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2006

11 Jan. 2006
Paper Crossbow
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.
 
18 Jan. 2006
Shredded Plane
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.
 
25 Jan. 2006
Archimedes Death Ray Revisited
Adam and Jamie accepted the challenge from fans' mailbags to retest the Archimedes death ray. In turn, fans and the MIT team were invited to perform this challenge. Can they win the challenge against the MythBusters' secret weapon, Project X?
 
1 Feb. 2006
Helium Football
Jamie and Adam examine whether a helium filled football will travel further than a normal football. Meanwhile the Mythbusters team examines whether it is possible for a person to catch a bullet with their teeth.
 
8 Mar. 2006
Franklin's Kite
Testing the model of Ben Franklin for electricity and whether it can survive a manmade lightning strike of a million volts. Investigating the 2 top requested facts about flatulence.
 
15 Mar. 2006
Cell Phones on Planes
Adam and Jamie hit the website for ideas and visit helium raft. Is it possible to fill a raft with helium and fly away? Its turns out to be their biggest build ever. At least in size!
 
19 Apr. 2006
Bullets Fired Up
Adam and Jamie attempt to solve another high calibre conundrum to see if a celebratory gun fire can kill when the bullets fall back to earth. Meanwhile the other members shake their thirst on another round of Vodka myths.
 
26 Apr. 2006
Mythbusters Revisited III
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.
 
3 May 2006
Mind Control
Adam and Jamie attempt to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. The 3 Mythkateers tackle mind control by manipulating someone's mind remotely.
 
17 May 2006
Exploding Pants
The team tries out a myth of farm workers' pants igniting, using materials from fertilizer to explosives, while the boys waste money on nifty fuel-saving devices found on the Internet, and remind us that biodiesel (cooking oil!) is a semi-viable fuel alternative.
 
12 Jul. 2006
Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 1
Adam and Jamie test whether Hollywood heists are really possible.
 
19 Jul. 2006
Steam Cannon
In Archimedes Steam Cannon the results are truly spectacular as Adam and Jamie build the mother of all cannons . While in Breakfast Cereal, an eating competition with a difference beckons as Adam and Jamie put Mrs. Savage to the test!
 
26 Jul. 2006
Whirlpool/Snowplow
Everyone's going round in circles. Adam and Jamie get sucked in by a famous nautical myth-tery about killer whirlpools. Tory, Kari and Grant are in over their heads, snowed under by a snowplow.
 
9 Aug. 2006
Mentos and Soda
Jamie and Adam try to scientifically explain the recently publicized and highly entertaining chemical reaction caused as a result of placing a Mentos candy into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke. The rest of the Mythbusters team explores the possibility of a standard postage stamp causing enough imbalance in the rotating assemblies of a helicopter to cause it to crash.
 
16 Aug. 2006
Shattering Subwoofer
On this episode the guys ask, can a car stereo destroy a car with just sound? Adam and Jamie pump up the bass to find out. And the Tory, Kari, and Grant hit the road to take on two tall tales from down under.
 
23 Aug. 2006
Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2
In Crimes and Myth-demeanors, the team is going up against the latest real-world alarm solutions to see whether they can live up to their claims.
 
30 Aug. 2006
Earthquake Machine
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.
 
6 Sep. 2006
Deadly Straw
Jamie and Adam answer the burning barnyard myth - can a hurricane blow the feathers off a chicken? Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari embrace their sadistic sides and turn the workshop into a horticultural house of horrors.
 
13 Sep. 2006
Mega Movie Myths
Pure Movie Myths - Indiana Jones canopy drop, Austin Powers ejector seat, Underworld floor shooting escape, cut a sword with a sword, and finally, Dukes of Hazard car jump.
 
11 Oct. 2006
Killer Cable Snaps
Jamie and Adam explore the theory that if a high tension cable snaps it can slice a person in two. Also, Tory and Kari explore the myth of 'archaeo-accoustics,' that ancient pottery contains sounds from the past and can be played back and heard today.
 
18 Oct. 2006
Air Cylinder Rocket
In Air Cylinder Rocket, Adam and Jamie test the myth known to every high school metal-shop teacher: can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank right through a cinder-block wall?
 
25 Oct. 2006
More Myths Revisited
Myths Revisited offers Jamie and Adam the chance to clear their name! Returning to the most controversial myths, they repeat them to see if their original answer was genuine or bogus.
 
1 Nov. 2006
Exploding Lighter
Jamie and Adam have a gas exploring the myth of the 'Exploding Lighter' - that a small, disposable butane lighter can suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite.
 
8 Nov. 2006
Concrete Glider
Adam and Jamie each try to make a glider out of concrete, while the build team looks into whether you can get sucked out onto the train tracks if you stand too close to a passing train.
 
29 Nov. 2006
Firearms Folklore
Just when you think Adam and Jamie have tested every gun legend in history, they come up with three more myths. Meantime, Kari, Grant and Tori go to great lengths to see whether mankind's first and simplest tool could be far more dangerous than you think.
 
6 Dec. 2006
Anti-Gravity Device
Christmas comes once a year, but not on Mythbusters! They just can't wait for the silly season. And can you simply turn off gravity with the flick of a switch? Kari, Grant, and Tori test the claims of several anti-gravity devices.
 
6 Dec. 2006
Holiday Special
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.
 
13 Dec. 2006
22,000 Foot Fall
Jamie and Adam take the plunge on a myth that originated in WWll and detonate the biggest explosion in MythBusters history! In the meantime, the light and shade to the biggest MythBusters explosion ever is provided by Light's ON/OFF.
 

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