MythBusters: Season 3, Episode 18

Jaws Special (17 Jul. 2005)

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Shark strength myths - destruction of a shark cage, catching a shark with piano wire, submersion of barrels, pulling and ramming a boat. Scarring a shark by punching. Blowing up a scuba tank.

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Peter Benchley ...
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John Callahan ...
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Stuart Cove ...
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Frank Doyle ...
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Matt Hooper (archive footage)
Rodney Fox ...
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Police Chief Martin Brody (archive footage)
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Quint (archive footage)
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Do sharks lose interest in attacking if punched on the nose or jabbed in the eyes and gills? Adam and Jamie put it to the test. Jamie goes overboard to tussle with some fearsome fish. And a scuba tank experiment so dangerous, the FBI are brought in. Written by Anonymous

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While the build team talks about the shark head they built, the completed shark cage can be seen in the background. In the next segment, we see Adam building the cage from scratch. See more »

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Kari: The "Sharammer"!
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Features Jaws (1975) See more »

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Shark Attack
18 July 2005 | by (quezon city, philippines) – See all my reviews

So you think you've known all the facts straight on the movie Jaws? Think again. Adam and Jamie try to bust 5 Myths from the movie and you'll find it disappointing why you didn't know that before you watch the flick. Can a shark break a steel cage? Can a shark breakthrough a hole in a boat? Can it pull three barrels underwater for a long time? Can it pull the boat itself? and of course can a scuba tank blow up when shot at? From San Francisco to the Bahamas. From Bruce to a Shark Ram. Don't forget the MTV. And the show doesn't end without exploding something! All these myths would be tried and tested by our wackiest special effects duo with the help of their beloved friend Buster of course! Must see for all those Jaws' fans.


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