Tested myths include magic ice bullets, thought to kill without a clue and is it worth running in the rain, where Adam and Jamie see which gets you drier, running or walking in the rain. To test if you can explode a toilet, the Mythbusters get a crash-test dummy that they name Buster.
Cell phones are tested to see if they can destroy a gas station. Then, breast implants are tested to see if high altitudes will make them explode. Finally, CD's are tested to see if computer drives can make them break.
The story of the unlucky construction worker and the barrel of 500 lb. of bricks is tested. Also, you'll see if peeing on the third rail can kill you, along with credit cards not working due to an eel skin wallet.
Jamie and Adam test whether a penny dropped from a skyscraper will embed in concrete and whether it is possible to pick up radio signals through tooth fillings. They also examine several myths surrounding microwave ovens.
The Mythbusters see if a car can get so stinky that no one will buy it. Waiting for 2 months for 2 dead pigs to decompose in a car, the want to test raccoon rocket, where a person lighting gasoline in a sewer pipe to eliminate a raccoon but shoots himself out but lives. Looks like a job for Buster!
In this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam pull out the artillery when they shoot a bullet hole into the shell of an aircraft and find out if that single shot will cause explosive decompression -- and destruction of the aircraft. They'll find out if two hunters could use a loaded .22 gun cartridge as a replacement fuse in a car's ignition or if it will backfire in all the wrong places. And they take a myth from the movies when they see if it's possible to rip a car off it's rear axle... just wait and see. They don't just tell the myths, they put them to the test.
The guys test the effects of chickens, frozen and thawed, against a windshield. They also test to see if a human can give birth to an octopus and if 50 lbs. of laundry, along with baking soda w/dog pee, can cause an explosion that could kill a guy.
In this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam will take a stroll across a bridge to see if the rhythm of soldiers marching together will cause a bridge to collapse. Will the athletes of Stanford University's varsity rowing team be strong enough to pull Jamie up on water skiis behind a fragile rowing eight? Watch where you put your toothbrush, Jamie and Adam will find out if the bacteria from their toilet settles in their toothbrushes. The MythBusters don't just tell the myths, they put them to the test.
In this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam explore a titanic sized legend. Will a sinking ship suck you down as it goes under? Bored goldfish or just plain stupid? We'll find out if goldfish can remember anything for longer than 3 seconds. A musical myth with highly explosive results, will putting a lit firecracker down the neck of trombone make your music any sweeter? The MythBusters don't just tell the myths, they put them to the test.
In this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam make a brave attempt to solve a legendary mafia mystery by searching for the decomposed body of Jimmy Hoffa allegedly buried in the concrete under Giants Stadium. The MythBusters will then fire up a jet engine and find out if the power and force of a 737 could launch a taxicab backward 75 feet, and finally -- will Adam's arachnophobia prevent him from finding out if the Daddy Longlegs is the most venomous spider? The MythBusters don't just tell the myths, they put them to the test.
Think the MythBusters always get it right the first time? In this episode, Jamie and Adam...with a little help from some viewers, revisit some of the most popular and controversial myths to find out if they can put their own experiements to the test!
A recap of the best myths involving explosions. Talking on a cellphone while pumping gas can cause an explosion. While trying to kill a raccoon that had wandered down a culvert using gasoline, a hillbilly was blown 200 feet out of the pipe after igniting the gas. A Medieval Hungarian town built a cannon out of a tree overnight. Pouring gas in a toilet and lighting it will cause the toilet to explode.
Adam and Jamie take on new myths! Can an unsuspecting scuba diver be sucked out of the water by a fire fighting helicopter and end up in the middle of a forest fire? And do Hollywood's zany motor-myths and car capers live up to their urban legend status?
Jamie and Adam reflect on one of the world's oldest urban legends -- did the Greek scientist Archimedes set fire to a Roman fleet using only mirrors and sunlight? And moving to more modern times, have you ever tried to remove the fetid funk of a skunk?
Jamie and Adam attempt to save themselves in a falling elevator by jumping just before it hits bottom. Then they challenge their imaginations and building skills as they try to create a homemade levitation machine.
Jamie and Adam test an old myth claiming a gust of wind sweeps a man out of a building, only to sweep him back into a lower floor. Then the crew tests speed radar-busting tricks, from a disco ball hanging in a rearview mirror to covering a car in foil.
Jamie and Adam discover if Hollywood film-makers got it right. Can you get rid of someone by dropping an electrical appliance into a tub and simply watch the sparks fly? In a truly electrifying experiment, the guys find out what actually happens...
Jamie and Adam put the Killer Card myth under the microscope. Is it possible to throw a regular playing card fast enough to inflict bodily harm? And from deadly cards to killer candy...can a heated jawbreaker be more that just a sweet treat?
Adam and Jamie put on wetsuits and get ready to take a dive for another myth busting experiment. Is it possible to lift a sunken boat from the ocean floor using only ping pong balls? The MythBusters try to salvage the MythTanic-2 with ping pong balls.
The MythBusters explore the myth of a boom-lift catapult. Buster volunteers to lend a hand, but can he overcome the raw power of a 30,000 pound piece of machinery, or will the boom-lift turn into the ultimate medieval catapult?
Jamie and Adam return to familiar territory -- blowing stuff up in the name of science. Armed with roach foggers and an abandoned apartment building, the guys find out if toxic fumes and bug bombs will prove to be an explosive combination.
Buster takes the hot seat in the Mojave Desert in the myth of the 'Ming Dynasty Astronaut.' Will Buster defy the laws of gravity and survive an explosive launch into space? Adam and Jamie play mad scientists in the quest for free energy.
The team test holiday-related myths while counting down the top 10 myths as voted by the viewers. A frozen turkey can explode if dropped into deep fryer too fast. If you put a silver spoon in a bottle of champagne, the bubbles will last longer. A falling icicle can kill a person. A clothed snowman melts faster than a naked one. A stream of urine can freeze in freezing temperatures. Lighting the fireplace makes the rest of the house colder.
Adam and Jamie compete to see who is the Ultimate Mythbuster. Who can build a machine to launch tortillas further? Adam and Jamie put their fears to the test. Guess the weight of three items. Build a device to drop an egg without breaking it using oranges, gloves, and other items. Who has the higher pain threshold? A quiz about previous Mythbuster episodes.
Adam puts his body to the test for science. Will he be able to withstand subsonic frequencies, or will adult diapers be his only hope with the Brown Note? Jamie and Adam put the legend Hollywood gunfights to the test, but can you really be blown away?
Adam and Jamie investigate whether or not it's possible to bust out of jail using only salsa -- will mild or hot be the best choice? They also test to see if a massive amount of high explosive can break up a cement truck filled with hardened cement.
Jamie and Adam put another zany car myth through the ringer. Can a broken drive shaft on the front joint of a car vault cause the car to pole vault after it hits a pothole? Revisit an old myth about port-a-potties and third degree burns.
Mythbusters examines the Civil War myth that a woman was impregnated by a bullet fired through the groin of a soldier. They also examine whether you can be electrocuted during a thunderstorm while taking a shower or talking on the phone.
Hollywood myths are put to the test. Bullets spark when they ricochet off objects. Aluminum paint had a bad reaction on Wizard of Oz actor Jack Haley which hospitalized him. A large person can break through a door frame. A person can be thrown through a glass window and not be injured. A pool of gas can be ignited by throwing a cigarette at it.
The mythbusters are testing a myth of operatic proportions-- Can a singer really break glass with just their voice? Ex rock singer, Jaime Vendera attempts a world first! Tory takes on building an explosive jet engine out of vacuum cleaner parts.
Adam and Jamie embark on the longest and most ambitious build ever undertaken. The sky is literally the limit as they aim to take wing on their own personal flying machine. They set out to see whether these flying machines are as magnificent as claimed...
Jamie and Adam examine whether the brace position was designed by the airline industry to kill people rather than save them during an airplane crash. They also examine whether driving while talking on the cell phone is just as dangerous as driving while drunk.
Adam and Jamie test two urban legends; in 'Bullet Proof Water' find out exactly how deep one must dive to survive a gunshot, and in '360 Degree Swing' find out if it is possible to get a swinger to go all the way around a swing set, up and over the bar.
Jamie and Adam test the parachute qualities of airline evacuation equipment in their favorite mythbusting location-the Mojave Desert. After being stranded on a plane without pilot, fuel or parachute, Indy spots the emergency Life Raft...
Adam and Jamie test the myth that immigrants are becoming human projectiles, firing themselves two hundred yards across the border and into the United States. They build a human sized slingshot to see if it's feasibly possible to fly over the frontier.
'Killer Tissue Box' is an investigation into whether a tissue box can become a lethal missile in a car crash. In 'Split Arrow' the build team tests whether an archer can split one arrow with another, as the legendary Robin Hood was said to have done.
Adam and Jamie take their detractors head on as they revisit some of their favorite myths. They're going to answer them once and for all and forever silence their critics! Also, Adam and Jamie get another chance to shoot high-powered rifles at Buster!
The MythBusters are actually taking a pot shot at an ancient Chinese text that alludes to a subterranean sonar system that could apparently detect and intercept an invasion from below. Also, if food's on the floor less than five seconds is it safe to eat?
The American Civil War was fought with polished bayonets, unreliable muskets and bulky cannons. But was that all? Not according to the Mythbusters: Adam, Jamie and the build team join forces to find out if the Confederate Army had a secret deadly weapon.
Kari hosts some urban legends about Vodka and its impact on personal hygiene. According to this myth, trucks fused together upon impact, seal the unfortunate car and driver between them. The team needs a traffic-free stretch of freeway to test this one.
Adam and Jamie test the ability of steel toe boots to protect against heavy objects. In Bottle Blast Off, the Build team fills a soda bottle and watches as it lifts off, testing Newton's third law: every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
Can electric shock therapy or homeopathic tongue tinglers cure seasickness? Does driving your pickup with the tailgate down save money? Can shoving your fingers into a gun barrel save life? The results may surprise you...
Adam and Jamie unleash a deadly myth from a supermax prison, attempting to make a deadly weapon out of newspaper and underwear. Grant, Kari and Tory unscrew the cap on some more vodka myths, such as removing cigarette smell from clothing.
Adam and Jamie accepted the challenge from fans' mailbags to retest the Archimedes death ray. In turn, fans and the MIT team were invited to perform this challenge. Can they win the challenge against the MythBusters' secret weapon, Project X?
Jamie and Adam examine whether a helium filled football will travel further than a normal football. Meanwhile the Mythbusters team examines whether it is possible for a person to catch a bullet with their teeth.
Adam and Jamie attempt to solve another high calibre conundrum to see if a celebratory gun fire can kill when the bullets fall back to earth. Meanwhile the other members shake their thirst on another round of Vodka myths.
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.
The team tries out a myth of farm workers' pants igniting, using materials from fertilizer to explosives, while the boys waste money on nifty fuel-saving devices found on the Internet, and remind us that biodiesel (cooking oil!) is a semi-viable fuel alternative.
In Archimedes Steam Cannon the results are truly spectacular as Adam and Jamie build the mother of all cannons . While in Breakfast Cereal, an eating competition with a difference beckons as Adam and Jamie put Mrs. Savage to the test!
Jamie and Adam try to scientifically explain the recently publicized and highly entertaining chemical reaction caused as a result of placing a Mentos candy into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke. The rest of the Mythbusters team explores the possibility of a standard postage stamp causing enough imbalance in the rotating assemblies of a helicopter to cause it to crash.
On this episode the guys ask, can a car stereo destroy a car with just sound? Adam and Jamie pump up the bass to find out. And the Tory, Kari, and Grant hit the road to take on two tall tales from down under.
Jamie and Adam answer the burning barnyard myth - can a hurricane blow the feathers off a chicken? Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari embrace their sadistic sides and turn the workshop into a horticultural house of horrors.
Jamie and Adam explore the theory that if a high tension cable snaps it can slice a person in two. Also, Tory and Kari explore the myth of 'archaeo-accoustics,' that ancient pottery contains sounds from the past and can be played back and heard today.
In Air Cylinder Rocket, Adam and Jamie test the myth known to every high school metal-shop teacher: can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank right through a cinder-block wall?
Just when you think Adam and Jamie have tested every gun legend in history, they come up with three more myths. Meantime, Kari, Grant and Tori go to great lengths to see whether mankind's first and simplest tool could be far more dangerous than you think.
Christmas comes once a year, but not on Mythbusters! They just can't wait for the silly season. And can you simply turn off gravity with the flick of a switch? Kari, Grant, and Tori test the claims of several anti-gravity devices.
Holiday Themed Myths. Can the Mythbusters really make a 35-piece Goldberg machine work, or will they just get frustrated and call it quits? What will keep your tree from dropping needles, bleach or hairspray? Will the turkey kill the dog? Tune-in and see it for yourself.
Jamie and Adam take the plunge on a myth that originated in WWll and detonate the biggest explosion in MythBusters history! In the meantime, the light and shade to the biggest MythBusters explosion ever is provided by Light's ON/OFF.
In this action-packed episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles, while Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face - and have to flee - from some of Nature's natural-born killers.
On this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam test the stuff of nightmares in Underwater Car. Meanwhile Grant, Tory and Kari roll out the Seven Paper Fold myth. Is it possible to fold a piece of paper in half more than seven times?
Take two self-confessed speed freaks, Adam and Jamie, and pit them against the people's nemesis: Speed Cameras. The result: an action-packed adventure full of fun, fascination and, best of all, fast cars.
Is it possible to teach an Old Dog New Tricks? In attempt to find an answer Adam and Jamie go head to head with a pair of untrained middle-aged Malamute Huskies. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory look into the myth that you can Beat The Guard Dog.
Every so often the mythbusters draw conclusions that leave the fans seething. Well, once again, it's time for the mythbusters to put some of their most contentious outcomes under the microscope, in Myths Revisited.
In Voice Flame Extinguisher, Jamie and Adam set out to discover if it's possible to put out a fire using only your voice. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant will put four classic hypnosis hypotheses under the microscope.
Adam and Jamie tackle Newton, the founder of the principle of thermodynamics and the law of conservation of momentum. They look into a physics urban myth. If birds in a truck take flight do they lighten the load? They call a pigeon wrangler for help.
Jamie and Adam test old west myths: can you shoot someone's hat off and can you break someone out of prison with horses or dynamite. Meanwhile, the build team determines whether a side airbag can turn a lock pick into a deadly projectile.
Jamie and Adam investigate the cliché that a quick thinking action hero can protect his fellow cast members from a grenade blast. Meanwhile in Diet Coke and Mentos - Exploding Stomach our intrepid trio test an Internet video with an outrageous claim.
Since the beginning of Series 5 the Mythbusters have been putting out the call for new myths to bust. And now it's time to put a new batch of viewer suggestions to the test. That's right it's the Mythbusters Viewer special.
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.
Jamie and Adam take wing to test if a person with no flight training can safely land a 747 and if a plane can take off from a conveyor belt speeding in the opposite direction. Tory, Grant, and Kari jump on some Hollywood-inspired skydiving myths.
"The name's Hyneman. James Hyneman." It's tuxedos and martinis as the Mythbusters take on 007 in this James Bond special one-hour episode. Our stealthy secret agents are on a mission to explode the myths about Bond's gadgets, getaways, and guns.
In this three-myth blockbuster the team takes a crash-course in remote controlled airplane flying, bug-out by testing the "cockroach survival" theory, then return to fraternity pranks with exploding cans of shaving cream.
The Mythbusters try to cut down a tree with a machine gun, test out baseball players' eye black, try to slide down a ski lift using pants, and try to replicate the cartoon myth of blowing up a barrel of gunpowder that someone is carrying.
MythBusters travels to Alaska to investigate whether a stick of dynamite fetched by a dog can sink an SUV on a frozen lake, whether cabin fever is real, and whether its better to hit a moose at high speed or low speed.
On this infectious episode of Mythbusters, we give internet 'viral videos' a timely check-up. They're exciting, funny, and sometimes barely credible. We can't wait to pass them on to our ten best friends, but can we truly believe everything we see?
On this episode of Mythbusters Adam and Jamie take a fan mail film and use it to dial in on a phone book fable. And then Kari, Grant and Tory test a fishy tale of Hollywood pyrotechnics with their own big bang theories.
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. It's time to separate fact from fiction in the Mythbusters Ninja special 2.
In this episode of Mythbusters, it's double the trouble as Adam and Jamie take on not one but two classic comedy myths. Meanwhile Kari, Grant, and Tory test if you can make homemade diamonds and get the biggest bang in Mythbuster history.
The Mythbusters determine if it's possible for a sky diver's parachute to fail causing him to hit a seesaw and launch a little girl onto the roof of a seven story building. It could happen? Testing it turns out to be so complex it requires the entire team to pitch in.
Jamie and Adam are literally in the soup as they try to determine if they swim faster in syrup than plain cold water. Kari, Tory and Grant try to repeat MacGyver's feat and break a lock with the gunpowder from six bullets and then substantially larger charges. Then they test Davy Crockett's claim that he could hit two targets by firing a bullet at an ax blade to split it in two.
On this all-viral episode of Mythbusters, the team puts the most requested YouTube myths to the test. They size up a smash web-hit about a giant ball of Lego and discover the explosive power of match heads.
The two teams look at a couple fire arms that are thought to be dangerous to the user as well as the target. But for some real fun, Jamie and Adam burn thermite with ice. Of course Kari, Grant and Tori get to have some explosive fun too.
Jamie tries to hang on to the roof of a car as Adam, driving, tries to flip him off; just like in the movies. Then Adam takes a turn on the hood while Jamie drives. Grant, Tory and Kari are back in prison, but not to worry, viewers have given them some ideas for how to escape.
If one bullet is fired and the other is dropped simultaneously from the same height, which will hit the ground first? Or will they hit at the same time, owing to gravity? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test an old saying: can you really knock someone out of their socks? In true MYTHBUSTERS fashion, their tests involve Buster, a boxing ring, a nitrogen cannon, a battering ram and, of course, explosives.
Adam and Jamie get down and dirty with the myth that a muddy motorcar gets better gas mileage than it's clean cousin. Meanwhile Kari, Grant and Tory are hitting the sauce and comparing hangovers to test an age old adage about beer and liquor.
Adam and Jamie find out if a car out of control crashes and burns when it falls out of a cliff like in the movies. And Kari, Tory and Grant check the story of a man who rocketed himself into the sky and survived.
Jamie and Adam attempt a jailbreak using the pressure from the carbon dioxide released by lots and lots of antacid tablets. Grant, Tory and Jessi try to determine if it's possible for smugglers to evade boarder patrols by driving at night with their headlights off.
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!
Adam and Jamie test for the possibility of disease transmission from rat urine on soda cans and later compare household items for cleanliness versus a toilet seat. Grant, Jessi, and Tory try to skip a car across water.
Can you light a match with a bullet? Can you mail a coconut without a package? Can you make an ear wax candle? Will putting a sleeping persons hand in warm water make him wet himself? Is it possible to build a Gorn cannon? Can you put your hand in molten lead without getting hurt? The Nytbuster will find out.
Adam and Jamie talk trash and crash when they test whether a Styrofoam cup full of soda can be a lethal projectile when thrown from a car at high speeds. Does the cup penetrate the windshield of an oncoming car and seriously injure the driver? Jamie and Adam build a number of soda shooting cannons to see how deadly this myth really is, including a never-before-seen shoulder mounted cannon courtesy of Jamie. On a higher note, Grant, Tory and Jessi Combs (in her final episode with the team) test the classic silver screen cliché of the death defying hang. Are any of these actually viable? Using a helicopter and their wits, the team finds out if these hang times can happen.
Is it safer underwater when a boat on the surface explodes. Adam and Jamie intend to find out and it will take some major explosions to settle the question. Tory, Grant and Kari get to play with some high power guns to see if phone books work as a poor man's car armor.
The Mythbusters respond to fan objections to their techniques in past episodes. Tory, Grant and Kari try again to knock some one out of his socks. Adam and Jamie test Jamie's assertion that a head on collision has the force of a collision with a wall at twice the speed.
Myth Busters reprises their duct tape episode. While the Daring Duo builds a duct tape bridge and risks a fifty foot fall, the Tenacious Trio crashes car after car to find out if duct tape can stop a speeding vehicle.
Adam and Jamie try to recreate a You Tube video of a man sliding down a water slide, flying a hundred feet through the air and landing in a kiddie pool. The Trucker Trio checks out whether it is more efficient to forgo left turns even if right turns mean extra distance.
The three rocketeers are back this time trying to launch a man into the air with an impressive battery of off the shelf sky rockets. Meanwhile, Adam and Jamie find out if pepper spray and a taser work in combination to act as a flame thrower.
Adam and Jamie test the scene from The Bourne Supremacy - exploding gas by using magazine in the toaster as igniter. Grant, Kari and Tory look into the urban legend of the Blue Ice - frozen airplane's toilet's waste falling from the sky.
Adam and Jamie attempt to re-create a mythical 13th century Syrian rocket-powered torpedo. Kari, Grant, and Tori test whether a burning truck carrying wine bottles will shoot corks 100 feet machine-gun-style.
Tory, Kari, and Grant test the cartoon myth that it is possible to propel a sailboat by blowing on the sails while on the boat. Adam and Jamie see if common movie sound effects sound like the real thing.
Jamie and Adam go spy vs. spy and do battle with each other, while Kari, Tory, and Grant are consumed in a battle against mother nature - as they embark on the most challenging snowy saga in MythBusters history.
Adam and Jamie attempt to re-create a viral video that featured a Newton's cradle made with wrecking balls. Kari, Grant, and Tory see if a bird landing on the hood of a car that is balanced on the edge of a cliff will make the car fall.
Adam and Jamie explore the hundred year old conundrum that if blindfolded, can humans travel in a straight line? Then, Kari, Grant and Tory test binary explosives - would they explode in the case of a fender bender?
Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring extrodinary excavators - can they row a barge, take you wakeboarding, and do acrobatics? Kari, Grant, and Tory patch up a plane that's had an unfortunate encounter with a bear - using only duct tape.
Adam and Jamie test a myth that C4 can be used as a cooking fuel, but if you drop something on it while it's burning, it will explode. Tory, Kari, and Grant attempt to re-create a mythical flying guillotine.
When it comes to H2O, the MythBusters are never shy of putting their bodies on the line - riding the world's biggest waterslide, deep sea diving in a suit of armor, or swimming in syrup. Go behind the scenes on the twelve wettest myths of all time.
Adam and Jamie tackle an internet sensation about an epic duel between a flamethrower and a CO2 fire extinguisher, while Kari, Grant and Tory test if you can spy drone with a dust cloud and pull off a kidnapping like they did in the movie "Body of Lies."
The whole team gets together to take fan favorites to another level in this experimental ramp-up. From exploding water heater and bird balance to excavators and fireworks man, no result is safe from these myth's revenge!
Adam and Jamie take aim at a ricochet myth from the TV show 'Burn Notice,' while Kari, Tory and Grant test the Hollywood myth that if you jump when running away from an explosion - can you surf the shockwave?
The MythBusters do a fan correspondence catch-up as the team answers your questions and takes mini myth requests - testing if you can eat a spoonful of cinnamon without drinking water and revealing how the camera crew captures explosions.
Adam and Jamie test an old dueling myth - should you really never bring a knife to a gunfight? Kari, Grant, and Tory find out if a two stage missile known as the fire breathing dragon ever really existed.
Adam and Jamie test whether the shape of battlefield trenches could affect soldier survival if there is an explosion in the trench. Kari, Grant, and Tory test whether balloons can save clowns in a car crash.
A variety of viewer-suggested myths are tested: Do you know the back of your hand "like the back of your hand"? Can you ride a bike underwater? Can you throw a needle through glass? Does the "potty dance" help you hold your bladder?
Adam and Jamie test whether a mattress can really cushion a watery wipeout. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant tackle a blast from the past as they test if cannonballs made of stone can really cause carnage.
Deadliest Catch captains Johnathan and Junior join the MythBusters to test if a crab pot will drag you overboard to the bottom if your foot is caught in a coil, if it's better to work a 30-hr grind with no sleep, and if crab pots truly are indestructible.
The MythBusters burn rubber at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway testing racing myths. Can man beat machine in a 30-ft, standing-start sprint? Can a driver lose 10 lbs during a race? Can a race tire's suction rip loose a manhole cover during a street race?
It's Round 2 of Battle of the Sexes and the MythBusters test the cliches: Will lost men really not stop and ask for directions? Are women better multi-taskers? Which sex can parallel park with aplomb? And should "throwing like a girl" really be an insult?
Re-visiting myths from previous seasons: Adam and Jamie take two different approaches to try to paint a room with explosives. Kari, Grant, and Tory try to split a speedboat in two by crashing it into a channel marker at 25mph.
Things get volatile when the MythBusters meet creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul to check the chemistry behind the hit TV show "Breaking Bad". The team recreates two iconic, acidic scenes to see if the science truly holds up, melts down, or blows.
WALKING DEAD's Michael Rooker joins the team to test zombie myths. Is an ax or a gun more effective when you're swarmed by zombies? Adam turns un-dead to test if the "might of the living dead" can bust down Jamie's door. Can you outrun--or smart--a horde?
In this Star Wars special, the MythBusters test if Luke really could swing himself and Leia across a chasm with only his belt-rigged grappling hook, could an Ewok log swing crush an Imperial "Chicken Walker", and could Luke survive in a tauntaun's belly?
The MythBusters test car chase cliches: Can you really share driving, change places, or dump the driver while moving at speed? Also, from the message boards, the team tests some fan-suggested deterrents for driving away cats, bears, and snakes.
The MythBusters take on five filmic firearm cliches: Will a bent-barreled shot gun fire? Can you fire a gun in space? Will a gun dropped in a deep fryer go off? What weird items will stop a bullet? And does a neon sign really explode when hit by a bullet?
The MythBusters put some Hollywood solutions to explosive situations to the test. Could a hero really survive by shooting a live grenade in midair? Could you really survive a TNT explosion by throwing it inside a household object?
The MythBusters test household myths: Could a vacuum cleaner explode while sucking up black powder? Could sunscreen scorch your skin? Could a piano crash through your roof? And finally could an exploding water heater extinguish a house fire?
The MythBusters go to vertigo-inducing heights to test: Could you bob for an apple when jumping from a 100-foot high bungee cord? And from a viral video, could you really play a match of tennis while both players are standing on top of an airplane's wing?
The MythBusters use sexy science to tackle five captivating clichés about the laws of attraction including if men really do prefer blondes, if pheromone sprays really work, if bigger boobs equal bigger tips, and does a man's wealth really woo women?
The MythBusters tackle congestion questions: testing shockwave jams, if a roundabout is better than a 4-way stop sign, if it's faster to drive than fly when your trip is under 400 miles, and if it's better to change lanes or stay put in heavy traffic.
Adam and Jamie buckle up and return their seats to the upright position to test what really is the best, most efficient way to board an airplane. Tory, Kari, and Grant find out if a bullet made of teeth or even bone is non-traceable.
Stow your tray tables because in this aviation extravaganza Adam and Jamie tackle two flights of fantasy that sees a MythBuster launched to the edge of space. How tough is U-2 aircraft? How practical is a remote control multi rotor drone?
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!
Adam re-visits the zombie killing myth, re-testing the ax method because of fan input along with a chainsaw. And the two test whether there is a faster way to get customers checked out at grocery stores by forming one long queue.
Jamie and Adam re-visit the following myths: drifting, this time on dirt; re-testing whether a lighter can stop a bullet; if you are safe behind a fish tank from various types of rounds; and what is bomb proof, by way of two bombs.
In this Reddit special, Jamie and Adam take on the best and most requested myths from the Reddit fan base. Including dropping buster from a helicopter in an inflatable hamster ball to see if he would survive and whether or not you can see farts on an infrared camera. Also, the idiom "you couldn't punch your way out of a paper bag" is investigated.
Jamie, Adam, and the build team (Kari, Grant, and Tory) reflect on their years together working on Mythbusters. Celebrities offer their thanks to the cast and crew as the series wraps up after 14 years.