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Mythbusters Season 15, Episode 4 – Video Games Special

Adam and Jamie take Mythbusting to the next level challenging the science of the virtual world rendered in video games – it’s game over for false physics!

Mythbusters Season 15, Episode 3 – The A-Team Special

Adam “Hannibal” Savage and “Howlin’ Mad” Hyneman put The A-Team under the MythBusters microscope.

Mythbusters Season 15, Episode 2 – The Busters of the Lost Myths

Hold onto your iconic hats the MythBusters put the legendary Indiana Jones and his hijinks to the test!

Mythbusters Season 15, Episode 1 – The Simpsons Special (REAL)

D’oh! Adam and Jamie are tackling the greatest animated TV series of all time. Along for the ride is special guest Al Jean, executive producer and show runner of iconic show, The Simpsons.

Mythbusters Season 14, Episode 5, 6 – Laws of Attraction / Traffic Tricks

Episode 5 – Laws of Attraction: The MythBusters use sexy science to tackle five captivating clichés about the laws of attraction, including whether men really do prefer blondes, if pheromone sprays really work, if bigger boobs equal bigger tips, and whether a man’s wealth really woos women. Episode 6 – Traffic Tricks: The MythBusters tackle

Mythbusters Season 14, Episode 4 – Road Rage

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”.

Mythbusters Season 14, Episode 3 – Commercial Myths

The MythBusters go to vertigo-inducing heights to test: Could you bob for an apple when 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?

Mythbusters Season 14, Episode 2 – Household Disasters

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?

Mythbusters Season 14, Episode 1 – Fire in the Hole (July 10, 2014)

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?

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 8 – Supersonic Ping Pong / Ice Cannon

In this ballistics bonanza, Adam and Jamie ask if supersonic ping pong can go lethally wrong while Kari, Grant and Tory light the frozen fuse on a cannon made of ice!

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 7 – Bullet Baloney

The MythBusters take on five filmic firearm cliches: 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?

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 6 – Mythssion Impossible

The MythBusters test three impossible idioms: Can you herd cats? Can you catch a greased pig? And, most importantly, can you cram 10 pounds of poop into a 5-pound bag?

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 5 – *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!

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 4 – 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.

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 3 – 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 clichés.

Dangerous Toys

Dangerous Toys is a new one-hour special produced by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. The MythBusters hosts are partnering on the new TV concept that takes their talent for building awesomely destructive gadgets and crosses it with kids’ playtime. The special takes a kids fort-battle game and blows it up with adult-sized concoctions. Hyneman and

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 2 – Moonshiner Myths

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”.

Mythbusters Season 13, Episode 1 – Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth

The team tries to separate physics from fiction with a “Star Wars” themed episode featuring Sophia Bush, the star of NBC’s “Chicago PD.” 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

Mythbusters Season 12 – Zombie Special

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

Mythbusters S12 – 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.