8.3/10
48,812
55 user 7 critic

MythBusters 

Trailer
0:48 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

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

Creator:

Peter Rees
Reviews
Popularity
1,509 ( 36)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



15   14   13   12   11   10   … See all »
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   … See all »
Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

How It's Made (TV Series 2001)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Television series that documents how various everyday products are made.

Stars: Brooks T. Moore, Lynne Adams, Lynn Herzeg
Mythbusters Jr. (TV Series 2019)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The nation's most talented kids have a chance to show off their amazing ingenuity and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) skills.

Stars: Adam Savage, Allie Weber, Cannan Huey-You
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Scientists investigate unusual events from pop culture, science and history.

Stars: Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, Grant Imahara
Dirty Jobs (2005–2012)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Follows the exploits Mike Rowe as he performs various dirty and dangerous jobs in Australia.

Stars: Mike Rowe, David M. Barsky, Doug Glover
MythBusters: The Search (TV Series 2017)
Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A reality competition show that aims to find the next stars to continue the popular MythBusters (2003) series.

Stars: Kyle Hill, Robert Lee, Brian Louden
Man vs. Wild (2006–2020)
Adventure | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills.

Stars: Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Jake Gyllenhaal
How Do They Do It? (TV Series 2006)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This program is about engineering and scientific miracles and the people whose ability to solve problems make them happen.

Stars: Chris Broyles, Iain Lee, Michael Pongracz
How Stuff Works (TV Series 2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

HowStuffWorks is about the stuff that makes the world go 'round. It's truly incredible to see the ingenious lengths people go to in order to extract rubber and iron, corn and wheat, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Gabe Doran, Mike Senese, David Heber
Dirty Jobs (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This show contains the 3 pilot episodes of Dirty Jobs from 2003 including bat cave scavenger, worm dung farmer and roadkill cleaner.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Jim Bintliff, Don Brewer
Megastructures (TV Series 2004)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This documentary series focuses on extreme construction projects -- be they the biggest, tallest, longest or deepest in the world -- and the machines used to create extraordinary structures.

Stars: Jonathan Hart, Tom Goodman-Hill, Greg Stebner
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Lee Robert Lee ...  Narrator 295 episodes, 2003-2018
Jamie Hyneman ...  Himself - Host 284 episodes, 2003-2018
Adam Savage ...  Himself - Host 284 episodes, 2003-2018
Kari Byron ...  Herself - Host / ... 244 episodes, 2003-2018
Tory Belleci ...  Himself - Host / ... 241 episodes, 2004-2018
Grant Imahara ...  Himself - Host / ... 216 episodes, 2005-2018
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Stupéfiants See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

To date (2015) MythBusters is the longest-running TV series in the Discovery Channel's history. 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

Adam: Well, hopefully that's our job, to strap rockets onto everything!
See more »

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 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Pool Shark (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

Just love it, and you learn a lot
22 April 2005 | by catrandomSee all my reviews

A fine show, co-hosted by an up-for-anything redheaded seeming goofball (who's actually quite smart and occasionally capable of startling arrogance) and a muscular, mustachioed pain in the a**.

There's obviously tension between the hosts, but it seems to make for more effort and better work on all sides. (One exchange that made it to air: "Quit whining, you big baby"/"F*** off!"/Sound of off-camera things breaking).

They do much useful debunking, but the guys being competitive is what's the most fun about MB. I kinda wish the show hadn't promoted Kari, Tori and Grant to effective co-hosts, since it means less A&J, but the hosts may have real lives to get back to, and perhaps it's been discovered that they do better if they don't spend quite so much time together.


29 of 46 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 55 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed