In this action-packed episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles, while Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face - and have to flee - from some of Nature's natural-born killers. Written by
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They declare the skin dope myth of the Hindenburg fire "busted" because the skin alone did not burn but combined with the gas inside to cause the fire. However, this is incorrect since the skin dope theory never suggests that the gas played no role in the Hindenburg explosion. Instead it argues that the fire started with the dope and then moved to the gas. The Mythbuster's experiment confirms the skin dope theory since in their test of the combined skin and gas model the model burns in almost precisely the same way as the real airship did. See more
[Adam has rattled himself by putting fire to a box filled with hydrogen
...Okay?... Is everybody okay...?
Uh, fresh underwear for Mr. Savage, please.