02:02 MythBusters To test the myth thoroughly, the Build Team obtained three different kinds of insects: cockroaches. The MythBusters chose Marshall as one of several NASA locations for an episode to debunk the notion that NASA never landed on the Moon. I would love to see a full-on 2 hour reunion MythBusters special with all the surviving MythBusters (which sadly means no … Finally, the Build Team decided to fill the car with industrial strength foam, which would expand much more than shaving cream. Not sure about DVD but on Amazon Prime several of the episodes have really bad audio balancing to the point you can hardly hear what they are saying. There is no consistent system for organizing MythBusters episodes into seasons. One was a set of steel teeth set in a normal bone jaw, and the other set was a jaw and teeth made out of hardened steel. Even though the show seems to get crazy at times, it is all based on real scientific premises and makes learning more interesting and fun. Grant then tested his rope and found that the bedsheets were strong enough to hold his weight. See why (and how we can tell). Adam and Jamie decided to retest this myth from their previous Shark Week special due to fear that their use of a real fish skewed the results (by allowing the sharks to see and smell the fish as well as hear it). This is a movie myth based upon a scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. After the first three episodes I figured it was over because that was about all I knew of urban myths.” But it took 14 years for the material to thin out. Adam and Jamie built a makeshift electromagnet by wrapping wire around a metal screw and connecting it to some batteries. ... episodes of MythBusters. He was equipped with stop switches for eyes and two sets of teeth (one metal, and a softer set for the test). I know the first four in the specials are, but I think they are corrupted. They took a photo and all the shadows in the photo were parallel, as the myth proposed. A5 2 In this Mythbusters episode Jamie Hyneman, and Adam Savage seek to discover for techniques to help an individual sober up. Puoi modificare le tue preferenze in qualsiasi momento in Le tue impostazioni per la privacy. According to the October 28, 2012 episode of MythBusters, he suffers from acrophobia. The illusion was partially achieved by having a crewmember walk backwards in the background so he would appear to walk normally in the final video. i. Adam channels his very best impression of a British (we think) and well-armed hit man. Retrieved on March 17, 2008, This Week at NASA audio. Next Episode. Several explanations on why this is so were also given. However they needed an unrealistically large pen to completely destroy the top half of the foam dummy they used. The Build Team built the cannon according to the specifications shown in the video and replicated the experiment. Directed by Tabitha Lentle. However, one gram of sodium was not powerful enough to damage the wall (or even the bottle it was in), and 100 grams of sodium was also not enough. Do alleged ways of sobering up really work? Picking a lock using light bulb filaments. Finally, the MythBusters resorted to using a series of thirteen super powerful permanent, A person can shoot a propane tank with a 9 mm pistol and make it explode. This is a list of the various myths tested on the show as well as the results of the experiments (the myth is busted, plausible, or confirmed). A viewer asks Jamie for a nerdy pick-up line, while another seeks advice on the best way to teach a teenager to drive. The MythBusters first performed a small scale test with a model airplane and a small conveyor belt and were not able to get the model plane to take off from the belt, it merely fell off the front of the conveyor belt. As they test the rig, the arms slam together, and the plastic hands utterly shatter. In the end, Adam and Jamie both agree that, while the sound of the fish flapping can very well get the sharks' interests up initially, it is not enough to hold that interest without additional stimuli. C4 makes a huge fireball, and from just 50 yards away, can knock a golf ball on the edge of the hole into the cup. It failed to halt deer slug or rounds from a, A belt buckle (only found on the Discovery Channel website). Not even tracer rounds were successful. Were some of the photos from the moon landing fake? They then tested a model remote-controlled plane on a moving length of paper. With such conclusive results as well as historical record on their side, the Build Team declared the myth confirmed. After creating the rope, Tory found that it would be strong enough to support his weight. Tory and Grant drove a test course through deserted suburban streets (an abandoned military housing subdivision for the former, One of the NASA photos is fake because the shadows of the rocks and, The MythBusters built a small scale replica of the lunar landing site with a flat surface and a single distant spotlight to represent the Sun. Gunpowder can be set off by a car battery by using seawater to conduct the spark. The plane moved forward from its starting position and took off. Even without pure helium inside it (a mixture containing air was used to limit, A person can surf on a wave generated by a few pounds of explosives as shown in an Internet. They were not necessarily testing these myths to bust or confirm them, but whether they had the smarts and the ability to make them work without any preparation. This was a web exclusive mini myth that Kari, Grant, and Tory tested. The Build Team also concluded that the size of the canister needed to contain two and a half sticks of dynamite would make the harpoon too heavy to hit a target 100 feet (30 m) away. Was the film from the moon faked, and just slowed down? RELATED: MythBusters: The 10 Worst Episodes Of The Show, According To IMDb This was explained by the fact that the insects do not need as much. Yahoo fa parte del gruppo Verizon Media. There is a difference between shaken and stirred martinis. Though this is not actually a myth, the Build Team decided to test why James Bond prefers his martinis "shaken, not stirred.". Although the bullet did pass through the belt buckle, a Deputy Sheriff who had been shot in the belt buckle and survived spoke with Jamie and Adam, saying the bullet caused a large bruise but lodged in his shirt. “These techniques range from drinking a cup of black coffee, vigorous exercise, an individual dunking their head in ice cold water, and getting slapped in the face” (Mythbusters: Sober up techniques, part 1, n.d). A Science Channel Special: Four finalists head to San Francisco to conduct experiments with the cast of ``MythBusters.'' Data de estreia. The cast conducted tests involving a feather, a weight, a lunar soil boot print, and a flag in a vacuum. During the test, the hwacha performed almost perfectly, firing 199 of the 200 arrows which all landed near the target army. A Hwacha can fire 200 arrows at once at a range of 500 yards (460 m) and the arrows will explode on impact. Kari's rated photos of 30 men and had a total score of 154. May be moved on March 10, 2008, "MythBusters : Viewer's Choice Poll : Discovery Channel", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=MythBusters_(2008_season)&oldid=931185316, Television articles with incorrect naming style, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Jamie built an electromagnet that could fit inside a wristwatch and mounted it near a target. This myth had formed part of the plot of the 2006 movie. Chili pepper and/or salsa is a good deterrent against sharks. The MythBusters went to Alaska as part of the Discovery Channel's Alaska Week.. Adam and Jamie first visited the zoo to obtain a variety of feces to try to polish. The Build Team received a request to test whether the final scene in the film Deep Blue Sea where the protagonists destroy the last shark with a harpoon gun, some gunpowder, and a car battery, was possible. Adam and Jamie tested several alleged methods for sobering up quickly. Tory was able to hit Hugo accurately in exactly the same spot that was shown in the movie. A plane cannot take off while sitting on a conveyor belt moving at the same speed in the opposite direction. They then attempted the full-scale test with a moving bike. On this all-viral episode of MythBusters, the team puts the most requested YouTube myths to the test. Anthony deflected the arrow with his sword and was able to close the distance and "kill" Adam before he had time to loose his second shot. Previous Episode. Only a strong man can tear a phone book in half. The myth was said to be borne out of claims from several survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. The Build Team tested this weapon in 3 parts. Adam pointed out that arrowheads would have been akin to caveman technology, and would be widely used. The steaks were cooked and compared to two controls, an untouched steak and a steak with powdered meat tenderizer. To maximize objectivity, the MythBusters decided to look at a number of sample photos and rate them while sober and again while drunk. Will a feather and a hammer drop at the same rate in a vacuum? They repeated the test with a low sports car at the highest test track speed to give the moose the best chance of clearing the roof, but again it was not enough and the moose damaged the car enough that any driver would have been seriously injured. (This test is only shown on the website.). 0:30. Final Season Trailer. They then ran similar passenger cars into the moose at different speeds and found that while greater speeds did make the moose hit higher, it still did not clear the car and still caused extreme amounts of damage. They then tried coal walking, and easily crossed them. Could the ancient Korean Hwacha actually do what is claimed? Taking footage from the show, the Build Team built an ultralight plane out of, An ultralight plane can make a safe landing while gliding. On this clip show episode of MythBusters, Adam, Jamie, Kari, Tory and Grant get all nostalgic with a look back at their top 25 most celebrated MythBusters moments. Lying face up took the smallest amount of time, while lying face down—like someone would on a surf board—was much harder. Dropping from the trapeze bar was barely faster than starting from a standstill, while riding the zipline was slower. Kari, Grant and Tory respond to questions about Kari's new favorite episode, Duct Tape Hour 2, including why they tested the myth in the first place. Driving while angry decreases fuel economy. For running, Kari, Tory, and Grant each ran a distance of 30 feet (9.1 m), first from a standstill, then dropping from a trapeze bar while running in air, and finally riding a zipline to the starting line while running in air. After putting some fur over the gel, the results were the same, and it was noted that the arrowheads made bigger wounds in the target, which would mean faster bleeding to death for the animal. While it was not perfect, it was good enough to direct the MythBusters to their next objective. However, neither jaw was able to cut through the one inch cable they used with normal human bite strength. Tory quickly found that toilet paper itself did not have very strong tensile strength, and decided to twist the toilet paper into multiple yarns to create rope. During the actual test, Grant successfully managed to climb down the rope (though suffering from a bad case of. However, under the SUV, the dynamite did next to nothing. The Build Team first tested this myth using a canister with the same dimensions as in the movie, which could only hold 28 grams of powder, which did not even disturb the surface of the water, and caused minimal damage to Hugo. Kari demonstrated that even without engine power, an ultralight plane can stay in the air long enough for the pilot to safely land. A shark will attack a dog swimming in the water, as the dog's swimming mimics the vibrations of an injured fish. These attempts did not succeed, so they hooked up a pair of cars to try to pull the phone books apart. Within minutes, sharks began to notice and tried to bite it. They found an arrow could travel that far if enough powder is used. They found that 9 mm rounds were not powerful enough to breach the tank, but shotgun shells and 7.62 NATO caliber rifle rounds were more than enough to pierce the tank. Adam showed that there is a trick to tearing apart a phone book. ... test some sobering up myths, and rebuild an ancient war machine, the Hwacha. The Build Team first tested how much heat could be transferred into a bare foot by walking over coals with heat-resistant silicone. Informazioni su dispositivo e connessione Internet, incluso l'indirizzo IP, Attività di navigazione e di ricerca durante l'utilizzo dei siti web e delle app di Verizon Media. A cell phone deals with frequency within the range of human speech, which is less than 10 kHz. Based on a scene in, The MythBusters obtained a boat which was identical to the model Bond used in the movie. A person can blow a man-sized hole in a wall with one gram of sodium reacting with water. See Tune-In Times. Adam walked too fast and had hot coals stuck under his toes, meaning they stayed in contact with his skin longer than normal. Both regularly took cognitive tests (to measure mental capacity) and saliva tests (to measure stress). After measuring the powder, the Build Team calculated that it would take at least 450 flares worth of gunpowder to equal two and a half sticks of dynamite, instead of the ten shown in the movie. On this episode of Mythbusters, Jamie, Adam and Kari apply some science to the theory that the more you drink, the more attractive you find the opposite sex. In the weeks before the broadcast of the MacGyver special, the MythBusters were advertising this special using the following mini myths. Could a person find and poke the eyes of a shark in the fury of a shark attack? The Alcatraz: The Alcatraz, in an episode where the one-and-only successful (in terms of getting off the island) escape could've succeded in the sense of getting to dry land. Not even 10 tons worth of force was able to force the teeth through the cable, with the. Tory and Grant originally intended for Adam and Jamie to build a potato cannon and left the requisite materials, but the MythBusters had different ideas. When they put Robo dog in the water there was no behavior from the sharks that changed because of the robot, even when the urine and scent was released. 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