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Brainiac: Science Abuse

Season 2 Episode 2

Episode 2

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Sep 09, 2004 on Sky1
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Episode 2
Can a noise frequency make you poo your pants? What happens when you od on 02? Can you serve wine whilst being electrocuted?5 top Brainiac tips to help you beat the slot machines Will a Napalm attack destroy a black box flight recorder? Who will win in race between a slug, a snail and a tortoise? What to do if you're caught unawares by global warmingDoes being tickled create a pant wetting experience? More things not to put in your microwave Do tight pants make you go faster? Plus Tina Turner and her Bunsen burner and Brainiac gives you the chance to win a starring role on the final show of the seriesmoreless

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    • TRIVIA (2)

      • As mentioned in the final episode of series 2, Brainiac received numerous letters after the transmission of this episode about numerous people and animals losing bowel control as a result of playing the Brown Noise.

      • The sound that makes you poo yourself is called Brown Noise and is played at 22.275 Hertz at a level of minus 30dB. It loosens the bowels, causing anybody within 1 meter to poo themselves.

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Richard Hammond: Welcome to Brainiac, the show that does for science what 5 pints of lager does for ugly women.

      • Jon Tickle: Here's one for you. In a falling lift, could you save you yourself by jumping at the very last second?

      • Jon Tickle: Here's one for you. How young can you be and still die of old age?

      • Richard: We ask a lot of questions here on Brainiac. They come to us when we go out and look at the world around us and ask the simple question…why? And then sometimes we just nick stuff off the internet. Things like this, that we found in a website chatroom.

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