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Episode Guide

    • Mega Movie Myths
      Mega Movie Myths
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      9/13/06
      9.4
      More Hollywood Myths in a special 2 Hour Episode!
    • Super Sized Myths!
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      11/14/07
      9.3
      This 2 Hour Special Hits Everything possible! Sharks, taxis, rocket cars and cruise ships. Everything is SUPERSIZED!
    • NASA Moon Landing Hoax
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      8/27/08
      9.3
      They look into the top 4 Theories of the Moon Landing: Theory 1: The Photos Theory 2: Moon Footprints Theory 3: Flying Flag in Space Theory 4: Where did it land? Telescopic Proof?
    • Pirate Special
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      1/17/07
      9.3
      2 Hour Special with 4 Pirate Themes Myths. They included whether the eyepatch would help you see in the dark, whether you could use a knife to slide down a sail, whether a canon ball killed more people compared to the splinters, and whether alcohol could be a good cleaner for laundry.moreless
    • Crimes and Myth-demeanors 1
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      7/12/06
      9.2
      Adam and Jamie once again put movie myths to the test. Are Hollywood heists complete hocus pocus or can you really crack the tightest security systems in the world? Part 1 of 2!
    • Demolition Derby Special
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      4/8/09
      9.2
      2 Hour Season Premiere!

      Flipping a Bus (Based on the Movie "Speed")

      Fan Revisit!: The Car Pancaked Between 2 Trucks!

      Hollywood Crash Tests into a Fruit Cart!

      And Can a Car survive a 4,000 Foot Drop?
    • Could a small town have built a working cannon out of a tree? Can a pierced tongue withstand the electric force of a bolt of lightning? The team takes a mold of Adam's head and pierced the heck out of it to see if they could get a lighting strike from an electric rod. Are there ways of beating a Breathalyzer? The team tries many myths to see if they could drink and make it not show up on a Breathalyzer.moreless
    • Diet Coke and Mentos
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      8/9/06
      9.2
      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". Meanwhile, the Mythterns tackle the myth that a single postage stamp on a helicopter blade disrupts the system enough to take it down.moreless
    • 1/11/04
      9.2
      Can a bullet hole in the hull of an airplane cause explosive decompression that destroys the plane? Can a .22 caliber gun cartridge attached to a car ignition be used as a fuse? Can a car be ripped off its rear axle?
    • Bullet Proof Water
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      7/13/05
      9.2
      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.moreless
    • Myths Revisited
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      6/8/04
      9.1
      In this episode, Adam and Jamie re-test some myths hearing the publics suggestions and complaints. Myths tested: -"Peeing on the Third Rail" -"Goldfinger" -"Chicken Gun" (which gave problems and had to be re-tested twice) -"Ice Bullet" -"Cell Phone + Gas Station = Explosion" -"Aerosol (formally Biscuit) Bullet, part II" "Exploding Implants, part II"moreless
    • Breaking Glass
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      5/18/05
      9.1
      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.
    • MythBusters Jaws Special
      MythBusters Jaws Special
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      7/17/05
      9.1
      Mythbusters are going to put the bite on some fascinating shark myths. Find out if real sharks are capable of performing the way the great white shark in the movie "JAWS" did, and uncover the strength and stamina of these off-screen giants. Including do sharks lose interest in attacking if punched on the nose or jabbed in the eyes and gills? Adam and Jamie put it to the test. Jamie goes overboard to tussle with some fearsome fish. And a scuba tank experiment so dangerous, the FBI are brought in!moreless
    • Viral Hour
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      9/3/08
      9.1
      The MythBusters take on More Internet Viral Videos and put them to the test!
    • Mission Impossible Face Off
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      4/6/11
      9.1
      First up, Adam and Jamie question whether realistic facial masks could be used to thwart security, as seen in Mission Impossible. The duo get replicas of their own faces created and test it out on friends, and fans

       Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant hit the playground to test a myth from the movie Shoot Em Up, in which a baby on a merry-go-round is in danger as shots are fired by movie villains. To disrupt their aim, the hero shoots a round of bullets into the merry-go-round to push it around, hoping the force of the bullets spins the baby out of harm's way. Is this propulsion due to physics, or is it just cinema spin?moreless
    • Underwater Car
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      1/24/07
      9.1
      Can Adam and Jamie escape a sinking car, underwater?

      Can you fold paper more than 7 times?
    • Holiday Special
      Season 4 - Episode 27
      12/6/06
      9.1
      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.
    • Exploding House
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/16/04
      9.1
      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?
    • Exploding Water Heater
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      11/7/07
      9.1
      How high can an Exploding Water Heater Fly? And more Blue Jean Myths..
    • Walking on Water
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      4/25/07
      9.0
      In this episode the whole team combine to pit science against martial arts.

      It's a MythBusters Ninja Special!
    • MythBusters Outtakes
      MythBusters Outtakes
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      3/16/05
      9.0
      Outtakes from the Series
    • Hindenburg Mystery
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      1/10/07
      9.0
      Season 5 Premiere

      The Hindenburg mystery and Running from a Crocodile.
    • 12/12/03
      9.0
      Jamie and Adam retrace the steps of the infamous prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz without a trace in 1962. Although presumed drowned, they'll find out if it was possible to survive the tides of the San Francisco Bay in a homemade raft. As for other myth, Jamie and Adam test whether quacks from ducks echo. They examine the urban legend about whether a stud finder can tell whether you have something implanted in your body.moreless
    • Confederate Rocket
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      10/26/05
      9.0
      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.
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      Previously aired episode Re-edited and remastered with behind the scenes tidbits: Phone Book Friction Never before seen footage and learn insider info from the set as Adam and Jamie dial in on a phone book fable, while Kari, Grant and Tory test a fishy tale of Hollywood pyrotechnics.
    • Exploding Jawbreaker
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/18/04
      9.0
      Is it possible to throw a regular playing card fast enough to inflict bodily harm? Jamie and Adam put the "killer card" myth under the microscope, then look into whether a heated jawbreaker can explode in your mouth. Finally, the guys invent their own static cannon to learn if an unfortunate construction worker really died from sandblasting a PVC pipe on the job.moreless
    • 10/6/04
      8.9
      If you are in an elevator when it falls, can you save yourself by jumping up just before it hits the bottom? Is it possible to create a home-made levitation machine from a leafblower?
    • Salsa Escape
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      2/23/05
      8.9
      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.moreless
    • Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      8/23/06
      8.9
      Part 2 of 2: More Crimes in the movies put to the test: Heat Sensing and Motion Sensors and Safe Exploding with water.
    • Best Explosions
      Best Explosions
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      6/29/04
      8.9
      The Best Booms and Bangs So Far from The Series
    • Escape Slide Parachute
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      8/10/05
      8.9
      Join the MythBusters as they test three tall tales of high flying and free falling. The first pits them against Hollywood logic with Buster doing his best Indiana Jones impression, the second tests the explosive properties and decapitation potential of hair cream, and the third addresses surviving a fall from 33,000 feet without a parachute. So, basically, it's business as usual at the "Mythbusters Flying Circus"!moreless
    • More Myths Reopened
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      3/21/07
      8.9
      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 AGAIN.
    • Pingpong Rescue
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      11/3/04
      8.8
      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.
    • Earthquake Machine
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      8/30/06
      8.8
      Adam and Jamie take on one of the greatest scientist/inventor and myth creator legends of all time, Nikolai Tesla and his Earthquake Machine. Tory and Kari investigate a lethal lava lamp.
    • MacGyver Special
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      2/20/08
      8.8
      MacGyver Myths
    • 22,000 Foot Fall
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      12/13/06
      8.8
      Adam and Jamie explore the improbable survival of a WWII gunner with some of the biggest explosions in the show's history! Can someone fall 22,000 feet and be saved by a bomb? Also, the Build Team explores light-bulbs and energy usage. Does leaving the light on help?
    • Baseball Myths
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      8/8/07
      8.8
      A Bunch of Baseball myths batter up to the MythBusters, with the help of Roger Clemens. Does a corked bat hit balls farther? Does a humid baseball fly shorter than a dry one? The Physics of baseball pitches. Is sliding into base faster than running and stopping? Is it possible to hit a baseball hard enough to knock the hide off a ball without destroying the insides?moreless
    • Will a sinking ship suck you down as it goes under? Can fish actually remember things? What happens when you throw a firecracker down the neck of a trombone?
    • Can using a cell phone at a gas station cause the pump to explode? Can changes in air pressure at high altitude cause silicone breast implants to explode? Can spinning a CD-ROM at too high a speed cause it to shatter?
    • Air Cylinder Rocket
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      10/18/06
      8.8
      Can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank right through a cinder-block wall? Could the Mythbusters get a speedboat to run on air cylinders, and could the build team get an engine running on gunpowder?
    • 10/24/03
      8.8
      Can a person jumping off a bridge be saved from death by throwing a hammer into the water to break the rigidity of the surface? How long will the air last in a coffin if you are buried alive? Can cola clean rust, cook a steak, or remove bloodstains?
    • Dog Myths
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      3/14/07
      8.7
      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 dogs. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory look into the myth that you can Beat The Guard Dog.
    • 9/23/03
      8.7
      Can a toilet be made to explode by pouring a flammable liquid into it and lighting a match? Does running in the rain rather than walking get you less wet? Can assassins really use bullets made out of ice so that they leave no trace?
    • Boom-Lift Catapult
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/10/04
      8.7
      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.moreless
    • Seasickness - Kill or Cure
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      11/16/05
      8.7
      The MythBusters take on the myth that electric shock therapy or homeopathic tongue tinglers cure seasickness. Also does driving your pickup with the tailgate down save money and can shoving your fingers into a gun barrel save life?
    • Bullets Fired Up
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      4/19/06
      8.7
      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.
    • MythBusters Revisited
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      10/12/05
      8.7
      Time to take down the non believers! Mythbusters will go revisit Blown Away, Running in the Rain, Plywood Flyer, Exploding Soda, Explosive Decompression, AC vs Windows Down, and Exploding Gas Tank to end the you did it wrong crowd for the last time!
    • Exploding Pants
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      5/10/06
      8.7
      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.
    • Speed Cameras
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      3/7/07
      8.7
      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.
    • Shop till You Drop
      Shop till You Drop
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      4/6/05
      8.7
      Find out where the MythBusters find all their goodies to build that myth breaking machines.
    • Alcohol Myths
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      10/22/08
      8.7
      Alcohol Myths including Does A Drunk Person really see a person of another sex more sexy than if he wasn't drunk?
    • Dirty Car vs Clean Car
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      10/21/09
      8.7
      What will get better mileage? A Dirty Car or a Clean Car? And More Hangover Myths.
    • Killer Brace Position
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      6/22/05
      8.7
      Adam and Kari go to a local raceway and drive a skills course, while being distracted on the cell phone, and then after knocking back some beers, to find out which is more dangerous. And, in their own homemade mock airplane they test "the brace position."
    • Superhero Hour
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      8/29/07
      8.7
      A Bunch of Superhero Myths are put to the test!
    • Best Electric Myths
      Best Electric Myths
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      5/6/04
      8.7
      A compilation of favorite myths tested in season 1, including body piercing attracting lightning strikes, and the ultimate microwave.
    • Can quicksand really pull you under? Is it really possible to kill someone by dropping an electrical appliance into a bathtub? Can an MRI explode a tattoo that has traces of metal within it?
    • Border Slingshot
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      7/27/05
      8.7
      Can you fling someone over the border (200 yards) using a slingshot safely to a mattress? Can the Mythbusters break a US-Mexico Border Myth
    • Lead Balloon
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      1/23/08
      8.7
      Can dynamite make killer waves for surfing? And The fabled Lead Balloon goes under the test!
    • MythBusters Revealed
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      4/27/05
      8.7
      Experience the funny moments, adventure and misadventures, mistakes and mis-experimentations of Adam and Jamie as they test the truth of myths.
    • Vodka Myths
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      11/2/05
      8.7
      In COMPACT COMPACT, trucks fused together upon impact, sealing the unfortunate car and driver between them. The team needs a traffic-free stretch of freeway to test this.

      Kari hosts some urban legends about Vodka and its impact on personal hygiene. The team takes vodka and puts it up against the normal oder persperant and tries to get rid of the oder on Adam's feet. They also put it up against the normal mouth wash and smell Adam.moreless
    • Myth Revolution
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      9/5/07
      8.7
      The team tackles expansions of previous myths, including more RFID Tag Myths and More Weapon Myths!
    • Myth Evolution 2
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      11/18/09
      8.7
      Classic Myths are put to the Retest.
    • Duct Tape Island
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      3/25/12
      8.7

      Adam and Jamie get abandoned on a deserted island, armed with nothing but duct tape. Can they use it to source water, find food, build shelter, and even escape?

    • Chinese Invasion Alarm
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      10/19/05
      8.6
      Join the MythBusters as they head to a California mine to test an ancient Chinese military myth – a subterranean sonar system that could allegedly detect and intercept an invasion from below. Then, armed with an incubator, agar plates and boundless enthusiasm, the guys aim to cook up the truth about a popular food fable. If food has been on the floor for less than five seconds, is it still safe to eat?moreless
    • Using balloons to turn a lawn chair into a flying machine. A positive result on a drug test after eating poppy seeds on a bagel. Killing a person by completely covering their body wih gold paint.
    • Grenades and Guts
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      6/13/07
      8.6
      Can a dive onto a live grenade actually save your buddies?

      Will dunking the ticking time bomb in water dampen the explosion? or will using a fridge will chill things out?

      Can Diet Coke and Mentos Cause your Stomach to Explode?

      Can You Change your Eye Color?

      And Can Adam Cure his fear of bees using Self Hypnosis, in response to the fans reaction to the hypnosis tests in a previous episode?moreless
    • YouTube Special!
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      4/29/09
      8.6
      Can you create a 7 foot tall LEGO "Ball" and roll it down a hill? And Other YouTube Made Myths!
    • Car vs Rain
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      6/17/09
      8.6
      Can flooring it in a rainstorm keep your convertible dry? Can popcorn be cooked by an explosion, and does its popping have enough force to destroy a building?
    • Steel Toe Amputation
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      11/9/05
      8.6
      In Steel Toe Amputation, Adam and Jamie test steel toe boots ability to protect from heavy objects. In Bottle Blast Off, the Build team fills soda bottle and watch it lift off, testing Newton's third law.
    • Red Rag to a Bull
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      8/22/07
      8.6
      Does the color red cause a Bull to go crazy? And Will a bull really go crazy in a China Shop? And more Gun Fire Myths!
    • More Myths Revisted
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      10/25/06
      8.6
      Returning to the most controversial myths. More past experiments to see if their original answer was genuine or bogus. So Stop Writing Us!
    • Duct Tape Plane
      Season 9 - Episode 16
      10/19/11
      8.6

      Can you repair a plane with only duct tape and still fly it?

      Can an excavator be used to row a boat? Tow a water skier? Push itself onto a truck?

    • Jet Pack
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      6/8/05
      8.6
      With $10,000, can they build a hover craft? The team finds all of the possibilities of a hover craft or really a Jet Pack. Did pyramid shape help preserve mummies and current day pyramids preserve food items? In this myth the team make a metal bronze pyramid and puts an apple and a glass of milk under the pyramid. They leave the apple and the milk under the pyramid for 3 months.moreless
    • James Bond Special - Part 2
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      2/6/08
      8.6
      More James Bonds myths put to the test
    • Phone Book Friction
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      9/10/08
      8.6
      Phone Book Fables and Hollywood Fireworks Myths
    • Duct Tape Hour
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      10/14/09
      8.6
      The MythBusters are tackling a trio of duct tape myths
    • James Bond Special - Part 1
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      1/16/08
      8.6
      There's so many myths on James Bond, it's 2 episodes long! Tonight its part 1 of James Bond Myths! In the 6th Season Premiere!
    • Shredded Plane
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      1/18/06
      8.6
      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.
    • Exploding Lighter
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      11/1/06
      8.6
      Can a small, disposable butane lighter suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite? The Gang tries to light a lighter on fire by hitting it with a golf club and trying to light it with sparks from a torch like tool. And the gang tries to shoot down some popular gunslinger myths. By seeing if it is possible if you can shoot off 5 shots from a magnum before a coin can hit the ground.moreless
    • Big Rig Myths
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      6/6/07
      8.6
      Can an exploding Truck Tire Kill? And Another Fuel efficiency myth, will drafting reduce drag? Is it possible for a car to go inside a truck while it's still in motion?
    • Arrow Machine Gun
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      11/3/10
      8.6
      Adam and Jamie attempt to build an arrow machine gun as reported in historical documents. Kari, Tory and Grant test whether it is more dangerous to drive tipsy or tired.
    • Scuba Diver, Car Capers
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      7/27/04
      8.6
      Adam and Jamie investigate the urban legend of a scuba diver who is dumped in the middle of a forest fire by a fire-fighting helicopter. Can a scuba diver get sucked up and spit out like this? They also investigate other legends: what happens when a banana is shoved into a car's tailpipe? What happens when you pour sugar in a car gas tank? What happens when you shoot a gun at a gas tank?moreless
    • Airplane Hour
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      12/12/07
      8.6
      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! SEASON FINALE!
    • Ultimate MythBusters
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      2/9/05
      8.6
      Adam and Jamie go head-to-head in a series of challenges to see who has the guts and "gusto" to be the Ultimate Mythbuster!
      Test 1: Engineering; create a device to launch a tortilla as far as possible without destroying it
      Test 2: Estimation; estimate the weight of 3 different objects looking at them and then taking them with their hands
      Test 3: Fear; they have to hold creepy creatures without getting scared.
      Test 4: Creative Thinking. They have to build the classic "Egg Drop Device" to protect the egg from the fall.
      Test 5: Pain. They'll have to stand the pain caused by paint balls.
      Test 6: Memory. They have to test each other with a 6-question quiz about the myths they've tested.moreless
    • Killer Tissue Box
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      8/3/05
      8.6
      '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 straight down the middle with another, as the legendary Robin Hood was said to have done.
    • MYTHBUSTERS SHARK SPECIAL!
      MYTHBUSTERS SHARK SPECIAL!
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      7/27/08
      8.6
      Are sharks repelled by magnets? Do dogs attract sharks? Do the vibrations caused by a flapping injured fish attract sharks? 2 Hour Special on Special Day and Time: Shark Week Special
    • Facts About Flatuence
      One myth includes "Lighting the Emission"
      The MythBusters had an open casting call in November of 2005, to get people to "Fart" for them for this episode. There were no volunteers.


      The episode "Franklin's Kite", first broadcast 3-8-06, contains the segment on flatulence that has mistakenly attracted ratings and a review to this episode.moreless
    • Viewer's Special
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      8/15/07
      8.6
      It's time for more viewer suggestions and complaints, on another Viewer's Choice Episode of the MythBusters! The Mythbusters explore some myths the viewers asked for. Also, one lucky Mythbuster fan decides it's time for his parent's car to be blown to bits.
    • Jet Assisted Chevy
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      1/23/03
      8.5
      A 1967 Chevy Impala said to go 350 mph by putting 3 military rockets on the roof. 6 packets of Pop Rocks candy combined with 6 cans of Soda causes the consumer to explode.
    • Franklin's Kite
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      3/8/06
      8.5
      Not exactly a Myth, but an interesting experiment, The Team Goes to replicate Ben Franklin's Lightning Storm Kite, which during the process causes injury to Tory.. Stay Tuned! Also can the Mythbusters crack the case on flatulence?
    • Deadly Straw
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      9/6/06
      8.5
      Can a straw go through a palm tree? Can a hurricane really take the feathers off a chicken? and Plant Polygraphing
    • Exploding Steak
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      8/6/08
      8.5
      Do you use more gas when driving angry?

      What happens if you tenderize a steak with explosives?
    • Alaska Special
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      4/23/08
      8.5
      Adam and Jamie head to Alaska for some Bone Chilling Alaskan Style Myths!
    • Brown Note
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      2/16/05
      8.5
      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?
    • Firearms Folklore
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      11/29/06
      8.5
      3 more Gun Myths. And a simple tool that you don't think would be dangerous. The Mythbusters aim at Civil War bullet Fusion, a direct hit at the scope, and a backwards shot at the revolver
    • Killer Cable Snaps
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      10/11/06
      8.5
      Can a high tension cable slice a person in two when it snaps? Also, Tory and Kari explore the myth of 'archaeo-acoustics' in which ancient pottery contains sounds from the past and can be played back and heard today.
    • Birds in a Truck
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      4/18/07
      8.5
      The team takes on Newton and a bunch of Birds. Also the build team see if they can smash a speed boat into a channel marker.
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      Previously aired episode Re-edited and remastered with behind the scenes tidbits: Unarmed and Unharmed: Adam and Jamie test an old gun-slinging story; Grant, Tory and Jessi test another myth from the movie ``Speed.''
    • Can a pedestrian be killed by a penny dropped from the top of a skyscraper? The team finds out the terminal velocity of a penny and make a penny cannon, then shot it at a pigs scull. This showed if a penny being dropping at terminal velocity can kill someone. Can you be baked to death on a tanning bed? Can toothfillings transmit radio waves?moreless
    • Viewers Special 2!
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      2/13/08
      8.5
      Its finally here, Part 2 of your Viewer Suggested Myths!
    • Pirates 2 !
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      11/28/07
      8.5
      Back to the plank as the Mythbusters do more Pirate Themed Myths and Pirate Movie Myths!
    • Trail Blazers
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      10/31/07
      8.5
      Its time for more explosive Hollywood Myths!
    • Killer Whirlpool
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      7/26/06
      8.5
      Adam and Jamie test the famous myth of: Can whirlpools kill? Tory, Kari and Grant get snowed in under a snow plow.
    • Voice Flame Extinguisher
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      4/11/07
      8.5
      Is it possible to put out a fire using only your voice? Also the team tackles four classic hypnosis theories under the microscope.
    • Shooting Fish in a Barrel
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      11/21/07
      8.5
      The best quotes and sayings are put to the test. Are elephants really afraid of mice? Can you really shoot a fish in a barrel? Is there really another way to cool down your mouth after eating hot chili peppers?
    • Cooling a Six-Pack
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      3/23/05
      8.4
      The mystery is finally over! Watch as the MythBusters use ice, water, refrigerators, freezers and fire to test the fastest way to cool a six-pack. Then the team builds a new crash-test dummy ... and drops it 60 feet from a crane. The result is baptism by destruction for Buster 2.0, and a high-speed, high-impact crash the likes of which ... well, see for yourself. And finally, they may not have had iPods or remote controls to use them in, but did ancient peoples have batteries? Learn whether a crude form was invented more than 2,000 years ago.moreless
    • Anti-Gravity Device
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      12/6/06
      8.4
      Anti-Gravity Myth. X-Mas Tree Myths Jellyfish-Vodka Myths.
    • Can a cooked and raw chicken flying toward an airplane interfere with its flight or will the jet engine just blow it away? The team makes a huge pressurized cannon and shoots a chicken at a jet's windshield. Did a woman give birth to an octopus after swallowing an octopus egg? Can your washing machine kill you?moreless
    • Confederate Steam Gun
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      12/5/07
      8.4
      More Lie Detector Cheats put to the test and was there a steam powered gun in the confederate days?
    • Beat the Radar Detector
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/13/04
      8.4
      Did a construction worker survive a fall off a building by holding plywood? Can you beat the radar gun using different materials on your car LEGALLY?
    • Alaska Special 2
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      4/15/09
      8.4
      The Team heads back to Alaska for more Alaskan Themed Myths!
    • MythBusters: The Reunion
      Season 14 - Episode 11
      3/5/16
      8.4

      Kari, Tory and Grant Return as the Team meets up for 1 last time and look back on the show's history.

       

      Special Air Time: 9pm - Airing After the Grand Finale Episode

    • 2/15/04
      8.4
      Is Jimmy Hoffa buried in the concrete under Giant's Stadium? Do Daddy-Long Leg Spiders have poison venom? Can a jet engine launch a taxi into the air?
    • Cell Phones on Planes
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      3/15/06
      8.4
      So, supposedly, if you fill a normal raft with helium, you can fly. Let's see if the guys can get their boat into the air — get ready for the biggest Mythbusters' build ever. Meanwhile, Tory and Kari tackle a conspiracy theory familiar to many frequent fliers. Can your cell phone interfere with a plane's instruments?moreless
    • Buster Special
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      2/2/05
      8.4
      Buster is the Mythbuster's dummy. Buster is remembered in this hour long special depicting his brave outings testing multiple myths for the guys, as well as an inside, and in-depth, look into the creation of our fallen hero's replacement. The team also builds a new Buster because the old one was so trashed up from recent experiences.moreless
    • Can urinating on the electrified third rail of a train track cause you to be electrocuted? Can a wallet made from the skin of an electric eel erase the magnetic information from your credit cards? Can a construction worker be killed by a barrel of bricks?
    • Son of a Gun
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      3/30/05
      8.3
      Was a woman in the Civil War impregnated by a bullet that went through a man's region before striking her? The Mythbusters build a life size working bathroom to see if being in the tub during a lightning storm is safe and what happens if you forget to detach your trailer from your boat.moreless
    • Can a marching band make a bridge collapse? Can bacteria from a toilet settle in a toothbrush? Can a person water ski behind a rowboat?
    • Western Myths
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      5/30/07
      8.3
      Adam and Jamie try some western myths. Shooting a hat and pulling out some steel bars while the Build team see if anyone could die from a pick and an airbag.
    • Thermite vs. Ice
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      5/27/09
      8.3
      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?
    • Seesaw Saga
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      5/20/09
      8.3
      Could a skydiver whose parachute failed to open hit a playground see-saw and send a small girl flying seven stories high? And would she survive?
    • Prison Escape
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      6/3/09
      8.3
      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?moreless
    • Hollywood on Trial
      Hollywood on Trial
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      5/11/05
      8.3
      New Mythbuilder Grant Imahara joins the team as they recap old movie myths and test new ones in this special Mythbusters episode.
    • Spy Car 2
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      5/18/11
      8.3
      Adam and Jamie hit up another Spy Car Myth and Kari, Tory and Grant check out another Snow related myth.
    • Concrete Glider
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      11/8/06
      8.2
      Can a "concrete glider" fly? And a big challenge for the Mythbusters to tackle!
    • Motorcycle Flip
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      10/29/08
      8.2
      More Breaking Out of Jail Myths and another Indiana Jones Myth.
    • Super Sonic Ping Pong; Ice Cannon
      Season 12 - Episode 8
      3/1/14
      8.2

      A Super Speed Ping Pong Myth and a Cannon made out of Ice

       

      Winter Finale

    • Myths Reopened
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      4/26/06
      8.2
      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.
    • Duct Tape Hour 2
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      5/12/10
      8.2
      More Duct Tape myths are Put to the Test!
    • As Part of Discovery's 25th Anniversary week, this special Episode has the MythBusters look back at their 25 favorite moments.

      2 HOUR SPECIAL!
    • Snow Special
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      6/20/07
      8.2
      Can Yodeling Cause an Avalanche? Can A Machine Gun Cause an Avalanche? The team tackles the best ways to drive on Ice. Can you really freeze your tongue to a pole? And does it have any future ramifications?
    • Swimming in Syrup
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      5/6/09
      8.2
      Can you swim faster in Syrup than in Water?

      MacGyver's Magic Bullets

      Can you shoot two targets with one shot by splitting a bullet on an axe blade?
    • Exploding Port-a-Potty
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      3/2/05
      8.2
      Can a person receive third-degree burns if he or she lights a cigarette while inside a port-a-potty? Armed with Adam's "special sample," the build team explores whether human waste can create enough methane to produce an explosive result. Then the MythBusters test whether a broken drive shaft on the front joint of a car vault can cause a car to pole vault after it hits a pothole. Just how high can this car fly?moreless
    • Curving Bullets
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      6/10/09
      8.2
      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?'
    • Ninjas 2
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      10/15/08
      8.2
      More Ninja Myths are put to the test! And Catching an arrow gets revisited!
    • Knock Your Socks Off!
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      10/7/09
      8.2
      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.moreless
    • Blue Ice
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      4/13/11
      8.2
      Adam and Jamie tackle a movie myth about magazines and toasters. and Kari, Grant, and Tory take to the skies to investigate the mystery of the destructive 'Blue Ice'.
    • Did the ancient Greek scientist Archimedes destroy a Roman fleet by building a heat ray that used only mirrors and sunlight? What is the best way of getting rid of a Skunk's odor? Can a bullet proofshield really stop a bullet?
    • Soda Cup Killer
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      3/24/10
      8.2
      Premiere - 3/24 - Back to Normal Weds Time Slot

      Soda and Movie Myths
      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.moreless
    • Biscuit Bazooka
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      1/23/03
      8.2
      Being sucked into an airplane toilet while in flight. Biscuit bazooka. Leaping lawyer.
    • Paper Crossbow
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      1/11/06
      8.2
      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.
    • Water Stun Gun
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      9/17/08
      8.2
      Can you turn an Electric Stun Gun into a Water Stun Gun?
    • Airplane on Conveyor Belt!
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      1/30/08
      8.1
      It was cut from a previous episode, but now its got its own episode! Its Plane on a conveyor belt!
    • Steam Cannon
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      7/19/06
      8.1
      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! What's healthier? The cereal or the box itself?
    • Helium Football
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      2/1/06
      8.1
      This time around, Adam and Jamie test out a myth that footballs filled with helium will fly further and hang longer than ones filled with regulation air. Based on the myth of a 70s Oakland Raiders Punter. Next, the build team undertake tests in the firing line. Are teeth strong enough to withstand the force of a bullet?moreless
    • Ming Dynasty Astronaut
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/5/04
      8.1
      Buster makes the ultimate sacrifice as he's chosen to test the myth of a Ming Dynasty astronomer who strapped rockets to his chair in a bid to launch into space. Then, Adam and Jamie try to corner the energy market as they test out various free energy devices. And finally, the build team nearly lose their lunch testing out whether or not a common household ceiling fan really is a heads-up death trap.moreless
    • Traffic Tricks
      Season 12 - Episode 14
      8/7/14
      8.1

      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?

    • Fright Night
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      10/28/12
      8.1

      In this Halloween Themed Episode of the Mythbusters:

      Adam and Jamie see if certain sound frequencies can convince people of paranormal activity; and does the smell of fear exist?

    • Hollywood Car Crash Cliches
      Season 12 - Episode 3
      1/18/14
      8.1

      The MythBusters drive through glass, plough through traffic, and fire an RPG at an SUV to take aim at classic Hollywood crash clichés.

    • Square Wheels
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      4/8/12
      8.1

      Wheel related Myths

    • MythBusters: Dangerous Toys

      Adam and Jamie Face off in a "Fantasy" Battle

      Special Time: 9 PM

       

      ** Note: there is NO Myth Busting in this episode, it's a TV special created by Adam and Jamie where it's all about them Building "weapons" for a fantasy battle between the 2 of them

    • Is Yawning Contagious?
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      3/9/05
      8.1
      Using a specially fabricated chamber complete with two-way mirror and a hidden camera, Kari, Scottie and Tory set out to see whether a yawn, like a cold, truly can be caught. Next on the docket: Does toast really fall buttered-side down? Jamie and Adam are on the case, each building a rig to simulate toast being dropped from the dining room table. Finally, the whole team tests the myth that a toy car can beat a real car (in this case, a Dodge Viper) in a gravity slope race.moreless
    • Banana Slip, Double Dip
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      4/22/09
      8.1
      Don't even think about Double Dipping that Chip!

      A Real Bannana Peel Slip n Slide?

      Make your own Diamonds out of Food?

      and other food based myths. The Biggest Boom in Show History? You be the judge!
    • Let There Be Light
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      6/22/11
      8.1
      Adam and Jamie decide to take on the roles of tomb raiders as they anxiously test out ancient mirrors and their ability to light up a tomb. Meanwhile, The trio tests whether or not they can stop a high-speed runaway car by using another car to pull in front of the runaway and stop it.moreless
    • Hypermiling/Crash Cusions
      Season 11 - Episode 7
      6/12/13
      8.1

      Testing if you can survive a car crash while sitting between two big guys; three hypermilling myths; techniques that may double your car's fuel efficiency

    • Stinky Car, Raccoon Rocket
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      12/5/03
      8.1
      Mythbusters, Jamie and Adam put their noses to the test to find out if that nasty smell in your car is there to stay. Is the myth of the stinky car true? Then follow the gasoline trail as they try to flush out the truth in the raccoon in the drain myth.moreless
    • Archimedes Death Ray Revisited
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      1/25/06
      8.0
      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.
    • Mind Control
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      5/3/06
      8.0
      Adam and Jamie attempt to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. The 3 MythBuilders tackle mind control by manipulating someone's mind remotely.
    • Shattering Subwoofer
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      8/16/06
      8.0
      Can a car stereo destroy a car with just sound? Tory, Kari, and Grant hit the road to take on two tall tales from down under.
    • Dumpster Diving
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      11/25/09
      8.0
      Diving Myths
    • Drain Disaster
      Season 9 - Episode 18
      11/2/11
      8.0

      If a sewer drain full of combustible gas is ignited - would it turn the manhole cover into a missile? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory put truck bedliner to the test - is it bite, crash, and bomb proof?

    • The Busters of the Lost Myths
      Season 13 - Episode 2
      1/17/15
      8.0

      More Myths From Indiana Jones Movies

    • Best Animal Myths
      Best Animal Myths
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      3/21/04
      8.0
      A Look back at the best Animal Myths Done.
    • Cannonball Chemistry
      Season 10 - Episode 19
      11/11/12
      8.0

      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.

    • Waterslide Wipeout
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      5/19/10
      7.9
      Can you Save gas just by only making right turns? And the Biggest Build ever in MythBusters history.
    • Dive to Survive
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      3/31/10
      7.9
      Two Hollywood-inspired myths are put to the test.
    • Dangerous Driving
      Season 13 - Episode 10
      8/8/15
      7.9
      Adam and Jamie put a Hands-Free driving system through a series of safety tests.
    • Mini Myth Mayhem
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      12/28/09
      7.9
      Special Day - MONDAY AT 9pm (1st of 3 Episodes on Mondays)
      2009 Season Finale
      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? 4 Other Myths will also be tested.moreless
    • Christmas Special
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/22/04
      7.9
      On this special episode, Jamie and Adam present the winners from our fall 2004 favorite-myths online poll. So, did you guys vote for Stinky Car? Or will Pop Rocks and Coke emerge triumphant? Also, 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? Tune in and find out.moreless
    • Titanic Survival
      Season 10 - Episode 14
      10/7/12
      7.9

      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.

      Show Moves to New Time of 8pm EST on SUNDAYS

    • Bikes & Bazookas
      Season 9 - Episode 13
      9/28/11
      7.9

      Mid Season Premiere!

      Is a motorcycle a greener and cleaner machine than a car, and can a bullet take out a bazooka?

    • Tanker Crush
      Season 14 - Episode 3
      1/16/16
      7.9

      Adam and Jamie attempt to create a vacuum and crush a train car in the biggest experiment ever attempted in MythBusters history

    • Blind Driving
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      10/8/08
      7.9
      Golf and Driving Myths Put to the test
    • 6/26/13
      7.9

      After 7 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.

    • Hidden Nasties
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      12/16/09
      7.9
      Can Rat Pee on a can Kill you? Everyday items dirtier than Toilet Seat and Can super fast car skip across water?
    • The A-Team Special
      Season 13 - Episode 3
      1/24/15
      7.9

      Myths related to the '80s TV series "The A-Team" are tested.

    • End with a Bang!
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      11/12/08
      7.8
      Can you polish "dung", yes you read that right, can you polish animal droppings? And A Special Ending, Where you the fans can decide what ending you want to see! A Big Bang or No Bang?
    • Torpedo Tastic
      Season 9 - Episode 5
      5/4/11
      7.8
      Did the world's first torpedo really hit a ship from 800 ft away? And a Gun Myth Involving a Wine Truck.
    • The MythBusters count down their 12 favorite Locations to shoot from, including some surprising facts about those locations, and the 1 location they have been BANNED From...

    • Accidental Ammo
      Season 13 - Episode 9
      8/1/15
      7.8
      Backyard ballistics are tested. Also, a glass guillotine is created.
    • The Reddit Special
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      2/27/16
      7.8
      The guys respond to fan questions and requests.
    • Inverted Underwater Car
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      11/24/10
      7.8
      Another Underwater Car Myth.
    • Motorcycle Water Ski
      Season 11 - Episode 6
      6/5/13
      7.8

      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.

    • Unarmed and Unharmed
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      12/9/09
      7.8
      Adam and Jamie test the Wild West movie concept of whether a sharpshooter can shoot the gun out of the hand of another sharpshooter, and Grant, Jessi and Tory test whether or not the bus in the movie "Speed" could really gain the momentum to jump a section of missing freeway.moreless
    • Paper Armor
      Season 9 - Episode 12
      6/29/11
      7.8
      More Underwater Shockwave Survival Myths and Paper vs Steel Armor Half Season Finale
    • Mini Myth Madness
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      11/10/10
      7.8
      Six mini-myths submitted by viewers are put to the test.
    • Flu Fiction
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      6/9/10
      7.8
      Yes, they are going there, Flu Myths.
    • Rocketmen
      Season 14 - Episode 8
      2/20/16
      7.8

      Can Gummy Bears be used as Rocket Fuel?

    • Wheel of Mythfortune
      Season 9 - Episode 19
      11/23/11
      7.7

      The MythBusters take 5 randomly selected viewer myths to put to the test

    • JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished?
      5/1/13
      7.7

      MythBusters' 10th anniversary kicks off with a blast from the past, the myth that began the busting: JATO Rocket Car. Back with more rocket power, more gadgets, and a huge rolling bunker called The Beast, will the team bust this myth once and for all?

      Back in their original Weds Night at 9 pm Timeslot!

      moreless
    • Car Chase Chaos / Animal Antics
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      1/25/14
      7.7

      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.

    • Walk a Straight Line
      Season 9 - Episode 15
      10/12/11
      7.7

      A walking-while-blindfolded experiment is conducted; binary explosives are placed in a fender-bender scenario to see if they would explode.

    • Coffin Punch
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      11/5/08
      7.7
      Survival Myths of the lawbreaking kind. And can you break out of a coffin buried alive, by punching through the coffin?
    • Bug Special
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      12/1/10
      7.7
      Adam and Jamie put a viral video under the microscope in which bees lift a laptop! Kari, Tory and Grant put two myths to the test: can an insect kill a motorcyclist and can bags of water repel flies.
    • Trench Torpedo
      Season 10 - Episode 15
      10/14/12
      7.7

      Can a trench corner slow down a shockwave and save a soldier. Tory, Kari and Grant crash clown cars to see if balloons can protect you in a crash.

    • Sounds Bogus
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      5/11/11
      7.7
      Adam and Jamie put Hollywood sound effects up against real world sounds. Can you propel your sailboat with a fan if there was no wind?
    • Breaking Bad Special
      Season 11 - Episode 10
      8/12/13
      7.7

      Myths involving Crystals and Myths from the TV Show "Breaking Bad"

       

      SPECIAL NIGHT AND TIME -- MONDAY AT 10 PM

    • Mythbusters vs. JAWS
      Season 13 - Episode 13
      8/29/15
      7.7
      The ending of the movie "Jaws" is examined. Later, shark repellent myths are tested.
    • Greased Lightning
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      10/28/09
      7.7
      Adam and Jamie test two potential kitchen catastrophes, and Kari, Tory and Grant can cheese be used as canon ammunition?
    • Dodge a Bullet
      Season 9 - Episode 8
      6/1/11
      7.7
      Can you dodge a bullet shot at you? Is hitting water from a height worse than hitting pavement?
    • *DO* Try This At Home
      Season 12 - Episode 5
      2/1/14
      7.7

      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!

    • Transformers
      Season 13 - Episode 5
      2/7/15
      7.6

      Adam and Jamie attempt the mechanical metamorphosis of a car becoming a motorcycle and a bicycle becoming a boat.

    • Boomerang Bullet
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      1/4/10
      7.6
      Can a ricocheting bullet fired by you kill you in a closed space? And a tree catapult Myth.

      2009 Finale
    • Bottle Bash
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      4/14/10
      7.6
      Adam and Jamie investigate the Bar Fight Myth that an empty bottle does more damage than a full bottle and Kari, Tory and Grant test a ballistic material mystery from history...a cannon made from leather!
    • Indy Car Special
      Season 11 - Episode 4
      5/22/13
      7.6

      Race Car Myths

    • Fire in the Hole
      Season 12 - Episode 9
      7/10/14
      7.6

      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?

    • Duct Tape: The Return
      Season 14 - Episode 9
      3/6/16
      7.6

      A trebuchet is built; and duct tape is used in an attempt to save Buster's life.

       

      ** This Episode is airing out or order, and is airing only on the Science Channel at 8pm on Sunday, March 6th

    • Antacid Jail Break
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      12/2/09
      7.6
      Two dangerous tales from the wrong side of the tracks. Is a crime more discrete when it's done in the dark? That's what Grant, Jessi and Tory aim to find out in Driving in the Dark.
    • Table Cloth Chaos
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      10/27/10
      7.6
      A table cloth myth and a pop-culture notion are put to the test.
    • Laws of Attraction
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      8/7/14
      7.6

      Do men really do prefer blondes?

      Do pheromone sprays really work?

      Do bigger boobs equal bigger tips?

      Does a man's wealth really woo women?

    • Viewers Special Threequel!
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      11/19/08
      7.6
      4 More Viewer Suggested Myths!
    • No Pain, No Gain
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      4/28/10
      7.6
      Are Some People more tolerant to Pain? Adam and Jamie Try to find Out.
    • Fire vs. Ice
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      4/1/12
      7.6

      A classic duel between a flamethrower and CO2 fire extinguisher.

    • Newton's Crane Cradle
      Season 9 - Episode 14
      10/5/11
      7.6

      An Oversized Newton's Cradle Viral Video is Put to the test and a movie myth of "If a bird sits on your car thats teetering over a cliff enough to tip it over?"

    • Road Rage
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      7/31/14
      7.6

      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."

    • Crash and Burn
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      11/11/09
      7.6
      Does an out of control car really crash and burn everytime? Kari, Tory, and Grant test a story about the world's first rocketeer.
    • Fireball Stun Gun
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      6/2/10
      7.5
      Will Pepper Spray + A Stun Gun cause a Fireball? and did a man launch himself 150 feet with fireworks?
    • Toilet Bomb
      Season 9 - Episode 20
      11/30/11
      7.5

      Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb, while Kari, Tory, and Grant find out if a flying V works for planes as well as it does for birds.

    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      Previously aired episode Re-edited and remastered with behind the scenes tidbits: Duct Tape Hour 1: Watch never before seen footage and learn insider info from the set as Adam and Jamie create a sailboat made entirely from duct tape while Kari, Grant and Tory fire off a few duct tape cannons.moreless
    • Spy Car Escape
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      4/7/10
      7.5
      Adam and Jamie investigate the best way to lose a tail in Spy Car Escape. In Vector Vengeance, Kari, Grant and Tory take their myth from a fascinating physics "thought experiment."
    • Driving in Heels
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      4/29/12
      7.5

      Adam and Jamie hit the highway with some fancy footwear, while Tory, Grant and Kari get stuck on glue.

    • Mythssion Control
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      5/5/10
      7.4
      Its Jamie vs Newton in a Newton Themed Myth.

      Tory, Grant and Kari RETEST the Knock you Socks off Myth.
    • Exploding Bumper
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      5/13/09
      7.4
      Can your car bumper EXPLODE? Did Hungarian archers get twice the penetration shooting a bow from a galloping horse?
    • Battle of the Sexes
      Season 10 - Episode 5
      4/22/12
      7.4

      Men vs. women in the ultimate battle of the sexes as the team tests five gender-based cliches.

    • Battle Of The Sexes: Round 2
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      5/29/13
      7.4

      The team test more gender-based clichés. Included: asking for directions; parallel parking.

    • Fixing a Flat
      Season 9 - Episode 9
      6/8/11
      7.4
      Adam and Jamie try to to fix a flat tire the MacGyver way with various materials. Did a fish escape capture on a rod so quickly, that it set the fishing rod on fire?
    • MythBusters Young Scientists Special
      A Science Channel Special:
      Four finalists head to San Francisco to conduct experiments with the cast of "MythBusters."
    • The MythBusters Grand Finale
      Season 14 - Episode 10
      3/5/16
      7.4
      The series finale of "MythBusters."
    • Household Disasters
      Season 12 - Episode 10
      7/17/14
      7.4

      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?

    • Bullet Baloney
      Season 12 - Episode 7
      2/22/14
      7.4

      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?

    • Revenge of the Myth
      Season 10 - Episode 7
      5/6/12
      7.4

      4 Fan Favorites are put back to the test.

    • Driven to Destruction
      Season 14 - Episode 5
      1/30/16
      7.3
      Adam and Jamie destroy two cars with a vacuum cleaner and explosives.
    • Bubble Pack Plunge
      Season 10 - Episode 10
      6/3/12
      7.3

      Jumping from a building while wrapped in bubble packaging and a James Bond ejector seat.

    • Commercial Myths
      Season 12 - Episode 11
      7/24/14
      7.3

      Could you actually bob for an apple while 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?

    • Hair of the Dog
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      10/6/10
      7.3
      More Man vs Police Dog Myths
    • Flying Guillotine
      Season 9 - Episode 17
      10/26/11
      7.3

      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.

    • 5/15/13
      7.3

      Testing a bathroom hand dryer verse using paper towels; the cleanliest bathroom stall; the best place to stand during an earthquake.

    • Running On Water
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      4/20/11
      7.3
      Can you really walk on Water? Bomb proof Materials Myths
    • Surreal Gourmet Hour
      Season 10 - Episode 20
      11/18/12
      7.3

      Chef Alton Brown examines myths involving lasagna with Adam and Jamie while Kari, Tory and Grant conduct a tryptophan test.

    • Hail Hijynx
      Season 10 - Episode 16
      10/21/12
      7.3

      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.

    • Swinging Pirates
      Season 10 - Episode 4
      4/15/12
      7.3

      Pirate related myths

    • Volunteer Special
      Season 14 - Episode 6
      2/6/16
      7.3
      The guys test weapons for a possible zombie apocalypse. Later, methods for waiting in line while shopping are examined.
    • Supernatural Shooters
      Season 13 - Episode 11
      8/15/15
      7.3
      Gun stunts featured in Hollywood films are tested.
    • 11/16/11
      7.3

      The wettest myths of all time include riding the world's largest waterslide, deep-sea diving in a suit of armor, and swimming in syrup.

    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      Previously aired episode Re-edited and remastered with behind the scenes tidbits: Curving Bullets
    • Operation Valkyrie
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      12/22/10
      7.2
      Adam and Jamie weigh in on a famous assassination attempt and

      Can you really "Slap Sense" into someone? 2010 Season Finale
    • Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      1/4/14
      7.2

      Could Luke really have swung across a huge chasm on the end of a rope while holding Princess Leia and trying to escape Stormtroopers? Could Hans' ingenuity of stuffing Luke inside a Tauntaun have saved him from the bitterly cold and deadly elements of Hoth? And could the primitive weapons of the Ewoks realistically take down some of DarthVader’s most sophisticated weapons?

      NEW Night and Time -- Saturday Night at 8 pm -- SPECIAL 75 MINUTE RUN TIME

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    • Failure Is Not an Option!
      Season 14 - Episode 7
      2/13/16
      7.2
      The guys experiment with drifting on dirt. Later, bulletproof items are tested and surviving explosions.
    • Hurricane Windows
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      11/4/09
      7.1
      What's the best way to leave your windows in a hurricane? Open or Close? Along with a few Liquid Nitrogen Myths
    • Plane Boarding; Bite the Bullet
      Season 12 - Episode 15
      8/21/14
      7.1

      Methods for boarding an airplane are tested; a bullet-tracing myth is examined.

    • The Simpsons Special
      Season 13 - Episode 1
      1/10/15
      7.1

      Myths related to the animated sitcom "The Simpsons" are tested.

    • Reverse Engineering
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      11/17/10
      7.1
      Driving in Reverse and Other Car Myths
    • Carbonated Chaos
      Season 9 - Episode 4
      4/27/11
      7.1
      Can you float on Carbonated Water? Can an Arrow with explosives split a tree in two?
    • Mini Myth Medley
      Season 10 - Episode 18
      11/4/12
      7.0

      More 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".

    • Moonshine Myths
      Season 12 - Episode 2
      1/11/14
      7.0

      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".

    • Flights of Fantasy
      Season 13 - Episode 8
      7/25/15
      7.0
      Aviation myths are tested by the team.
    • Sneak Peek Special
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      1/2/16
      7.0

      MythBusters Revealed: The Behind the Scenes Season Opener Special:

      In this behind-the-scenes exclusive, Adam and Jamie showcase what's to come in the mother of all final seasons and how they made it!

    • Bouncing Bullet
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      5/13/12
      7.0

      A Bouncing Bullet Myth and Can you ride an explosion's shockwave?

    • Blow It Out The Water
      Season 13 - Episode 7
      7/18/15
      7.0
      A boat is blown up with explosives. Later, the guys recreate a machine gun from the series Breaking Bad.
    • Cooking Chaos
      Season 14 - Episode 4
      1/23/16
      6.9
      The guys recreate online food experiments. Included: cannon-fired shrimp; tomato smoothie.
    • Cold Feet
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      10/20/10
      6.9
      When you get Cold Feet do you really get cold feet? When the poop hits the fan, does everyone get covered in it?
    • Storm Chasing Myths
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      10/13/10
      6.7
      Reed Timmer and Sean Casey of "Storm Chasers" help Adam and Jamie put myths about tornadoes to the test.
    • Duct Tape Canyon
      Season 11 - Episode 8
      6/19/13
      6.7

      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.

    • Unfinished Business
      Season 13 - Episode 12
      8/22/15
      6.7
      The team responds to fan suggestions. Topics included: video games; grenades; spy cars; firearms.
    • Mailbag Special
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      5/20/12
      6.6

      4 Mini Myths are put to the test

    • The Explosion Special
      Season 14 - Episode 2
      1/9/16
      6.6
      Adam and Jamie bid farewell to their favorite pastime with two explosive tall tales.
    • MythBusters: Blast from the Past

      Special Episode at Special Time:  8pm  (airing Before Season Premiere)

      The 1st Episode of MythBusters gets remastered with behind the scenes details and info, And a look back at the Soda and Pop Rocks Myth

    • Duel Dilemmas
      Season 10 - Episode 11
      6/10/12
      6.6

      Dueling Myths

    • Deadliest Catch Crabtastic Special
      Season 11 - Episode 2
      5/8/13
      6.5

      The team tests if a crab pot will drag you to the bottom of the ocean if your foot is caught in a coil.

    • MythBusters Jawsome Shark Special
      MythBusters Jawsome Shark Special
      Season 10 - Episode 13
      8/13/12
      6.3

      Adam and Jamie countdown their 25 favorite Shark Myths

      *SPECIAL NIGHT AND TIME

    • President's Challenge
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      12/8/10
      6.2
      President Obama appears in this episode as he requests a revisit to the Archimedes Solar Ray Myth.
    • Green Hornet Special
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      12/15/10
      6.2
      2 Movie Myths Put to the test
    • The MythBusters Look back at their favorite Plane, Train and Automobile Myths.
    • Zombie Special
      Season 11 - Episode 11
      10/17/13
      5.9

      Michael Rooker joins the team as they examine myths about zombies.

       

      Special night and Time: THURSDAY AT 10 PM

    • Hollywood Gunslingers
      Season 10 - Episode 12
      6/17/12
      5.8

      Hollywood Gun Myths Including Silver Bullets and Nail Guns

      SPRING FINALE

    • Demolition Derby: Hollywood Havoc
      Part 1 of 2
      Car and Movie Myths From Previous Episodes
    • Video Games Special
      Season 13 - Episode 4
      1/31/15
      5.6

      Adam and Jamie challenge the science of virtual worlds from video games.

    • Mythssion Impossible
      Season 12 - Episode 6
      2/15/14
      5.5

      Herding cats; catching a greased pig; ten pounds of feces in a five-pound bag.

    • Demoltion Derby: Car Chaos
      Part 2 of 2 Car Myths From Previous Episodes
    • Star Wars - The Myths Strike Back
      Season 13 - Episode 14
      9/5/15
      5.1
      The guys test if someone could dodge a Stormtrooper's gun. Later, other Star Wars myths are tested.
    • San Francisco Drift
      Season 13 - Episode 6
      2/14/15
      5.1

      Myths about auto drifting are tested.

      Winter Finale

    • MythBusters Revealed: The Behind the Scenes Season Opener
      A behind-the-scenes look at the series is presented.
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      A re-edited, remastered episode of previous myths from the Bar Related Myths Episodes
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      A Remastered and re-edited version of various previous episodes "Sock" Myths.
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      MythBusters Buster's Cut
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      7/21/10
      4.3
      A re-edited, remastered episode of previous myths from the Viewer Requested Myth Episodes
    • Explosions A-Z
      Season 10 - Episode 21
      11/25/12
      3.7

      The team countdowns their all time favorite explosions from the shows history.

    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      A Remastered and re-edited version of various previous episodes Duct Tape Myths
    • MythBusters Buster's Cut
      A Remastered and re-edited version of various previous episodes Alcohol Myths
    • Car Conundrum
      Car Conundrum
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      6/23/10
      1.6
      MythBusters is back with a re-conditioned, re-mastered episode featuring three of our most popular car conundrum myths of all time!
    • Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth
      Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      1/4/14
      0.0
      The team explore the science behind the "Star Wars" films.
    • 5/1/13
      0.0
      Back for MythBusters' 10th anniversary with more rocket power, more gadgets, and a huge rolling bunker called The Beast, will the team bust the JATO Rocket Car myth once and for all?
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