MythBusters

Season 1 Episode 8

Escape From Alcatraz, Duck Quack, Stud Finder

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Dec 12, 2003 on Science Channel
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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

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