MythBusters: Season 1, Episode 7

Penny Drop/Deadly Microwaves/Radio Tooth Fillings (17 Oct. 2003)

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Jamie and Adam test whether a penny dropped from a skyscraper will embed in concrete and whether it is possible to pick up radio signals through tooth fillings. They also examine several myths surrounding microwave ovens.

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Jamie and Adam test whether a penny dropped from a skyscraper will embed in concrete and whether it is possible to pick up radio signals through tooth fillings. They also examine several myths surrounding microwave ovens.

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[after accidentally shooting one of the shop's fluorescent lights]
Jamie: Whoops! We should get out of here. That's mercury vapor.
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