MythBusters (2003– )

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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

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 Himself - Host (261 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Narrator (260 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Himself - Host / ... (211 episodes, 2005-2014)
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Mythbusters takes myths, tall tales and urban legends and gives them the scientific treatment to determine their validity. Myths are proved true, probable, possible, improbable or busted. Often after the real-world practical tests have proved or debunked a Myth, the team will take the experiment to the extreme, many times using more modern technology than the myth could have used or upping the black powder for impressive explosions. Written by FMJ_Joker

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Adam shows off his complete Indiana Jones costume in the Motorcycle Flip myth, but his replica Indy jacket makes regular appearances throughout the series. See more »

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In one episode they identify the "magic bullet theory" from JFK assassination lore was that a "magic" bullet, i.e. some kind of exotic ammunition, was used by a second assassin to kill JFK. However, the actual term "magic bullet theory" is a derisive term used by conspiracy theorists to refer to the Warren Commission's theory that a single bullet caused all of the non fatal wounds of JFK and Governor Connally. See more »

Quotes

Adam: This kills you!
[points to a .30-06 bullet]
Adam: This kills you and everyone else in the room!
[points to a .50cal bullet]
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Makes the scientific method fun!
14 January 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I didn't think it was possible, but this show actually makes the scientific method fun. I love this show, and this is what I call good television. I think it's highly entertaining, and educational. Did you know most eel skin wallets or actually made out of hagfish? Just a snippet of what you might learn on this show. The two hosts also make a great team, Jamie with his sarcasm, and Adam is just crazy and hilarious. It's the only show I watch on discovery channel.


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