Brian and Jon get to work building the body doubles and self proclaimed "smooth" rig to hold them for the Dead Body Double Myth.
Building the Body Doubles
Could enough propane build up forcibly explode out a "dummy" stuck in a chimney? This test ticks all the right MythBusters boxes!
Criminal Chimney Cannon
Fire extinguisher? Check. C4? Check. AWESOME SCIENCE? Check. MythBusters is BACK starting Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 9p!
Who's Ready for Some Science?
If you put your feet on the dashboard, this clip will be an eye-opener. Brian and Jon set out to prove the rumor that it may be fatal.
Can an non-newtonian fluid deflect a bomb blast? Testing that myth means Brian and Jon are mixing up some oobleck.
Goo Gone Wild!
Can Jamie’s improvised body armor hold up against a range of weaponry?
Testing Cement and Tile Armor
If you’re buried alive is there a chance you could escape? B team puts this myth to the test.
Is There Too Much Pressure to Escape Out of a Casket?
Adam and Jamie construct a model home and place it into a wind tunnel. The results may help secure your home in high winds.
What Windows to Leave Open in a Hurricane
To Adam Savage’s surprise, the expansion rate for these tablets is exponential.
How Much Pressure is Generated by Antacid Tablets?
There’s a specific technique for finishing the task unscathed by the hot coals. But does Adam know the secret?
Fired Up for Fire Walking
You would think night vision goggles would help, but that might not be the case.
Would Night Vision Goggles Help Drivers in the Dark?
If you work for 10 years collecting antacids in prison, can you escape?
Breaking Out of Jail with a Distributed Load of Antacid
In the Bourne movies, a magazine is shoved inside a toaster. 20 seconds later, it causes an explosion in the house. Could this happen in real life?
Testing the Bourne Toaster
Inspired by a scene from Bourne Supremacy, Adam and Jamie want to know if 9% methane to oxygen is the recipe for the perfect bang. The relation of oxygen to flammable gas is called stoichiometry.
Testing the Perfect Stoichiometric Ratio of Methane
Grant and Tory head to NASA to find out if a leaky airplane toilet can cause a buildup of blue ice that could detach from a plane and plummet from the sky.
The Dreaded Leaky Airplane Toilet
After seeing a viral video of a lizard running on water, the Mythbusters are dead set on replicating the lizard’s limbs to help a human do the same.
Recreating the Feet of the Jesus Lizard