Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage investigate whether an assassin could use an ice bullet for an evidence-free crime and what it takes to make a toilet explode. They also determine once and for all if it's better to walk or run through the rain.
Cellphone Destroys Gas Station
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage investigate how pressure affects silicone implants at high altitude and if using a cellphone at a gas station can have explosive results.
Barrel of Bricks
Jamie and Adam test how dangerous it is to answer the call of nature on a train track's electrified rail and if an eel-skin wallet can erase the magnetic information on credit cards. Also, they investigate what would happen if a pulley went awry while lifting 500 pounds of bricks.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage investigate if a penny dropped from a skyscraper can really kill a pedestrian and if a tanning bed can bake a body to death from the inside out. Also, they explore the idea of picking up radio signals in a tooth filling.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage investigate the chances of survival after being buried alive and jumping off a bridge if the water's surface has been broken. Also, they put cola myths to the test, from cleaning rust to cooking a steak.
Lightning Strikes and Tongue Piercing
Jaime Hyneman and Adam Savage try to make a working cannon from a tree and then see if Adam's tongue piercing can withstand the force of a lightning bolt. Also, they put the Breathalyzer to the test.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage put their noses to the test to determine if that nasty smell in the car is there to stay and then they try to flush out the truth of the raccoon in the drain myth.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage retrace the steps of escaped Alcatraz prisoners and find out if it's possible to survive the San Francisco Bay in a homemade raft. Then they investigate mind control experiments and the echo of a duck's quack.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage find out if a single bullet hole can cause explosive decompression and destroy an aircraft. They also explore using a gun cartridge as a car ignition fuse and the possibility of ripping a car off its rear axle, just like in the movies.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage find out if launching a chicken at an airplane will disrupt its flight and if a washing machine can really be deadly. They also explore the myth of the woman who swallowed an octopus egg then gave birth to an eight-legged offspring.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage find out if the rhythm of marching soldiers can collapse a bridge and if a rowing team is strong enough to pull Jamie up on water skis. They also investigate how much bacteria from the toilet settles on a toothbrush.
Buried in Concrete
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage try to dig up the truth on Jimmy Hoffa being allegedly buried in concrete under Giants Stadium. They also find out if a jet engine could launch a taxi 75 feet backward and if a daddy longlegs is the most venomous spider.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage explore the Titanic-sized myth of a sinking ship sucking passengers under as it goes down. Then they find out if goldfish remember anything for more than three seconds and what a lit firecracker does to a trombone.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage revisit some controversial myths and put their own previous experiments to the test, including electric rails, exploding implants and cellphones at the gas pump.
Scuba Diver and Car Capers
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out if an unsuspecting scuba diver could be sucked out of the water by a helicopter and land in the middle of a forest fire. Also, from a banana in the tailpipe to sugar in the gas tank, movie motor myths are put to the test.
Ancient Death Ray
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage investigate the legend of Archimedes setting fire to a Roman fleet using only mirrors and sunlight. Then they try to remove the stink of a skunk and also test a direct hit on a bullet-proof shield.
Elevator of Death
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage 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.
Beat the Radar Detector
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman test radar-gun deflection methods like hanging a disco ball from the rearview mirror or using flat-black paint. They also investigate the myth of a man holding a piece of plywood being carried away by the wind.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman pull off an electrifying experiment with a hairdryer and a bathtub. Then they test the explosive relationship of tattoos and MRI machines before getting a sinking feeling in some killer quicksand.
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage find out if a regular playing card can be thrown fast enough to kill and if a heated jawbreaker can turn into an explosive situation. They also invent a static cannon to evaluate the truth of an urban legend.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out whether a sunken boat can be lifted using only Ping-Pong balls while Scottie, Tory and Kari get carried away investigating how many balloons it takes to lift a three-year-old off the ground.
Boom Lift Catapult
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out what it takes to turn a 30,000-pound boom lift into a medieval catapult. Then it's air conditioning vs. open windows as they investigate the most fuel-efficient way to keep cool in the car.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out if a bug bomb mixed with toxic fumes proves to be an explosive combination, and then they compete to see who can build the better machine to find a needle in a haystack. Meanwhile, Tory and Kari investigate how talking to plants can affect gardening success.
Ming Dynasty Astronaut
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman investigate the Ming dynasty astronaut myth by launching a dummy in the desert. Then they go on a quest for free energy while the MythBuster build team creates a killer ceiling fan.
Adam suits up in an adult diaper as he and Jamie test subsonic frequencies. Then they find out if Tory is blown away by a gunfight experiment, while Kari suffers under a constant drip of water.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman try to bust out of jail using only salsa and then team up with the FBI to test a massive number of explosives on a truck filled with hardened cement.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman investigate whether a broken drive shaft can cause a car to pole-vault from a pothole. Then they find out how explosive it can be to light a cigarette in a port-a-potty.
Is Yawning Contagious?
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out if toast really does fall buttered side down while Kari, Scottie and Tory investigate if yawning is truly contagious. Then the whole team tests a toy car vs. a Dodge Viper in a gravity slope race.
Cooling a Six-Pack
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman rebuild a crash test dummy and give him a baptism of destruction, then they explore the fastest way to cool a six-pack of beer. Meanwhile, Kari, Scottie and Tory investigate a crude form of battery that existed in ancient times.
Son of a Gun
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out how dangerous it is to use the phone or shower during a thunderstorm while Scottie and Kari recreate a boating myth. Then the whole crew takes on a story from the Civil War that involves a ricocheted bullet and a pregnancy.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out if a singing voice can really break glass while Tory takes on the challenge of building an explosive jet engine from vacuum parts. Then the crew explores the idea that a rolling stone gathers no moss.
The sky is the limit as Adam and Jamie attempt to build a jetpack flying machine based on designs from the internet. Meanwhile, Tory, Kari and Scottie investigate the myth that the shape of the pyramids played a role in the preservation of Egyptian kings.
Killer Brace Position
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman investigate the myth that the brace position is designed to kill passengers in an airplane crash. Then Kari joins Adam at the track to find out if it's more dangerous to drive while talking on a cellphone or after a few beers.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out exactly how deep one must dive underwater to survive various types of gunshot. Then the crew joins forces in some playground pandemonium to see if a swing can make it 360 degrees, up and over the bar.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman test the myth of a human-sized slingshot firing immigrants 200 yards over the border. The slingshot is rumored to be so accurate that it can safely land the human projectile on a carefully placed mattress.
Killer Tissue Box
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman find out if a box of tissues can turn deadly during a car crash, while Grant, Tory and Kari investigate a legend claiming Robin Hood could fire an arrow and split his opponent's arrow in two. They don the appropriate garb and take their challenge to the local Renaissance Fair.
Escape Slide Parachute
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman test the parachute qualities of an airplane's escape slide then look into the story of a flight attendant who survived a crash still strapped in her seat. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari test an explosive hair cream myth.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman revisit some favorite myths to silence the critics. They take another shot at experiments with exploding soda in a hot car, running in the rain and getting blown away by gunfire.
Chinese Invasion Alarm
Adam and Jamie investigate an ancient Chinese subterranean sonar system that detected an invasion from below. Then they test related bacteria myths such as a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's and the classic five-second rule -- if it's been on the floor for less than five seconds, it's safe to eat!
From Jamie's flubbed lines to Adam's remarkable talent for injury, the MythBusters reveal the funny moments, misadventures and mayhem that happen as they test the truth of modern myths.
Adam and Jamie investigate the myth of a Confederate Army secret weapon, rumored to have traveled over 100 miles from Richmond, VA, to The White House. The team works to recreate the rocket and find out if the world's first long-range missile was actually launched during the Civil War.
Steel Toe Amputation
Adam and Jamie test steel toe boots to find out if a toe amputation myth has any footing. Then Tory, Grant and Kari build a soda bottle rocket pack and explore Newton's third law -- every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
Seasickness: Kill or Cure
Adam and Jamie hit the road to test the fuel efficiency of driving with the tailgate down on a truck. Then the whole team takes on the challenge of seasickness remedies and the life-saving myth of shoving a finger into a shotgun.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman explore a prison myth and try to make a deadly weapon with only newspaper and underwear. Then Grant, Kari and Tory hit the bottle to investigate more vodka myths.
Adam and Jamie investigate the cause of a shredded airplane while Grant, Tory and Kari test their survival skills trying to start a fire without matches.
Adam and Jamie test a myth that helium-filled footballs fly farther and hang longer than regulation balls, while Grant, Tory and Kari investigate if teeth are strong enough to withstand the force of a bullet.
The team investigates electricity and flying a kite, following Ben Franklin's specifications, while Adam and Jamie tastefully test the two most requested flatulent myths.
Adam and Jamie cook up a DIY nightmare as they mix paint and dynamite for a home improvement myth, while Grant, Tory and Kari find out if it's possible to manipulate someone's mind remotely. The mission is to remove Jamie's beret.
Adam and Jamie investigate the theory that gas and car companies conspire to deliberately make cars that guzzle fuel. Meanwhile, Tory, Grant and Kari look into the myth of the spontaneous combustion of farmers' trousers due to chemicals
With a little help from the Coast Guard, Adam and Jamie investigate the maritime myth of whirlpools powerful enough to swallow entire ships. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari find out if a snowplow can blow a car off the road.
Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2
Adam, Jamie and the team test the latest in security technology, from thermal sensors to fingerprint scanners. Then the guys move on to something more explosive as they take safe-cracking to the next level.
Adam and Jamie pump up the bass to find out if a stereo can be loud enough to destroy a car. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari test driving theories on how to stop a windshield from shattering when it's hit by a stone and if you get a smoother ride by driving faster over a rough road.
Adam and Jamie find out if hurricane winds can get strong enough to blow a piece of straw through a tree trunk or the feathers off a chicken. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari turn the workshop into a horticultural house of horrors and use a polygraph to find out if plants have feelings.
Adam and Jamie build an earthquake machine following the method of Nikola Tesla and test it out on both a building and a bridge. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari investigate the story of a lava lamp exploding on top of a stove.
Killer Cable Snaps
Adam and Jamie explore the theory that if a high-tension cable snaps it can slice a person in two. Then, Grant, Tory and Kari investigate the myth that ancient pottery contains sounds from the past that can be heard today.
Adam and Jamie delve into aerodynamics and construction in a competition to build a glider from concrete. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari find out just how dangerous the low-pressure vortex of a passing train could be if a person stands too close to the edge of the platform.
Air Cylinder Rocket
Adam and Jamie find out if a compressed-air cylinder with a cracked valve can blast through a cinderblock wall. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari have a blast exploring if it's possible to get an engine running with gunpowder.
More Myths Revisited
Adam, Jamie and the team return to some of the most controversial myths and answer the complaints of the armchair MythBusters at home. The revisited myths include the salami rocket, ancient pottery acoustics and sword vs. gun barrel.
Adam and Jamie turn up the heat to test the explosive nature of a disposable lighter near sparks or in a hot car. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari don their cowboy hats to try and shoot down some popular gunslinger myths.
Adam and Jamie test the flammability of Christmas tree lights, while Grant, Tory and Kari investigate the claims of several antigravity devices. Then Kari takes one more shot at the myth of vodka curing a jellyfish sting.
Adam and Jamie test three gun legends, including two bullets colliding midair in a Civil War battle. Then Grant, Tory and Kari investigate the rumor that striking two hammers together can result in a dangerous spray of steel shrapnel.
22,000 Foot Fall
Jamie and Adam test a World War II myth that a man survived a 22,000-foot fall cushioned by an explosion below him. Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari find out if it's more energy efficient to leave a light on to avoid the surge in electricity when turning off and on.
Shop Till You Drop
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman reveal their favorite shopping locations for myth busting gear, from a tiny tongue stud to a gigantic boom lift. Then Adam gives a tour of his personal collection, including the weirdest object he owns.
Hollywood on Trial
Adam, Jamie and the team explore movie myths and effects, from ricochet bullet sparks to crashing through a plate-glass window. They also take a look at big-screen myths from previous shows, like swimming in quicksand and bathing with electrical appliances.
The MythBusters team cracks a host of holiday hype. They investigate whether reindeer really could help Santa fly, what's the best way to keep all the needles on your Christmas tree and how much yodeling it actually takes to start an avalanche.
Arggghhh me hearties -- Jamie and Adam have plundered the seven seas in search of pirate parables and maritime myths, and this is the result. With four stories of hi-jinks on the high seas, the action is thick and fast.
Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles, while Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face with -- and have to flee from -- some of nature's natural-born killers.
Jamie and Adam test the stuff of nightmares trying to escape from underwater cars. 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 different myths on how to beat a guard dog.
More Myths Reopened
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.
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.
Birds in a Truck
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.
Walking on Water
Can ninjas run on water as movies would have us believe? Adam, Jamie and a ninjitsu master try their luck at aquatic agility and get confrontational while competing to see how ninjas -- masters of illusion -- could create the impression of running on water.
It's Yeehaa and Hiyo Silver as Adam and Jamie saddle up for some western myths. But that's not all. Kari, Tory, and Grant test the modern marvel of airbags. You've got it all -- past and present, horses and cars, guns and explosions.
Big Rig Myths
In Exploding Tire of Death, Adam and Jamie try to find out if an exploding truck tire can kill. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant investigate another fuel efficiency fable -- drafting for money.
Grenades and Guts
Jamie and Adam investigate the cliche 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 tests an Internet video with an outrageous claim.
In this episode of Mythbusters, the whole team is piste off and that's snow joke. They are snowed under with movie myths and living legends as they put snow myths to the test in this Snow Special.
Roger Clemens, perhaps baseball's greatest living pitcher, joins the gang to take on the national pastime as only the Mythbusters can.
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.
Red Rag to a Bull
The color red can drive a bull towards psychopathy. Or does it? The team puts this legend to the test. Fresh from their bull jousting, the team tests another story about rowdy ruminants as they test the saying -- "Bull in a China Shop."
You're not seeing things. As uncomfortable as it is, it's true. The Mythbusters are wearing their underpants on the outside. And why? Because this episode is the Superhero Hour --- the Marvel comic maestros are put under the MythBusters microscope.
In RFID Tags, Kari, Tory and Grant are putting the latest Radio Frequency Identification conspiracy theorists to the test. Meanwhile, Adam and Jamie are testing a myth about weapons.
Adam and Jamie get on the trail of some flammable Hollywood fables while Kari, Grant and Tory break out the defibrillator for some electrifying action.
Exploding Water Heater
Jamie and Adam get steamed testing if a water heater can rocket through the roof and into the atmosphere. Meanwhile, Tory, Grant, and Kari try on some all-American myths about blue jeans.
Shooting Fish in a Barrel
The MythBusters test the truth behind some time-honored sayings and conventional wisdom. Is it really as simple as shooting fish in a barrel? Are elephants really scared of mice? And what's really the best cure for a hot chile burn?
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.
Confederate Steam Gun
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 an airplane. Tory, Grant, and Kari jump on some Hollywood-inspired skydiving myths.
James Bond Special- Part 1
"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 episode of Mythbusters, surf's up dude! The team tests if a couple of sticks of dynamite can create ideal surfing conditions and then test the proverbial lead balloon.
Airplane on a Conveyor Belt
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.
James Bond Special- Part 2
The Mythbusters dedicate this one-hour special to the ultimate action hero: James Bond. They put the gadgets and stunts to the test leaving them shaken, not stirred.
Viewer Special 2
On the first Viewer's Special we tested a bunch of myths from the Mythbusters fan site, and it was a blast-literally. So in our second Viewer's Special we once again open up Adam and Jamie's inbox for ideas.
This reverential episode of MythBusters pays tribute to the man who made something really useful from out of almost anything-MacGyver!
Alaska is one of the most extreme places on earth and for the Mythbusters, it provides an ideal habitat to test some Alaskan anecdotes.
NASA Moon Landing
On this episode of MythBusters, the team tackles the tallest tale of all in Moon Landing Hoax Hour. Did NASA pull off the greatest cover-up in human history?
On this easily digestible episode of MythBusters, we're testing two myths-suggested by the fans: Exploding Meat and Don't Drive Angry. We push the limits of what people are willing to try, and what they simply can't avoid.
In this special, Jamie and Adam revisit some old ninja myths and tackle some new ones. And the world's foremost arrow-catching ninja, Anthony Kelly, will settle the dispute of whether it's possible to catch an arrow midair.
Out to debunk some movie magic and golf lore, Adam and Jamie investigate whether it's possible for a blind person to drive, whether trees are 90 percent air, whether metal cleats attract lightning and what sort of explosion might help a stroke count.
Viral videos get a timely checkup as Jamie and Adam try to blast a full-sized car with fire hoses and to float a tinfoil boat in an empty fish tank, while Tory, Kari and Grant investigate the mystery of the fainting goats.
Phone Book Friction
Apparently, if you interweave the pages of two phone books, they are impossible to pull apart. Adam and Jamie accept that challenge! Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test a fishy tale of Hollywood pyrotechnics with their own big bang theories.
Water Stun Gun
It's been reported the CIA has been trying to combine water with an electric stun gun for crowd control. Jamie and Adam test this process until they go way over the top. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant are playing with fire, literally.
Half the team sets out to test the phenomenon of "beer goggles," as well as various sobering up techniques, such as running on a treadmill and face slapping. Meanwhile, the other half is bent on investigating a legendary medieval Korean weapon.
Adam and Jamie take on an Indiana Jones movie stunt, while Kari, Grant and Troy try to break out of jail using ropes made of nothing but bed sheets, hair and toilet paper.
The whole team gets together to test myths about survival, including what constitutes bulletproof and whether it's possible to escape once buried alive.
End With a Bang
The team joins forces to place popular sayings under the microscope to determine whether it really is "impossible to polish a turd," possible to "hit the ground running" or advisable to "end with a bang."
Viewer Special Threequel
This is the viewer special sequel, sequel! The viewer inspired ideas just kept coming and the team tackled four of their favorites including a gruesome myth from World War II, a cure for hypothermia, exploding toilets and musical mushroom clouds.
Demolition Derby Special
Adam and Jamie test the physics behind Keanu Reeve's iconic motor movie. Then, they are determined to find answer behind how a compact car was sandwiched between two trucks. Later, they discover the truth behind a popular car commercial.
Alaska Special 2
The teams ventures to Alaska to solve an engineering conundrum. They come together to recreate Pykrete, a composite material made of sawdust and ice. Known for being bullet proof and being tougher than concrete, the crew is eager to determine whether or not its a myth.
Banana Slip, Double Dip
Adam and Jamie take two classic comedy myths, the banana peel slip and the germy double dip. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory try to make homemade diamonds and get the biggest bang in MythBuster history.
On this all-viral episode, the team puts the most requested YouTube myths to the test, sizing up a web-hit about a giant ball of Legos and discover the explosive power of match heads.
Swimming in Syrup
On this extra-sticky episode of MythBusters, we put a classic physics "thought-problem" to the test and then take on two "magic bullet" myths -- one from television, and the other from an American frontier legend.
Adam and Jamie lurch from one small disaster to another as they find a myth that tests their skills, and ends with a spectacle that graphically proves that you have every reason to be very, very afraid of your hatchback.
The team works together to design, build and test out a giant seesaw. As the plan is in action, they are determined to tackle this massive and improbable myth.
Thermite vs. Ice
Adam and Jamie reveal the exciting reaction that happens when they experiment with Thermite. Then. Kari, Tory and Grant put their stereo's bass to the test and Adam and Jamie return to demonstrate the heat behind a powerful handgun.
The crew is challenged when they set out to determine whether a person can survive car stunts performed in action movies, then they try and solve more outlandish jailbreak myths.
Adam and Jamie are challenged when they try to create a shock wave with glass shattering capabilities. Then Adam creates a sonic boom and Kari, Grant and Tory attempt to bend bullets.
Car vs. Rain
Adam and Jamie take on the classic urban myth about driving in the rain that says if you're out for a spin in your convertible and it starts raining you can stay dry by simply driving faster.
Knock Your Socks Off
Adam and Jamie experiment with the Bullet Dropped vs. Bullet Fire Theory. Then Kari, Grant and Tory put a test dummy in a boxing ring to see if they can knock its socks off, and the team comes together to play with explosives.
Duct Tape Hour
The team explores the capabilities of duct tape, from lifting a car to repairing boats. Kari, Grant and Tory experiment with ballistics joining the forces between duct tape and PVC cement to witness whether it will hold together a potato cannon.
Dirty vs. Clean Car
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 are determined to create potential kitchen catastrophes by replicating a 30-foot fireball. Then, Kari, Tory and Grant wire a C4 to determine whether it can cause major damage to a convince store's microwave.
Adam and Jamie attempt to determine whether having windows opened or closed is key to survival during a hurricane. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory experiment with liquid nitrogen and investigate the myth behind "Frozen Tree".
Crash and Burn
Adam and Jamie test a classic myth that's been around in tinsel-town since the motorcar was invented - does an out of control car really crash and burn everytime? Kari, Tory, and Grant test an extraordinary story about the world's first rocketeer.
Adam and Jamie experiment with water heaters in the household that literally raises the roof. Then, they hold on for dear life and test out whether one could survive holding on to a moving car. Later, they discover whether or not a car can be split in half.
Adam and Jamie test whether diving into a dumpster is a valid way to get off a roof quickly. Meanwhile Kari, Grant and Tory take on an deep-sea diving myth.
Antacid Jail Break
The team explores how prisoners use antacid tablets as explosion. Then, Grant, Jessi and Tory discover how modern day smugglers successfully cross borders in dark, remote locations.
Mini Myth Mayhem
Jamie and Adam engrave a coconut and attempt to send it through the mail. Then, they attempt to light a match with a bullet. Later, they try and debunk the myth of techniques to induce bed-wetting and the rest of the team makes earwax.
Discovering the warfare used during medieval Europe. Grant, Tory and Jessi test the elastic properties of real trees as they were used to catapult diseased bodies in the past. Then, they confirm if a bullet can bounce off three steel surfaces and injure the enemy.
Soda Cup Killer
Adam and Jamie test the strength of power a Styrofoam cup filled with soda has against a car windshield. Then, Tory, Grant and Jessi replicate the scene from Fall Guys and investigate if they can hang on by their fingertips.
Dive to Survive
Adam and Jamie attempt to debunk the myth the classic stunt of "dive to survive". Then, they test out the big bang theory as they experiment on a lake with bomb shields and dynamite, and Kari Grant and Jessi discover if phone books can act as a bullet proof shield.
Spy Car Escape
Adam and Jamie investigate the perfect car weaponry of tacks, smoke and oil, all launched from the trunk of a vehicle. Then, Kari, Grant and Tory attempt to debunk the myth of a fascinating physics "thought experiment".
Adam and Jamie get feisty with a bar fight fable while Kari, Grant and Tory investigate a ballistic material mystery from history.
No Pain, No Gain
Adam and Jamie become lab rats for science and test the myth that some types of people are more tolerant to pain than others. Kari, Grant and Tory attempt to launch a backyard propane tank like a rocket.
MythBusters fans take command in Mythssion Control. First up, it's Hyneman vs. Newton. In a cacophony of car carnage, the MythBusters drive a myth up the wall as they crash, bash and smash to put the Hyneman Hypothesis to the ultimate test. Then Kari, Grant and Tory are back in the school of hard knocks as they retest knock your socks off.
Duct Tape Hour 2
In a second duct tape stick-tacular, Adam and Jamie set up a challenge that will take the tape's strength, adhesion and load-bearing capability to the absolute limit. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory are all wrapped up busting duct tape automotive myths.
Adam and Jamie tackle the biggest, dirtiest and most vertigo-inducing build in MythBusters history while Kari, Tory and Grant deliver the goods to find out if taking only right turns can save gas.
Fireball Stun Gun
The whole team gets hot under the collar of what is no doubt a pyromaniac's dream. While Adam and Jamie literally play with fire, Kari, Grant and Tory get into some fireworks.
The team tests a couple of truly terrifying myths, starting with Adam and Jamie's investigation of colds, flu and contamination. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant take on the myth that tornadoes can transform everyday items into lethal projectiles.
MythBusters: Top 25 Moments
Adam, Jamie, Kari, Tory and Grant get nostalgic with a look back at their top 25 most-celebrated MythBusters moments.
Hair of the Dog
The team tests two shaggy-dog tales, starting with Adam, Jamie and a hound named Morgan. The guys revisit the myth that an escaped convict can outsmart and outrun his pursuers. Kari, Grant and Tory do their best to bamboozle sniffer dogs that are specifically trained to find a particular substance.
Storm Chasing Myths
It's a perfect storm as Reed Timmer and Sean Casey of Storm Chasers join Adam and Jamie to put tornadoes to the test.
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? Kari, Grant and Tory take on the first question, subjecting themselves to nightmare scenarios to get scared. Adam and Jamie investigate the second question by delving into the scientific field of excrement metrics.
Arrow Machine Gun
Adam and Jamie are on an archery odyssey, but there's no rest for Kari, Grant and Tory as they take a ride on the wild side for a dangerous driving myth.
Inverted Underwater Car
Jamie bravely risks Adam's life to revisit one of the most spectacular, harrowing and successful myths in MythBusters history. Then Tory, Grant and Kari tackle a movie myth involving milk, the muzzle flash of a gun and a room full of methane.
It's revenge of the creepy crawlies as the team tests if bees can lift a laptop, if water repels flies and if hitting a bug while riding a motorcycle can be deadly.
Green Hornet Special
Seth Rogen, star and writer of the superhero blockbuster 'The Green Hornet,' joins the team for two blockbusting stories.
On this episode, Adam and Jamie test the merits of a famous assassination attempt while Kari, Grant, and Tory face the pain to see if you really can 'slap some sense' into someone.
Mission Impossible Mask
Adam and Jamie face off with a myth of misdirection and Kari, Grant and Tory go ballistic with two filmic firearms fables.
Adam and Jamie tackle an explosive movie myth about magazines and toasters, and Kari, Grant and Tory take to the skies to investigate the mystery of the destructive blue ice.
Running on Water
Adam and Jamie test if they can walk on water, and Kari, Grant, and Tory test if common things can be bombproof.
Adam and Jamie test a tall tale that claims it's impossible to stay afloat in bubbly water. Kari, Tory and Grant find out if an arrow packed with explosives can split a tree in two.
Adam and Jamie build an ancient torpedo to find out if it can strike a boat at 800 feet. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test whether a truck full of wine can become a machine gun-like spectacle.
Blow Your Own Sail
Adam and Jamie put Hollywood sound effects up against reality, and Kari, Grant and Tory find out if it's possible to propel a sailboat with a fan.
Spy Car 2
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 the show's history.
Dodge a Bullet
Adam and Jamie test if you can jump out of the way of a bullet, while the rest of the team has Buster jumping from great heights to find out if hitting the water is just like hitting pavement.
Fixing a Flat
Adam and Jamie test what it would take to fix a flat tire when you don't have a spare. Then, Kari, Grant, and Tory find out if a fishing reel can really catch fire if you hook a fast fish.
Let There Be Light
Jamie and Adam test a Hollywood lighting myth, while Kari, Grant and Tory go gangbusters trying to stop out of control cars.
Adam and Jamie are exploring the physics of shock waves in water and how to avoid injury. Kari, Grant, and Tory find out if battle armor made of paper can compare to steel.
Bikes and Bazookas
Adam and Jamie test the myth that a motorcycle is a greener and cleaner machine than a car, while Kari, Tory, and Grant unleash the first RPG in the show's history to see if a bullet could take out a bazooka.
Newton's Crane Cradle
The experts are swinging for science - testing a viral video that supersizes Newton's cradle using wrecking balls to transfer energy. Kari, Grant, and Tory tackle a Hollywood classic - is a bird landing on your hood enough to tip your car off a cliff?
Walk a Straight Line
Adam and Jamie test if blindfolded humans can travel in a straight line. Then, the team sees if binary explosives would explode in a fender bender.
Duct Tape Plane
Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring extraordinary excavators to see if they can be used to row a barge, go wakeboarding or perform elaborate acrobatics. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory patch up a plane that's had an unfortunate encounter with a bear - using only duct tape.
Jamie and Adam tackle a military myth that it's safe to use the explosive C4 as a cooking fuel as long as you don't drop anything on it, while Kari, Grant, and Tory put a Chinese martial arts myth to the test.
The experts go underground to test if a sewer drain full of combustible gas is ignited - would it turn the innocent manhole cover into a missile? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory see if a truck bedliner survives a bite, a crash, or even a bomb.
Wheel of Mythfortune
The mailbox is full and the team once again leap into action. To determine the lucky winners of the viewer request lottery the guys spin the Wheel of Mythfortune and pick 5 random emails and letters and respond the only way they know how - with science.
Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb, while Kari, Tory, and Grant take to the skies to find out if a flying V works for planes as well as it does for birds.
Location, Location, Location!
From Alameda to Africa, from the desert to the deep blue sea -- the MythBusters declassify their top destinations and reveal the inside scoop ... Why is the team banned from a certain quarry in California? What location is so scary it keeps the team awake?
Wet and Wild
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 12 wettest myths of all time.
Duct Tape Island
Adam and Jamie get abandoned on a deserted island with nothing but duct tape between them and disaster. They use the mythical material to find food and water, build a camp, and try to get rescued.
Fire vs. Ice
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 blind a spy drone with a dust cloud and pull off a kidnapping like in the movie "Body of Lies."
Adam and Jamie reinvent the wheel, while Kari, Tory and Grant hit the breaks for a date night movie myth.
The Hyneman and Captain Redbeard take a swing at a pirate movie myth while Kari, Tory and Grant roll out the barrel for a turbo charged go-cart.
Battle of the Sexes
The experts pit Men against Women in the ultimate Battle of the Sexes. Get set for all out war as the team tests five age-old gender-based clichés.
Driving in Heels
Adam and Jamie hit the highway with some fancy footwear, while Tory, Grant and Kari get stuck on glue.
Revenge of the Myth
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 shock wave?
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.
Bubble Pack Plunge
Adam and Jamie test if you jump from a building wrapped in bubble packaging - will you survive? Kari, Grant, and Tory experiment with a James Bond ejector seat.
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.
The MythBusters bust out guns blazing to take aim at eight Hollywood firearms fables including never ending ammo, lethal nail guns and deadly silver bullets.
Adam and Jamie team up with Titanic movie director James Cameron to tackle the most requested myth in MythBuster history while Kari, Grant and Tory ride a rocket-powered surfboard.
The guys fire up a myth from World War One - testing if a trench corner can slow down a shock wave and save a soldier. Tory, Kari and Grant crash clown cars to see if balloons can protect you in a crash.
Adam and Jamie pick apart some rope bridge physics from the action movie Cliffhanger, while Kari, Grant and Tory test if giant hail can really sink a fishing boat by puncturing the hull.
There's thrills, spills, and spine tingling chills as Adam and Jamie see if certain sound frequencies can convince people of paranormal activity. Kari, Grant and Tory find out if the smell of fear really exists.
Mini Myth Medley
The team mixes it up with a medley of viewer requested myths and hit a home run with baseball legend Matt Cain. The guys test an underwater bike ride, if you really can 'know it like the back of your hand,' and the potty dance.
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.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the MythBusters team up with celebrity chef Alton Brown to find out if you can cook lasagna in a dishwasher and a meal under the hood of a car. Kari, Grant and Tory test tryptophan and what really tastes like chicken.
Explosions A to Z
Arguably the most perfect episode in MythBusters history, the team runs through the explosive alphabet highlighting some of the show's 752 detonations and counting.
Deadliest Catch Crabtastic Special
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-hour grind with no sleep, and if crab pots truly are indestructible.
Down and Dirty / Earthquake Survival
The MythBusters get down and dirty to test if using a bathroom's hand dryer is better than a paper towel and which public restroom stall is the cleanest. They also shake, rattle and roll to test if it's better to stand in the doorway during an earthquake.
Indy Car Special
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?
Battle of the Sexes - Round 2
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?
Motorcycle Water Ski
Jamie puts his life on the line to test the myth that a motorcycle traveling at highway speeds can drive across the surface of a lake. The MythBusters test whether you can survive a jump from a high-rise with a parachute made from a hotel room's contents.
Could a guy sandwiched between two big guys in the backseat of a car survive the car being T-boned by a truck? The MythBusters also hit the road to test three more hypermiling myths. Can these simple techniques really double your car's fuel efficiency?
Duct Tape Canyon
Lost in the wilderness, Adam and Jamie survive the desert, repel down canyon cliff-faces and brave Class-5 rapids, all with duct tape and bubble wrap. Guest appearance by Nik Wallenda, famous tightrope walker, who has his own way to traverse the canyon.
Painting with Explosives / Bifurcated Boat
After seven years, it's back to unsolved Myth-teries: Can Adam's snowflake of death or Jamie's special sphere paint a room with a boom? Then, the fans demand the return to the cursed, bifurcated boat myth to see if it can be split in two by a channel marker.
Breaking Bad Special
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.
The 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?
Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth
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?
In this moonshiner-inspired episode, the MythBusters find out if an exploding still really could blow your house down and if you really could use hooch to fuel an unmodified car on a "moonshine run".
Hollywood Car Crash Cliches
It’s wall-to-wall automotive mayhem as the MythBusters drive through glass, plough through traffic and fire an RPG at an SUV to take aim at classic Hollywood crash cliches.
Car Chase Chaos/Animal Antics
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.
Do Try This at Home
After more than 10 years of testing impossible, dangerous and downright crazy myths that you shouldn’t or couldn’t try at home, the MythBusters investigate a host of myths that maybe you can!
The MythBusters test three impossible idioms: Can you herd cats? Can you catch a greased pig? And can you cram 10 pounds of poop into a five-pound bag?
The MythBusters take on five filmic firearm cliches: Will a bent-barreled shotgun 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?
Supersonic Ping Pong / Ice Cannon
In this ballistics bonanza, Adam and Jamie ask if a ping pong ball could be launched to supersonic speeds and become lethal. Kari, Grant and Tory test a Russian myth where an army laid siege using cannons and cannon balls made of ice!
Fire in the Hole
The MythBusters tackle some of Hollywood's favorite explosive scenarios. Could a hero really shoot a live grenade in midair and thus render it useless? Could you really contain a TNT explosion inside an ordinary object like a file cabinet or aquarium?
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 test three car crimes straight from Hollywood: the cliff top push, the two-wheel wipeout and finally the Corvette barrel roll from "Wanted."
Laws of Attraction
The MythBusters use sexy science to tackle five captivating cliches 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.
Plane Boarding/Bite the Bullet
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.
Blow It Out The Water
Adam and Jamie blow up a boat with 1,000 lb of high explosive before building a homemade machine gun from Breaking Bad’s season finale.
Flights of Fantasy
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.
Stand by for some ballistic backyard bedlam and a gruesome glass guillotine in an episode devoted to accidental ammo.
Adam and Jamie crank the controversy to the max as they find out if hands-free driving is really the solution to making that all important call at the wheel.
Adam and Jamie take aim at Hollywood’s infallible hit men and their seemingly supernatural ability to take down a target.
Adam and Jamie tackle four fan favorites from video games to grenades, from spy cars to super-fast firearms, the MythBusters are having a blast.
Shark Weekend: MythBusters vs. Jaws
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman revisit the Jaws explosive finale with a giant anatomically accurate shark and then take on two of the latest mythical shark repellents. They're going to need a bigger boat!
Star Wars - The Myths Strike Back
The Myths Strike Back when Adam and Jamie once again confront the dark side of science in a workshop not so far, far away.
MythBusters Revealed: The Behind the Scenes Season Opener
In this behind-the-scenes exclusive, Adam and Jamie showcase what's to come in the mother of all seasons, and how they made it!
The Explosion Special
In their farewell season Adam and Jamie go out with a bang. They bid farewell to their favorite pastime with two explosive tall tales.
In their farewell season Adam and Jamie take on their biggest ever experiment ever in an attempt to crush a giant tanker train car by creating a vacuum.
In their farewell season the guys stir up some cooking chaos. Testing two viral video sensations -- cannon fired shrimp and an explosive tomato smoothie.
Driven to Destruction
Adam and Jamie destroy cars in style -- one with a vacuum cleaner and the other with a massive amount of C4!
The MythBusters Volunteer Special tackles a myth about zombie weapons and how best to wait in line at a store. An army of human guinea pigs/volunteers help out.
Failure is Not an Option
It’s the last ever Myths Revisited as the guys drift on dirt, fire at fish tanks and blow crap up, all in the name of science.
In their farewell season Adam and Jamie test the fan favorite, explosive technology, in a one mega-myth in-depth episode -- are gummy bears a viable rocket fuel?
The Reddit Special
From the very beginning, fan feedback has been integral to MythBusters. Here, the most interactive show on TV dives into a reddit special, where the internet is in complete control of the editorial.
The MythBusters Grand Finale
Since 2002, Adam and Jamie have used science to separate fact from fiction in spectacular style. This is it. Prepare to be blown away by the most epic grand finale in television history!
MythBusters: The Reunion
All five MythBusters reunite as they pull back the curtain as never before to give a suitably epic, enlightening and emotional finale to the best science show on television.
Duct Tape: The Return
In the MythBusters final season farewell, they build a trebuchet and attempt to save Buster’s life with their favorite mechanical cure all -- duct tape.
Heads Will Roll
The MythBusters put an exploding airbag to the ultimate test and tackle an epic movie myth using a rocket-powered sword.
The MythBusters investigate if a burglar can be shot out of a chimney when the fireplace is lit. Then, they power up a chainsaw to test if a bullet embedded in a tree will have fatal consequences.
Earthquake Water Heater
The MythBusters investigate if a water-heater can turn into a destructive torpedo, and they reveal the explosive power of flatulence.
Rock 'n' Roll Road Rage
The MythBusters investigate if a leaping carp could land a killer blow to a water skier. Then they turn up the volume and test if listening to aggressive music leads to more aggressive driving.
The MythBusters take on Hollywood's greatest invisible assassins with a trio of tall tales of ingenious booby traps.
Dead Body Double
The MythBusters tackle two explosive ballistic mysteries: if a dead body is bullet-proof and if a strange non-Newtonian fluid called oobleck is bomb-proof.
Fire Arrow vs. Gas Tank
The MythBusters investigate two arrow-themed myths: if a flaming arrow fired into a car's gas tank will cause it to explode, and if a deadly-looking tribal initiation is as dangerous as it seems.
Pane in the Glass
The MythBusters take on an incredibly dangerous, glass-shattering movie myth, and they search for a no-cry kitchen cure for chopping onions.
Wild Wild West
The MythBusters investigate two tall tales from the Wild West: how deadly a dynamite-firing crossbow is, and the best way to shoot from the hip during a shootout.
Spike in the Road
The MythBusters test ways to beat police road spikes using DIY ingenuity and Hollywood driving skills. Then, they investigate if a high-powered fountain can actually lift and suspend a human.
The MythBusters investigate if it's possible to blow a safe open and not destroy the loot inside, and they look into whether dog owners really look like their pets.