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Air weekdate:Saturday Cast:Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, Scottie Chapman, Heather Joseph-Witham, Robert Lee, Jessi Combs, Christine Chamberlain Genre:Documentary, Reality, Special Interest Channel:Discovery Status:Continuing
MythBusters season 2 episodes list:
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"
The Best Booms and Bangs so far from the series!
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.