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MythBusters 

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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

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Peter Rees
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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Robert Lee Robert Lee ...  Narrator 294 episodes, 2003-2018
Jamie Hyneman ...  Self - Host 284 episodes, 2003-2018
Adam Savage ...  Self - Host 284 episodes, 2003-2018
Kari Byron ...  Self - Host / ... 241 episodes, 2003-2018
Tory Belleci ...  Self - Host / ... 241 episodes, 2004-2018
Grant Imahara ...  Self - Host / ... 216 episodes, 2005-2018
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Mythbusters takes myths, tall tales and urban legends and gives them the scientific treatment to determine their validity. Myths are proved true, probable, possible, improbable or busted. Often after the real-world practical tests have proved or debunked a Myth, the team will take the experiment to the extreme, many times using more modern technology than the myth could have used or upping the black powder for impressive explosions. Written by FMJ_Joker

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This isn't your 8th grade science class. See more »


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Trivia

Jamie Hyneman and Grant Imahara are both former competitors in BattleBots (2000). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the title sequence used during seasons 1-4, the formula for the area of a circle is shown as two times pi times the radius squared (A=2*PI*r2) but the actual formula for the area of a circle is pi times the radius squared (A=PI*r2). See more »

Quotes

Kari: [testing vodka as a poison oak remedy] I hope you don't have a date tonight. Showing up smelling like liquor with poison oak.
Salvatore: [laughs] Works every time!
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Alternate Versions

In 2006, the British Broadcasting Corporation began transmitting Mythbusters on BBC 2 edited to 30 minute run-times. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Warehouse 13: Don't Hate the Player (2011) See more »

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The Discovery Channel's new hit
18 February 2004 | by dokmartinSee all my reviews

This show is, quite possibly, the coolest new show that has hit the telly in some time. I watch it every time it is on, and the new shows are getting better. The hosts play well off of each other. Jamie being the more serious one and Adam being the more hyper one. Watching them blow stuff up is good, as it feeds the pyromaniac that all people have. Hopefully the first season will come out on dvd soon. My only question is : What else have these two done? Their bios on IMdB are woefully uninlightening. I did not know that Jamie and his workshop, M5, were behind that cool Nike remote control car. I was floored when I found out. I see nothing but good thing from this show in the future. I wonder what they do with all the myths that they construct to use on the show? Hopefully. they keep them somewere in Jamie's shop. Will we see a Mythbusters exibit in the future? Stay tuned...


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English

Release Date:

23 January 2003 (USA) See more »

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