to deter bears?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 3 (S12E03)
Can two men carrying a pane of glass survive unscathed if a car smashes through it?
Can a rocket-propelled grenade explosion flip an SUV?
Can a heavy truck plow through a traffic jam without stopping?
Watch MythBusters season 12 episode 2 (S12E02)
Can a moonshine still explode and destroy the shack it is hidden in?
Can a car fueled by moonshine run as well as one running on gasoline?
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Could Luke have safely swung across the chasm in the Death Star while carrying Princess Leia?
Would the Ewoks' swinging-log trap have destroyed an Imperial walker?
Would a Tauntaun carcass have kept Luke from freezing to death on the cold climate of Hoth?
Watch MythBusters season 11 episode 10 (S11E10)
Can concentrated hydrofluoric acid in a bathtub completely destroy a human body and eat a hole through the tub and the bathroom floor below it?
Can a chunk of solid mercury fulminate explode if thrown on the ground, and will the blast kill/injure bystanders and break the windows without injuring the thrower?
Watch MythBusters season 11 episode 9 (S11E09)
Can Adam's Snowflake or Jamie's death sphere paint a room with a boom?
Can a bifurcated boat be split in two by a channel marker?
Watch MythBusters season 11 episode 7 (S11E07)
Could a guy sandwiched between two big guys in the backseat of a car survive the car being T-boned by a truck, as seen in Headhunters?
Can hypermiling techniques really double your car's fuel efficiency?
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Can a motorcycle traveling at highway speeds can drive across the surface of a lake?
Can survive a jump from a high-rise building with a parachute made from a hotel room's contents?
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Will lost men really not stop and ask for directions?
Are women better multi-taskers?
Are women better at parallel parking?
And should "throwing like a girl" really be an insult?
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Can man beat machine in a 30-ft, standing-start sprint?
Can a driver lose 10 lbs during a race?
Can the suction created by a speeding car rip loose a manhole cover during a street race?
Watch MythBusters season 11 episode 2 (S11E02)
Will a crab pot drag you overboard to the bottom if your foot is caught in a coil?
Is it better to work a 30-hour grind with no sleep than a 20 minute nap every 6 hours?
Are crab pots truly indestructible?
Note: Deadliest Catch captains Johnathan Hillstrand and Scott "Junior" Campbell guest star in this episode.
Watch MythBusters season 11 episode 1 (S11E01)
This episode retests "Jet-Assisted Chevy", their first ever myth.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 19 (S09E19)
Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb (from Lethal Weapon!), while Kari, Tory, and Grant take to the skies to find out if flying in V-formation works for airplanes as well as it does for birds.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 18 (S09E18)
By spinning the Wheel of Mythfortune, the MythBusters find themselves taking on five random viewer-suggested myths with titles like the Monty Hall Paradox, Lumber Car, Firearm Fashion, Hit the Deck and Flaming Tire. Keep those ideas coming!
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 17 (S09E17)
Find out whether a sewer drain full of combustible gas, when ignited, will turn an innocent manhole cover into a missile, and whether truck bedliners are truly bite, crash, and bomb proof.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 15 (S09E15)
Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring the extraordinary excavator: Can it really row a barge? Be used to go wakeboarding? Perform seemingly impossible feats of acrobatics? Then -- using only duct tape -- Kari, Grant, and Tory attempt to patch up a plane that's had an unfortunate encounter with a bear.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 14 (S09E14)
Adam and Jamie explore whether humans, deprived of sight, can travel in a straight line, while Kari, Grant and Tory test whether binary explosives will explode in the case of a fender bender.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 13 (S09E13)
Jamie and Adam test a viral video that supersizes Newton's cradle using wrecking balls, while Kari, Grant, and Tory tackle whether a bird landing on your hood is enough to tip your car off a cliff.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 11 (S09E11)
Adam and Jamie explore the physics of shock waves in water and how to avoid injury, while Kari, Grant and Tory find out if paper battle armor can compare to steel.
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Jamie and Adam take on "The Mummy," while Kari, Grant and Tory try to stop an out-of-control car with another car.
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What can a driver use to replace a flat tire without a spare? Can a fishing reel catch fire with a fast enough fish on the line?
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 8 (S09E08)
Adam and Jamie test if you can jump out of the way of a bullet, while Kari, Grant and Tory find out if hitting the water is just like a similar fall onto pavement.
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 7 (S09E07)
Can you really shoot accurately with guns mounted on the hood of a car? Will a bullet just spin if shot at a frozen lake?
Watch MythBusters season 9 episode 6 (S09E06)
Adam and Jamie put Hollywood sound effects up against reality, and Kari, Grant and Tory find out if you are adrift on a sailboat with no wind, can you propel your boat with a fan?
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Did the world's first torpedo really strike a boat with a deadly payload at 800 feet? Can corks in wine bottles be turned into projectiles if exposed to enough pressure?
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The MythBusters see whether it's possible to stay afloat in bubbly water, and whether an arrow packed with explosives can split a tree in two.
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Adam and Jamie take on a viral video, while Kari, Grant, and Tory explore which common items can be bombproof.
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Jamie and Adam take on an explosive scene from Bourne Supremacy, while Kari, Grant and Tory test a tale about human waste falling from the sky.
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Can realistic facial masks be used to bypass security measures as shown in the movie, Mission Impossible?
Is it possible to start a merry-go-round spinning by shooting bullets at it, as depicted in Shoot 'Em Up?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 23 (S08E23)
Did Adolf Hitler survive Operation Valkyrie only because he was in a conference room instead of an underground bunker?
Can you literally knock some sense into a person by slapping them?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 22 (S08E22)
Can a buried car use onboard explosives to blast a bulldozer out of the way without injuring the passengers?
If a bullet-riddled car gets stuck in a rising elevator, will the ceiling cut it in half and can the front end be driven away?
Note: Seth Rogen makes a special appearance, challenging the cast to replicate two scenes from his film The Green Hornet.
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 21 (S08E21)
President Obama challenges Adam and Jamie to revisit the "Ancient Death Ray" myth.
Is it possible to make a moving SUV flip end-over-end by punching down on the hood, like in the film Hellboy?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 19 (S08E19)
A revisit of "Underwater Car" is tested.
Can a carton of milk keep a pistol's muzzle flash from igniting a room full of flammable gas?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 18 (S08E18)
Does a certain '70s sports car become more aerodynamic if the body is turned backwards?
A myth from the movie Lethal Weapon 2 is tested: Can a surfboard be launched through the windscreen of a car, and still be lethal?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 17 (S08E17)
Can a scuba diver wear a tuxedo underneath his drysuit, go underwater, resurface, strip off his scuba gear, and be able to present the tuxedo perfectly?
Can a car's tire pressure affect its fuel efficiency?
Can a laptop stop a bullet from point-blank range?
Can a hair weave stop a .40 caliber bullet?
Can a fridge door stop a round of 9mm bullets?
Out of using your elbow, using your hand, and using a handkerchief to cover your mouth when you sneeze, which is the best way to limit the spread of germs?
Is it easy to take candy from a baby?
Can a bottle of beer, when given a sudden shock, turn from a liquid and freeze into a solid?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 16 (S08E16)
Did the Greeks create an arrow machine gun that offered the speed, distance and precision that modern machine guns do?
Is driving while tired as bad as, or worse than, driving while tipsy?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 15 (S08E15)
Can a motorcycle pull a tablecloth out from under a setting for a banquet?
Do humans really only use 10% of their brain?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 14 (S08E14)
When you get Cold Feet, do you really get cold feet?
When the poop hits the fan, does everyone get covered in the ensuing chaos?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 13 (S08E13)
Are the Storm Chasers' vehicles fit to withstand force 5 tornado speeds?
Is it possible to build a personal tornado protection device?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 12 (S08E12)
A revisit of the "Fool the Bloodhound" myth is tested.
Is it possible to fool a dog trained to sniff out contraband?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 11 (S08E11)
Can a sneeze leave a person's nose at around 100 mph?
Can sneeze droplets travel up to 30 ft?
Can nasal secretions contaminate a room quickly?
Can you be decapitated by a tornado?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 10 (S08E10)
Does pepper spray, a flannel shirt, and a stun gun cause massive fireball, like in CSI?
Can fireworks really launch a person over a lake?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 9 (S08E09)
Can a person be launched 115 feet into a kiddie pool from a giant waterslide?
Can a mail delivery truck taking only right turns save gas?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 8 (S08E08)
Can duct tape be used to build a bridge?
Can duct tape be used to fix a car?
Can duct tape be used to hold a car in place?
Can duct tape be used to stop a car going 60 miles per hour?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 7 (S08E07)
Revisit for "Knock Your Socks Off" and "Compact Compact".
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 6 (S08E06)
Are some types of people more tolerant to pain?
Can a BBQ propane tank heat up enough in a fire to launch through a garage roof like a rocket?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 5 (S08E05)
What's worse, having an empty beer bottle smashed over your head, or a full one?
Could ancient armies have used animal hides to build their cannons?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 4 (S08E04)
Can an object fired backward from a vehicle moving forward simply fall to the ground?
Do the movie spy car tricks to escape a chasing car work?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 2 (S08E02)
If a cup filled with soda was tossed out the window of a car, would it penetrate the windshield of a passing car, killing the driver?
Can you really hang from the edge of a building like in the movies?
Watch MythBusters season 8 episode 1 (S08E01)
Can you accidentally kill yourself with a bullet that ricochets off three walls?
Could a medieval army have used trees to catapult dead bodies over a castle wall?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 23 (S07E23)
Six fan-requested myths are put to the test. Can Adam and Jamie send a coconut with an engraved address through the mail and is it possible to light a match with a bullet? Four other myths will also be tested.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 22 (S07E22)
Jamie and Adam take on rat-pee contaminated cans as well as everyday items dirtier than your toilet, while Tory, Grant and Jessi take on the Cannonball Run.
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On this episode of MythBusters Adam and Jamie return to the Old Wild West for a quick draw gun-slinging story, while Grant, Tory and Jessi hop on board the Mythbus for another manic myth from the movie Speed. Hang onto your ten-gallon hats!
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The team tests two dangerous tales from the wrong side of the tracks.
Can antacid tablets be used to blow a prison cell open?
Can a person drive safely on a moonless night without using his headlights?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 19 (S07E19)
The team plumbs the depths and hits great heights with a double diving extravaganza.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 18 (S07E18)
On this episode of MythBusters, it's an evolution revolution as the team takes five fan favorites and focuses on a fascinating new facet for each.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 17 (S07E17)
Adam and Jamie test whether an out-of-control car really crashes and burns every time; Kari, Tory and Grant test a story about the world's first rocketeer.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 16 (S07E16)
On this cold and blustery episode, Adam and Jamie bet the house on a highly contentious hurricane survival tale in "Hurricane Windows" open or closed? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory tackle two frigid fables involving liquid nitrogen.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 15 (S07E15)
Adam and Jamie stroll into hell's kitchen to investigate a pair of frightening potential kitchen catastrophes. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory find out whether microwaving C4 will make it explode - plus a well-aged myth which maybe right on the nose: using cheese as cannon ammo.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 14 (S07E14)
Adam and Jamie get down and dirty with the myth that a muddy motorcar gets better gas mileage than its clean cousin. Meanwhile Kari, Grant and Tory are hitting the sauce and comparing hangovers to test an age old adage about beer and liquor.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 13 (S07E13)
Adam and Jamie see if it's possible to lift a car using nothing but duct tape, they then attempt to build a working sail-boat out of it. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tori see if the tape can be used to build a working cannon.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 12 (S07E12)
If one bullet is fired and the other is dropped simultaneously from the same height, which will hit the ground first? Kari, Grant and Tory test if you can really knock someone out of their socks.
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 10 (S07E10)
Adam and Jamie get the Blue Angels to find out if a sonic shock wave can shatter glass. Tory, Grant and Kari take on this season's most requested myth: Can you really bend bullets around obstacles with a side arm flick, as it was done in the movie 'Wanted?'
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Adam and Jamie see if it's possible to cling to the roof of a speeding and swerving car like it's done in action movies.
Kari, Tory and Grant try to break out of jail by cutting their way through steel cell bars -- using only dental floss.
Did an 18th century prisoner once put his ball and chain -- shackled to his ankle -- in the prison cannon and fire himself over the prison wall to freedom. Is it possible?
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So if you poured thermite onto ice, would the ice would melt in an instant? Can car stereo vibrations be so loud that nearby guns will start shooting off randomly?
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On this high-flying episode of MythBusters, the whole team tackles one massive and improbable myth from the fan site: could a skydiver whose parachute failed to open hit a playground see-saw and send a small girl flying seven stories high?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 6 (S07E06)
On this high-velocity episode of Mythbusters, we test two highly contentious legends that span 500 years of locomotion- from the reliable horse to the sometimes-unreliable motorcar.
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MacGyver's Magic Bullets
Can you shoot two targets with one shot by splitting a bullet on an axe blade?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 4 (S07E04)
Do match heads alone have the explosive punch to fire a homemade cannon? Can a 7-foot ball of Lego blocks become a rolling weapon of mass destruction? Can a car tire burst into flames if it spins fast enough?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 3 (S07E03)
Don't even think about Double Dipping that Chip! A Real Bannana Peel Slip n Slide? Make your own Diamonds out of Food?
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Is Pykrete really tougher than ice? Is it durable enough to make a boat and even an aircraft carrier out of? Can a V-shaped snowplow really split a car in two?
Watch MythBusters season 7 episode 1 (S07E01)
When a bus is moving at over 50 miles per hour, will moving passengers to the inside of the turn keep the bus from flipping? Will a fruit stand drive through, chain link gate crash, caravan collision and semi trailer shave leave the driver unharmed and able to continue in a high speed pursuit or will there be real life repercussions? Will a car dropped from 4,000 feet fall faster than a speeding car? Is the compact conundrum of a two-truck head-on collision a myth?
Watch MythBusters season 6 episode 19 (S06E19)
Is it really true that one can't polish dung? Is hitting the ground with running legs faster than a standing start?
Watch MythBusters season 6 episode 16 (S06E16)
Does drinking alcohol make people look more attractive? Do alleged ways of sobering up really work? Could the ancient Korean Hwacha actually do what is claimed?
Watch MythBusters season 6 episode 15 (S06E15)
Ninjas and Mythbusters go together like matches and gunpowder: a marriage made in heaven. Ninjas are steeped in mythology that they've been only too happy to circulate.
Watch MythBusters season 6 episode 14 (S06E14)
Can a blind man drive a car if given instructions by his passenger?
In golf, is it better to play around a tree or through it? Can an explosion in a gopher hole cause a golf ball near the edge of the hole to fall in? Does wearing shoes with metal cleats increase one's chances of getting struck by lightning?
Watch MythBusters season 6 episode 13 (S06E13)
Can a conventional electric stun gun be turned into a water-powered electric stun gun? Is firewalking real? Can a fire be put out by placing a fire extinguisher into it?
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Are two interlaced phone books impossible to pull apart by any means? Can a shark be blown up like they did in "Deep Blue Sea"?
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Is it possible to lift a car using fire hoses? Do goats faint while getting scared?
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Theories that the Apollo moon landing was faked are tested.
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Can steak be tenderized with explosives?
Does driving while angry decrease fuel efficiency?
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Can sharks detect a struggling fish? Do dogs attract sharks? Does chili powder repel sharks? Will a pack of sharks ignore a person who is playing dead? Do spots of light attract sharks? Could a person being attacked by a shark reach its eye while inside its mouth?
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Does cabin fever exist? Does accelerating into a moose cause less damage than braking? Can a single stick of dynamite with a 20 second fuse be thrown, retrieved by a dog, and detonate under an SUV causing it to sink into a frozen lake?
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Could MacGyver's (sodium metal filled) gelatin capsule bomb be real? Could MacGyver have built an ultralight airplane from bamboo, trash bags, duct tape and a cement mixer? How well will Jamie and Adam perform in a MacGyver challenge?
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Can a person slide down a steel cable using a pair of bluejeans? Does eye black help athletes see? Can a spark follow a trail of gunpowder leaking from a barrel, catch up with it, and explode? Can a tree be cut down using a machine gun?
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Can 007's exploding ballpoint pen blow a test dummy in half? Can a bowler hat rigged with a steel ring knock the head off a statue? Can a steel jaw sever a steel cable?
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Can an airplane take off while on a conveyor belt? Can cockroaches, fruit flies and flour beetles survive extreme levels of radiation? Can defrosting shaving cream fill up an entire car?
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Can a lead balloon fly? Is it possible to surf a wave caused by an explosion?
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Can a bullet from a 9 mm handgun ignite a propane tank? Can a watch-sized electromagnet deflect a bullet? Can a speed boat jump off of a ramp, land in the water, and continue to operate safely?
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Can an average joe land a 747 plane with no training and experience?
Can a plane take off on a conveyer belt moving in the opposite direction?
And lots of Skydiving Myths!
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Jamie and Adam take on a mythical confederate weapon: a steam-powered machine gun rumored to fire 400 rounds a minute at a 300-yard range. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory put their lying skills on the line to test mythical ways to beat a lie detector.
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In this piratical sequel, the MythBusters once again plunder and pillage for maritime myth, testing two Pirates of the Caribbean movie-inspired myths and the curse of a Sand Neck Tie.
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Is shooting fish in a barrel really as easy as the proverb says? What is the most effective cure for pain caused by hot chili peppers? Are elephants really afraid of mice?
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A 2 Hour Special where Adam and Jamie return to the JATO rocket car to try and make if fly, find out whether great white sharks are attracted to low frequencies and afraid of dolphins. Meanwhile, Tori, Grant, and Kari use a real 747 to try and blow a car, bus, and single-engine plane off the road. Also Tori tries to wakeboard behind a cruise ship, the biggest episode to date!
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Can a water heater explode like a rocket and shoot through the roof of a house? If a person is being dragged by a horse, can the friction caused by the movement make their jeans catch on fire? Can shrinking jeans while wearing them in a hot bath for six hours kill you?
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Can you light a trail of gas from the leaking tank of a moving vehicle and have the vehicle explode? Can you outrun a trail of burning gunpowder before it reaches a barrel of gunpowder? Can you be burned by a defibrillator if you are wearing an underwire bra or have a nipple ring?
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Can you beat the speed camera? Can a ninja deflect a bullet with their palm? Can a person breathe from a car tire underwater? Will an RFID chip explode in a MRI scanner?
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Can you climb a building with a motorized grappling hook? If you punch someone while wearing a ring, will you make a ring-shaped imprint? Can you change in a phone booth? Can you rig a grappling hook on to a car, shoot it at a steel structure, and use it to swing around a 90 degree corner?
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Are bulls really aggravated by the color red? Can ammunition stored in the oven be lethal? Can firearm cartridges thrown in a campfire kill a person? Do bulls in a china shop really cause complete destruction?
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Can a person's eyes pop out while sneezing with eyes open? Can shifting to reverse stop a runaway car? Can three cigarette butts fired from a black-powder rifle kill a person at 7 ft?
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Can a baseball be hit hard enough to remove the covering? Can dry balls be hit farther than humid ones? Is sliding over the base really faster than running it? Can balls be hit further with a corked bat?
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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! It's all about pure powder and the MythBusters team is ready to tear up those classic movie myths on everything snow.
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Can sacrificially jumping on a grenade save others' lives? Does self-hypnosis work? Can a combination of Diet Coke and Mentos make one's stomach explode?
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Can a big rig's tire explode with deadly force? Can fuel be saved by tailgating a semi-trailer truck? Can a car be driven onto a truck's extended ramp at highway speeds?
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Can someone's hat be shot off? Is it possible to break someone out of jail with horses or are explosives needed? Can an airbag turn a lock-pick into a lethal spear?
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Is it possible to walk on water? Can a speeding arrow be snatched out of the air? Can a sword be stopped with one's bare hands?
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Do birds flying in a trailer cause the trailer to become lighter? Will a boat crashing into a channel marker cleave itself in half?
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Can a human voice extinguish a flame? Can hypnotists plant suggestions in unwilling patients? Can hypnosis help bring back dormant memories?
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It's time for Adam and Jamie to put some of their most contentious outcomes under the microscope.
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Is there any way to prevent a Bloodhound from tracking one's scent? Is it possible to get past a guard dog? Can an old dog be taught new tricks?
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Is it possible to beat a speed-tracking camera? Can a defibrillator cause nitroglycerin patches to explode?
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How can someone escape from a sinking car? Can paper be folded in half more than seven times?
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Can a person jab a knife in a boat's sail, ride down the sail, and land safely on the deck? Does an eyepatch help someone see in the dark? Are the splinters made by a cannonball fired at wood more lethal than the cannonball itself?
Can rum be used to clean cloth?
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Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles: did hydrogen really cause the Hindenburg fire? Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face with some of Nature's natural-born killers.
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Anti-Gravity Myth. X-Mas Tree Myths Jellyfish-Vodka Myths.
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Can a bullet travel through a sniper's scope and kill him? Can a fired bullet lodge in the chamber of a revolver? Can two colliding bullets fuse in mid air? If two metal hammers are struck together, will they explode?
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Can a working glider be made out of concrete? Can a passing train suck a person onto the tracks?
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Can a disposable lighter explode with lethal force? The MythBusters test various gunslinger myths.
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Jamie and Adam repeat some of their myths to see if they can validate their original conclusions or generate new results.
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Can an air cylinder go straight through a cinder-block wall, or propel a boat? Can an engine run on gunpowder alone?
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If a steel cable under high tension snaps, could it cut a human in half? Can sounds and vibrations be recorded into the grooves of ancient pottery?
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More Hollywood Myths in a special 2 Hour Episode!
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Can a hurricane blow a piece of straw through a tree? According to Primary Perception, do all living things share an interconnected consciousness?
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Can a machine designed by Nikola Tesla actually create a miniature earthquake or collapse a structure? Can a lava lamp explode if heated on the stove?
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Can fingerprint scanners, sonar, or thermal alarms be foiled, and can a glass re-locking safe be blown up by filling it with water?
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Can speaker power alone destroy a car? Will driving faster on a bumpy road smooth out the ride?
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Inspired by an internet story, The Mythbusters take on the controversy surrounding these fizzy fountains. Then they try and find new household-product tricks that could be the "new craze". The Mythterns tackle the myth that a single postage stamp on a helicopter blade disrupts the system enough to take it down.
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Adam and Jamie test the famous myth of: Can whirlpools kill? Can a whirlpool really kill somebody?
Can a snow plow driving down the road push enough air to flip a passing car over?
Tory, Kari and Grant get snowed in under a snow plow.
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Archimedes is on Mythbusters again! This time it's his Steam Cannon and the results are amazing as Adam and Jamie build the mother of all cannons. While in Breakfast Cereal, an eating competition puts Adam's Mom to the test! Whats healthier? The cereal or the box itself?
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Can a laser alarm be defeated? Can a metal duct be stealthily climbed using magnets? Can a pressure switch be defeated? How easy is it to crack a safe? Can a hole be easily cut into a pane of glass without setting off a sound alarm?
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The three Mythkateers investigate a fashion disaster when farmers’ trousers suddenly explode. In Great Gas Conspiracy, Adam and Jamie investigate whether the gas and car companies deliberately make gas guzzling cars to increase profits.
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Adam and Jamie attempt to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. Kari, Tory and Grant test various mind control techniques.
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A look back at myths that generated a truck load of angry fan mail.
In Split Arrow, the 3 Mythkateers take another aim at Robin Hood's arrow.
The Confederate Rocket will be tested with a Salami launch.
Another shot at Bullet-Proof water.
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Adam and Jamie test the myth that firing in the air can cause the death of someone if they are impacted by the bullet when it returns to earth. Also Kari, Tory and Grant continue to delve into more popular Vodka myths.
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Not exactly a Myth, but an interesting experiment, The Team Goes to replicate Ben Franklin's Lightning Storm Kite.
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Adam and Jamie accepted the challenge from fans mailbags to retest the Archimedes death ray. In turn, fans and MIT team were invited to perform this challlenge.
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In Shredded plane, Adam and Jamie investigate the cause of a shredded airplane. The other members put their survival skills to the test in Firestarter.
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Do steel toe boots really put toes in more danger than a regular boot, to the extent that the steel toe would chop off the wearer's toes? Can bottle rockets be used to launch a human?
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Can two semi trucks collide head-on and completely crush a compact car? Can vodka cure foot odor or bad breath?
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Did the Confederates really have a 2-stage rocket capable of traveling 100 miles from Richmond to DC?
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Could the Ancient Chinese have used drums to listen for tunneling invaders?
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Blown Away, Plywood Builder, Running in the Rain, Will a black car heat faster than a white one?
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Can a person make a parachute with an airplane escape slide or life raft? Will hair cream explode in the right conditions and decapitate the pilot of a fighter plane? Adam and Jamie also test the myth that a stewardess survived a 33,000-foot fall while still strapped into her seat.
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Can a tissue box in the back of a car kill the driver if the car crashes? Is it possible to split an arrow by hitting it with another?
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Is it possible to slingshot a person over the border and onto a mattress?
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Will diving underwater protect a person from bullets? Can a person swing 360 degrees on a swing set?
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Is the brace position recommended in airplane crashes actually designed to kill people? Is driving while talking on the cell phone as dangerous as driving drunk?
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Can a jet pack be created from plans on the internet? Do pyramids have special powers?
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Can an singer really break glass just by using their voice? Can you make a jet engine out of vacuum cleaner parts? Is it true that a rolling stone gathers no moss.
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Could using a phone in a thunderstorm result in being electrocuted? If a bullet passes through a man's genitals, and into a woman's, could it make her pregnant? Can a boat be driven with its trailer still attached?
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What is the fastest way to cool a six pack of beer? The MythBusters investigate ancient electricity. Buster's new body gets tested by being dropped while in a car.
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Can a toy car beat a Dodge Viper in the quarter mile? Is yawning contagious? Does buttered toast always land buttered side down?
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Can a car pole-vault from its drive shaft if it hits a pothole?
Can a port-a-potty gather enough methane to explode?
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Adam and Jamie go head to head in a madcap Mexican jailbreak as they taste-test the theory of the Salsa Escape. And take one cement truck, add 850 pounds of dynamite, and what's left? Absolutely nothing, apparently. Adam and Jamie join forces with the FBI to find out if you can remove cement build-up from a mixer's barrel using dynamite.
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Does a certain sound note cause you to "tinkle" in your pants? Does that classic shot with a gun in a movie scene with fly backward possible? Is Chinese Water Torture Real?
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On this special episode, the MythBusters try their hand at a few holiday myths: Will putting a silver spoon in a champagne bottle keep it fizzy? Does a snowman melt faster with its clothes on ... or off?
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Can a person be launched by rockets strapped to a chair, like in the Ming Dynasty tale?
Do free energy devices seen on the Internet actually work?
Can jumping into a ceiling fan cause a person to lose his head?
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Just how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack? Can you really blow up a house through misusing a bug bomb? Does talking to your plants actually help?
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Buster lends a hand as the MythBusters explore the myth of the boom-lift catapult. Will Buster overcome the raw power of a 30,000-pound piece of machinery, or will the boom-lift turn into the ultimate medieval catapult? Then, worried about the price of gas? Tune in to Jamie and Adam's investigation into the most fuel-efficient way to keep cool in the car: turning on the air conditioning or opening the windows
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Can a sunken ship be lifted from the ocean floor using only ping-pong balls? How many balloons does it take to lift a three-year-old off the ground.
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Can a superheated jawbreaker explode when bitten down upon? Can a PVC pipe build enough static electricity to kill? Can a playing card kill a person if thrown with enough power?
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Can a person be sucked down by "killer quicksand"? Can a tattoo explode in an MRI scan? Can appliances really electrocute people if they fall in the bathtub?
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If someone falls off a building, can that person glide to safety using a sheet of plywood? The MythBusters test various methods to beat radar detectors.
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Can someone survive a multi-story elevator fall by jumping right before the elevator hits the bottom of the shaft? Is it possible to make a hovercraft with a vacuum motor?
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Can mirrors be used to make a death ray? What is really effective against skunk smell? Is bulletproof glass really bulletproof?
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Can a scuba diver be sucked up in a fire fighting helicopter? The MythBusters test various car myths.
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Retest: Ice Bullet, Chicken Gun, Peeing on the Third Rail, Exploding Breast implants, Goldfinger, Cell Phone Destruction, Biscuit Bazooka
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Is Jimmy Hoffa buried under Giants Stadium? Can the venom from a daddy long-legs kill a human? Can a jet engine launch a taxi into the air?
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Could the sinking Titanic literally suck a person down with it? Does a goldfish's memory only last for 3 seconds? Can explosives packed in a trombone cause the slide to rocket off it?
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Can a marching battalion take down a bridge? How many bacteria reside on a toothbrush? Is it possible to water ski behind a rowing eight?
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Can a bullet cause explosive decompression and tear a plane apart? Can a car's rear axle be ripped away by a steel cable tied to it and a lamppost? Can a bullet be used as a fuse in a vehicle and will the bullet fire?