MythBusters - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • Airplane Hour
    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!
  • 12/5/07
    8.4
    More Lie Detector Cheats put to the test and was there a steam powered gun in the confederate days?
  • Pirates 2 !
    Episode 23
    11/28/07
    8.5
    Back to the plank as the Mythbusters do more Pirate Themed Myths and Pirate Movie Myths!
  • 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?
  • Super Sized Myths!
    Episode 21
    11/14/07
    9.3
    This 2 Hour Special Hits Everything possible! Sharks, taxis, rocket cars and cruise ships. Everything is SUPERSIZED!
  • 11/7/07
    9.1
    How high can an Exploding Water Heater Fly? And more Blue Jean Myths..
  • Trail Blazers
    Episode 19
    10/31/07
    8.5
    Its time for more explosive Hollywood Myths!
  • Myth Revolution
    Episode 18
    9/5/07
    8.7
    The team tackles expansions of previous myths, including more RFID Tag Myths and More Weapon Myths!
  • Superhero Hour
    Episode 17
    8/29/07
    8.7
    A Bunch of Superhero Myths are put to the test!
  • Red Rag to a Bull
    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!
  • Viewer's Special
    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.
  • Baseball Myths
    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
  • Snow Special
    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?
  • Grenades and Guts
    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
  • Big Rig Myths
    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?
  • Western Myths
    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.
  • Walking on Water
    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!
  • Birds in a Truck
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dog Myths
    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.
  • Speed Cameras
    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.
  • Underwater Car
    Episode 3
    1/24/07
    9.1
    Can Adam and Jamie escape a sinking car, underwater?

    Can you fold paper more than 7 times?
  • Pirate Special
    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
  • Hindenburg Mystery
    Episode 1
    1/10/07
    9.0
    Season 5 Premiere

    The Hindenburg mystery and Running from a Crocodile.