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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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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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They have one cause. Leave no urban legend untested. See more »


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23 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Kari Byron, who joined the team in season 2, can be seen in Jamie's shop working on a computer in the first episode. Interestingly, it also happened to be her first day on the job as an intern for Jamie Hyneman. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the title sequence used during seasons 1-4, the formula for the area of a circle is shown as two times pi times the radius squared (A=2*PI*r2) but the actual formula for the area of a circle is pi times the radius squared (A=PI*r2). See more »

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Jamie: [wearing a full-body fire-protection suit with tinted hood] I kinda like it in here, it's private!
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Referenced in Numb3rs: High Exposure (2008) See more »

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Great show!
27 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Mythbusters is one of my 'don't miss it' programs.

I don't think I've ever seen quite the talent for destruction that Adam & Jamie share. Nearly every episode has to feature a myth involving things blowing up, or shattering into thousands of pieces. And I LOVE it!

Their enjoyment for what they do, whether seen in Adam's nearly boundless enthusiasm, or in Jamies much more controlled attitude, along with the well-known & lesser-known myths that are proved or 'busted' each week make Mythbusters a winner.

Highly entertaining, and educational.


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