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(2003– )

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Spin-off 

Ghostbusters vs. Mythbusters (2013) (Short)
The plot features a new Mythbusters team going up against the Ghostbusters

Referenced in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #12.152 (2005) (TV Episode)
Co-Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are guests on the show, and perform actual mytbusting out on 53rd Street, sending Paul Newman up in the sky in a baloon powered chair.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Theory of Everything (2008) (TV Episode)
During a test, Adam and Jamie appear in the background, observing the experiment and taking notes.
Numb3rs: High Exposure (2008) (TV Episode)
Larry references an episode of Mythbusters talking about planes disappearances.
QI: Food (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rich
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Working Stiffs (2009) (TV Episode)
Stokes says "Mythbusters-style" near the end of the episode.
The Gruen Transfer: Milk (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Wil Anderson in the Ad Crunch segment.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Pool Shark (2010) (TV Episode)
While being questioned by Catherine, Boozell (Elliott Gould)asks, "What am I? One of those Mythbusters guys?"
Shameful Sequels: xXx 2: State of the Union (2010) (TV Episode)
"He prevents the baddies from following him by blowing up the other boats with a single shot, even though 'MythBusters' proved you couldn't do that."
Conan: Do You Want Lies with That? (2010) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this show in a joke at the beginning of the show
Tosh.0: Philly Taze Fan (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Hiccups: Home Swapping (2011) (TV Episode)
Stan locked his keys in his car because he got too excited about a MythBusters marathon.
Warehouse 13: Don't Hate the Player (2011) (TV Episode)
Artie says he "saw it on MythBusters."
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011)
"This one's for Mythbusters"
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Handbag advertising the show.
Conan: The Unbearable Lightness of Light Beer (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Kari Byron
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.57 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Donald Trump's hair will appear on an "Is It Real?" segment of the show
Justified: Watching the Detectives (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: Kidnapped by Danger (2012) (TV Episode)
Liz says that she wrote a sexy fanfiction based on the show
Canada's Greatest Know It All: Behind the Brains: Season 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ken MacDonald mentions the show by name.
30 Rock: Murphy Brown Lied to Us (2012) (TV Episode)
Criss asks Liz if she wants to watch the show
RiffTrax Live: Manos - The Hands of Fate (2012)
Bill - "An then his car gets damaged by a cannon ball from the Mythbusters set".
Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes (2012)
"Hoaxbusters" show
Modern Family: The Late Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Creation Training Initiative: Carl Kerby: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Carl.
Community: Introduction to Teaching (2014) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "I'm not 'Mythbusters.'"
Workaholics: Orgazmo Birth (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Tosh.0: Misses Every Layup (2014) (TV Episode)
"Myth busted!"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mike Myers/Neil DeGrasse Tyson/Damon Albarn (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as one of the series nominated for a Critics' Choice Award for Best Reality Series

Featured in 

Beyond Tomorrow: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
Various clips shown
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #7.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman present clips from the series
De wereld draait door: Episode #7.50 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Movie)
Introduction to Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage as presenters.

Spoofed in 

Good Eats: Myth Smashers (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference and spoof of the popular Discovery Channel show. Alton takes on popular food-related myths and disproves them through culinary science experiements.
You Spoof Discovery (2007) (TV Movie)
Direct parody of "Mythbusters".
Robot Chicken: Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) (TV Episode)
"Masturbation MythBusters" is a spoof of this show.
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
Program opens with a spoof of Mythbusters
MILFBusters (2011) (Video)
Porn parody.
The Simpsons: The Daughter Also Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Bart and Milhouse become MythCrackers and explore myths like the MythBusters
Mad: Betty White & the Huntsman/Ancient Greek Mythbusters (2012) (TV Episode)
Ancient Greek Mythbusters skit is a spoof of this show.
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic and Snob do a quick take on this show

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