The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery ... See full summary »
The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
The show courted mild controversy when it emerged that at least one of the experiments was faked by a pyrotechnics department. The alkali metals are known to react rapidly with water, producing hydrogen gas and energy, with potentially explosive results. An experiment was set up to demonstrate how these metals reacted by dropping them in water, with the expectation that the heavier alkali metals would be more potent. Lithium, sodium, potassium and rubidium reacted with increasing potency. However caesium (the heaviest of the alkali metals commonly available) simply sank to the bottom of their "tank" (a bath) before it could react significantly, which was far less dramatic than the other reactions suggested. The producers had the bath wired with explosives and blown to pieces, and presented this instead. According to a statement issued by the production company, they frequently used pyrotechnics in this way. See more »
[introducing Jon Tickle walking on custard]
Now, science has proven the following - man cannot walk on water. Jesus did, but he was the son of God, giving him an unfair advantage.
[pushes Jon into the pool]
As you can see, Jon Tickle cannot walk on water.
But I can walk on custard!
...but he can walk on custard.
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Without a doubt, this show is a work of utmost genius. The writers and creative team behind Braniac have gone to great lengths to make sure that the show is of a level of perfection rarely seen in television productions. Every aspect of the show is brilliant, from the explosive of the week, to the black box segment, to Professor Miyang-Lee and her big...well, you'll see. I just don't know what to say about this production...it is superb start through to finish. Who would have thought that a show about the exploding of numerous highly-dangerous substances could be so rewarding? Each and every member of the Braniac team should be presented with a medal for their services to humanity.
If you're a pyromaniac, you simply cannot miss this show, and if you aren't, then Braniac will convert you and you'll see the light...so much...light...
Braniac is a masterpiece of pyromania.
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