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MythBusters season 4

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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

9.2 (283 votes)

MythBusters season 4 episodes list:

Episode #1: Paper Crossbow (air date: 2006-01-11)

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.

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Episode #2: Shredded Plane (air date: 2006-01-18)

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.

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Episode #3: Archimedes Death Ray Revisited (air date: 2006-01-25)

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.

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Episode #4: Helium Football (air date: 2006-02-01)

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?

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Episode #5: Franklin's Kite (air date: 2006-03-08)

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!

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Episode #6: Cell Phones on Planes (air date: 2006-03-15)

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?

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Episode #7: Bullets Fired Up (air date: 2006-04-19)

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.

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Episode #8: Myths Reopened (air date: 2006-04-26)

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.

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Episode #9: Mind Control (air date: 2006-05-03)

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.

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Episode #10: Exploding Pants (air date: 2006-05-10)

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.

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Episode #11: Crimes and Myth-demeanors (air date: 2006-07-12)

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!

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Episode #12: Steam Cannon (air date: 2006-07-19)

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! Whats healthier? The cereal or the box itself?

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Episode #13: Killer Whirlpool (air date: 2006-07-26)

Adam and Jamie test the famous myth of: Can whirlpools kill? Tory, Kari and Grant get snowed in under a snow plow.

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Episode #14: Diet Coke and Mentos (air date: 2006-08-09)

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.

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Episode #15: Shattering Subwoofer (air date: 2006-08-16)

The guys find out if the bass from a car stereo can destroy an automobile. They rip out the interior of a car, build a giant subwoofer to fill it, and then power it by attaching it directly to the drive shaft. Wear your ear plugs for this one! Also, Grant, Kari and Tory hit the road to take on two tall tales from our mates down under. If you're driving on a rough outback road, will you get a smoother ride by driving faster? And, can you stop your windshield from shattering when a stone is kicked up from a passing car by bracing the glass with your hand?

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Episode #16: Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2 (air date: 2006-08-23)

Part 2 of 2: More Crimes in the movies put to the test: Heat Sensing and Motion Sensors and Safe Exploding with water.

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Episode #17: Earthquake Machine (air date: 2006-08-30)

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.

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Episode #18: Deadly Straw (air date: 2006-09-06)

Can a straw go through a palm tree? Can a hurricane really take the feathers off a chicken? and Plant Polygraphing

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Episode #19: Mega Movie Myths (air date: 2006-09-13)

Adam, Jamie, Buster, and the Build Team are watching movie Myths they have done in the past, and decide to dedicate a whole episode to them.

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Episode #20: Killer Cable Snaps (air date: 2006-10-11)

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.

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Episode #21: Air Cylinder Rocket (air date: 2006-10-18)

Put simply, this episode is vintage, explosive MythBusters. Adam and Jamie have unfinished business from their Shark Week special, where they shot and then exploded a scuba tank. But they've always wondered if a ruptured cylinder — carefully aimed — can really cause the massive damage some people claim. Meanwhile, Tori, Grant and Kari go back in time to test some prototypes from the past. They all sound highly dangerous, and they probably are ... After all, they're tinkering with engines fueled by gunpowder!

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Episode #22: More Myths Revisited (air date: 2006-10-25)

Returning to the most controversial myths. More past experiments to see if their original answer was genuine or bogus. So Stop Writing Us!

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Episode #23: Exploding Lighter (air date: 2006-11-01)

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.

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Episode #24: Concrete Glider (air date: 2006-11-08)

In "Concrete Glider," Adam and Jamie test the old engineering challenge that like a lead balloon, you can't make a concrete glider fly. There's nothing like a challenge to focus the MythBusters' massive minds! Who will fly into history as champ and who will plummet like a stone? Tune in to find out. In the meantime, Kari, Grant and Tori go to amazing lengths to find out just how dangerous it is to stand too close to the edge of a train platform.

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Episode #25: Firearms Folklore (air date: 2006-11-29)

Just when you think Adam and Jamie have tested every gun legend in history, they come up with three more myths. In an urban shootout, could a criminal's bullet have hit and then jammed the empty chamber of a policeman's revolver? Saving Private Ryan might have been based on fact but what about the scene where one sniper kills another by shooting straight down the enemy's gun scope? And assuming two antique bullets once hit midair in a Civil War battle, is it even remotely possible those two bullets fused together? In the meantime, Kari, Grant and Tori go to great lengths to see whether humankind's first and simplest tool — the hammer — could be far more dangerous than you think

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Episode #26: Anti-Gravity Device (air date: 2006-12-06)

Christmas comes once a year but not on MythBusters! Is it really true that leaving some Christmas lights on your tree overnight could cause it to heat up so much that the tree bursts into a ball of flame? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tori investigate a frontier technology that if confirmed would take off in a big way. Anti-gravity is the holy grail of science. But is it science or science fiction? With a flick of a switch can you simply turn off gravity? And if that wasn't enough, in "Vodka Jellyfish," Kari puts her life on the line with a final shot at a vodka myth. Is it true that vodka can cure the pain of a jellyfish sting? There are screams, torture and tentacles! .

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Episode #27: Holiday Special (air date: 2006-12-06)

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.

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Episode #28: 22,000 Foot Fall (air date: 2006-12-13)

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?

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