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First Aired: January 23rd, 2003
Status: Ended
Air Time: Saturday, 08:00 PM
Network: Discovery
Summary: So exactly how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack, anyway? And can water dripping on your forehead really drive you nuts? Those are the kinds of questions, myths and urban legends that are put to the test in this humorous series to find out which ones hold water (and keep it from dripping on your forehead and driving you insane).
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Season 2016
MythBusters Revealed - The Behind the Scenes Season Opener
Episode 1: MythBusters Revealed - The Behind the Scenes Season Opener
Air Date: January 2nd, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: In this special episode, Jamie and Adam reveal what's in store for their go-big-then-go-home final season, while also pulling back the curtain to showcase how this epic series got made with behind-the-scenes exclusives.
The Explosion Special
Episode 2: The Explosion Special
Air Date: January 9th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: The MythBusters celebrate their explosive history with two spectacular big bangs. In MacGyver Cement Truck, MacGyver uses cement to smother a bomb in a mail truck. Then in Hovercraft Hijinks the guys tackle the topic of landmines. Can a minefield really be safely traversed in a hovercraft?
Tanker Crush
Episode 3: Tanker Crush
Air Date: January 16th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: This season, Jamie and Adam try something they've never done before - an implosion caused by a vacuum. Is it possible that a freight train tank car could be crushed after a steam cleaning gone wrong?
Cooking Chaos
Episode 4: Cooking Chaos
Air Date: January 23rd, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: This episode takes on two viral videos. First, is it possible to fire shrimp from an air cannon through a cloud of flour, shower of egg wash, then breadcrumbs before a fireball crisps them into the perfect tempura on a plate? Second, can an underwater explosive charge juice the inside of a piece of fruit or vegetable while leaving the exterior completely undamaged?
Driven to Destruction
Episode 5: Driven to Destruction
Air Date: January 30th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: First, Adam sees if you can really lift up a car with nothing but a humble vacuum, before Jamie then tries to flatten a car using nothing but an absolutely massive load of C4!
Volunteer Special
Episode 6: Volunteer Special
Air Date: February 6th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: In their 14 years, the MythBusters have used more than 3,500 human guinea pigs, and in this special, they pay homage to each! First, Jamie and Adam summon up an army of 200 zombies to determine the ultimate weapon when the apocalypse comes. Then, using 120 shopping volunteers, the MythBusters find out the best way to wait in line at the store - Is it the "pick a lane" method or the more modern serpentine?
Failure Is Not an Option!
Episode 7: Failure Is Not an Option!
Air Date: February 13rd, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: In this last revisit, Adam and Jamie attempt to right their wrongs. First they bust out their drifting moves to find out whether drifting is faster than driving -- on dirt! Then they return to the ultimate fan favorite -- what is bulletproof -- and put lighters and fish tanks in the firing line. Finally, the guys test whether it's possible to survive two explosions by standing directly between them.
Episode 8: Rocketmen
Air Date: February 20th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: In this final rocket special Adam and Jamie tackle the all-time fan favorite - Are gummy bears a viable rocket fuel?! They hit the Mojave Desert for testing.
The Reddit Special
Episode 9: The Reddit Special
Air Date: February 27th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: Adam and Jamie put MythBusters in the hands of redditors, choosing from several thousand of their suggestions. In Farting on FLIR Jamie and Adam address the reddit community's request to know if a viral video purporting to show a flatus show up on an infrared camera is real or fake. Then in Ball Fall, Buster helps test whether a person would survive a 1,000-foot drop inside an inflatable ball. Paper Bag Punch sees Adam explore how easy it really is to punch your way out of a aper bag. And finally the most popular request was a gratuitous spectacular explosion. So in Snoo Boom the MythBusters oblige by blowing up reddit's mascot.
Grand Finale
Episode 10: Grand Finale
Air Date: March 5th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end and MythBusters is no exception. Luckily, the guys are going out with a bang and then some - an RV gets blown to kingdom come, Buster goes supersonic, Adam takes the most wild ride imaginable and ... well, Cement Truck.
The Reunion
Episode 11: The Reunion
Air Date: March 5th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Summary: For this final hour of the television icon that is MythBusters, the five hosts are reunited for one last hurrah! Deep within M5, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara join forces once more to together give a suitably epic, enlightening, and emotional finale.