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(Sep. 13, 2011)
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are special effects experts who will stop at nothing to find the truth. Using modern day science, they put everyday myths and urban legends to the test to determine what s busted...and what's confirmed. Joined by fellow MythBusters Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara, this team is always ready to take it to the next level...with explosive results!
(Sep. 21, 2010)
The MythBusters, Jamie and Adam, two special effects experts with over 30 years of experience, set out to methodically bust three urban legends in each episode. They test myths to prove or disprove what is real and what is truly urban legend
Includes 10 Episodes:
Swimming in Syrup
Car vs Rain
Thermite vs. Ice
Knock Your Socks Off
Duct Tape Hour
Bonus Episode: Viewer Special Threequel
(Apr. 06, 2010)
Hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, and build team members Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara, the MYTHBUSTERS mix scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation. The team s combined backgrounds in animatronics, robotics, model building and prototyping arm them with the ability to create anything they need to test a myth.
Ten Complete Episodes, including:
Alaska Special -If left alone in the remote hills of Alaska, can you really go mad? Plus, Pick-Up Ice Plunge & Moose Mayhem.
NASA Moon Landing-On this episode of Mythbusters, the Moon Landing Hoax Hour, the team tackles the tallest tale of all! Did NASA pull off the greatest cover-up in human history?
Exploding Steak- Jamie and Adam start from scratch to see if tough steak really can be tenderized with high-explosives. Plus, Don't Drive Angry
Blind Driving -In Scent of a Woman, a blind Al Pacino takes the wheel of a Ferrari and cruises down the back streets of NYC; Adam and Jamie take turns in putting on the blindfold to try this out. But there's a twist!
Plus, three golf myths!
(Feb. 23, 2010)
In each episode of this fascinating disc, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, the MYTHBUSTERS, set out to explore three urban legends. Can a penny dropped from a skyscraper kill a pedestrian walking below? Can a bullet made out of ice kill someone and then vanish without a trace? As special effects experts with over 30 years of experience, Jamie and Adam do all they can to answer these age-old questions. Episodes:
EXPLODING TOILET: Will a toilet explode when a flammable substance is sprayed into the bowl and then ignited with a match? Do you get wetter running or walking in the rain? Can assassins use bullets made of ice in order to not leave evidence in their victims? Our intrepid heroes find out.
CELL PHONE DESTROYS GAS STATION: Jamie and Adam test whether or not using a cell phone at a gas station causes the pump to explode. Also, do silicon breast implants explode with pressure at high altitudes? And can high-speed CD-ROM drives really shatter compact discs.
PENNY DROP: The MythBusters explore the penny dropped from a skyscraper can kill a pedestrian below and test whether you can literally bake yourself on a tanning bed. Then they ask, could Lucille Ball have broken a Japanese spy ring by picking up radio signals in her tooth fillings?
EXPLODING LIGHTER: The guys have a gas exploring the myth of the Exploding Lighter can a disposable butane lighter suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite? The duo also test the myths of the Silver Dollar, Gunslinger and the Hangmans Noose.
(May. 05, 2009)
From gadgets that give superheroes incredible powers to the enduring controversy over the NASA moon landing, MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage have a ball testing out urban legends, exposing fakery and trying TV and movie tricks themselves. If you've ever wondered, ?Could that ever be true?? or ?How did they do that?,? don't miss these 12 fascinating episodes from Seasons 5 and 6.
(Dec. 02, 2008)
Prepare yourself for the kind of fun that requires safety goggles as the MythBusters team takes on tales of exploding pants, steam-powered machine guns and jailbreak methods and blasts a host of hoaxes to smithereens. Then it's time for martinis and tuxedos as Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage put 007's most outrageous gadgets, getaways and guns to the test in action that will leave you shaken and stirred!
Salsa Escape: Jamie and Adam attempt to bust out of a Mexican jail using only salsa - will spicy or mild be the best choice? Then in the biggest blast test yet, the MythBusters see if a massive amount of explosives can break up a cement truck filled to the brim with hardened cement.
Exploding Port-a-Potty: Could you wind up with third-degree burns from a port-a-potty by lighting a cigarette inside it? The build team will use Adam's "special sample" and find out if human waste can really create enough methane to produce this explosive result.
Exploding Pants: Jamie and Adam probe a farm fashion disaster as they solve the mystery of a farmer's exploding pants. Then Adam and Jamie tackle "the Great Gas Conspiracy" and investigate whether the fuel and car companies deliberately make gas-guzzling cars to increase their profits.
Air-Cylinder Rocket: Can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank through a cinder-block wall? The MythBusters team builds the launch pad?then runs for cover. Then Jamie and Adam explore whether it's possible to get an engine running with black powder.
Exploding Lighter: Find out if leaving a small butane cigarette lighter in your car on a sunny day can cause your vehicle to explode into flames. Next, the MythBusters try and shoot down some popular "Gunslinger" myths, such as, "is it possible to shoot a hole clean through a tossed coin"?
Grenades and Guns: Jame and Adam tackle Tinseltown action-hero cliches: Will a heroic dive onto a live grenade actually save your buddies? Will dunking the ticking time bomb in water dampen the explosion? And finally, will putting a grenade in the fridge chill things out?
Exploding Water Heater: Join the MythBusters as they see if an ordinary water heater can build up so much pressure that it rockets through the roof of a house! Meanwhile, the team tries on some all-American legends about blue jeans' flammability.
Confederate Steam Gun: The team creates a mythic Civil War-era weapon: a steam-powered machine gun rumored to have fired 400 rounds a minute at a 300-yard range. But could it shoot to kill? And find out if you really can trip up the results in a polygraph test.
James Bond Special - Part 1: See the MythBusters create a watch that can deflect a bullet like Bond's could in Live and Let Die, and find out if it's possible to blow up a propane tank by shooting it with a handgun. Then the team recreates 007's most spectacular speed-boat getaways and more killer spy-movie magic.
James Bond Special - Part 2: In Part 2, Jamie and Adam pack high explosives into an ordinary ballpoint pen, create a deadly bowler hat to see if it could really slice the head off a statue and build giant steel jaws to see if a metal-mouthed super villain could really chomp through steel cables.
(Apr. 08, 2008)
A large woman becomes stuck when she's suction-sealed onto an airplane toilet seat during a flight, requiring the crew to land before they could help her off - myth or actual danger? Only two men are brave or foolish enough to find out: MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. The foremost experts on myth crushing, Jamie and Adam pit their thirty years of experience in special effects work against the most dangerous and bizarre theories and tales of all time. In this explosive collection of top-rated episodes from the first three seasons, the MythBusters go to unheard of lengths in their mission to ferret out the fallacious and the phony from the factual.
Includes these 12 favorite episodes:
Jet-Assisted Chevy, Biscuit Bazooka, Poppy Seed Drug Test, Alcatraz Escape, Chicken Gun, Breakstep Bridge, Buried in Concrete, Ancient Death Ray, Beat the Radar Detector, Boom Lift Catapult, Breaking Glass, Border Slingshot
(Oct. 16, 2007)
Ever wonder if human teeth could stop a speeding bullet? You're about to find out! Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are back to test a host of the most insane and dangerous myths ever dreamed of. No theory is safe from the scrutiny of the MythBusters, who take on the Hindenburg disaster, Tesla's Earthquake Machine, the Mentos mint-Diet Coke Internet myth and much, much more! From the wacky (can a hurricane blow the feathers off a chicken?) to the death-defying, Hyneman and Savage go where no reasonable people have gone before in separating the reality from the ridiculous!
EPISODES: Helium Football: Field test helium-filled footballs to find out if they stay aloft higher and longer than regulation air-filled balls. Then face a firing line to discover the bullet-halting capability of human teeth.
Bullets Fired Up: See if celebratory bullets shot into the air can kill when they return to Earth, and find out whether low-grade vodka can be transformed into a top-shelf spirit with an ordinary household water filter.
Killer Whirlpool: Literature is filled with nautical tales of ships being sucked to deathly ocean depths by killer whirlpools, but could such a thing really happen? Then discover whether snowplows can blow a car off the road or if that?s just a snow job.
Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2: Test the most high-tech home alarm systems on the market, including stripping down to birthday suits, getting sprayed with dry-ice and donning a Big Bird-like yellow rug to evade burglary detection.
Deadly Straw: Test burning barnyard myths like whether a hurricane can blow the feathers of a chicken.
Earthquake Machine: Take on Nikolai Tesla, one of the greatest scientists and inventor of all time. Unbelievably coming up with a working prototype of Tesla's Earthquake Machine, the pair put a California bridge to the test.
Diet Coke and Mentos: Inspired by an Internet myth, the MythBusters pair various sodas and candies together until they create the most explosive cocktail possible. Then: Can putting a postage stamp on a helicopter's rotor blades send it into a tailspin?
Anti-Gravity Device: Celebrate the magic of the holiday season by loading strings of hot lights on a Christmas tree to see how long it takes for the tree to burst into flames.
Firearms Folklore: Test the likelihood that a criminal's bullet could hit and then jam the chamber of a policeman's revolver and whether a sniper could kill another by shooting straight down the enemy gun scope.
Holiday Special: Yodel to an avalanche in this special episode, then exhaustively test for the best Christmas tree-water cocktail to keep the needles from falling off.
Pirate Special: Test period swords, cannons, guns and the laundry-cleaning capabilities of grog.
Hindenburg Mystery: It's generally accepted that the hydrogen keeping the Hindenburg afloat sparked the infamous inferno, but could other chemical reactions actually have caused the blaze?
Underwater Car: The team willingly recreates many people's worst nightmare: being trapped in a car submerged in water after a crash.
(May. 22, 2007)
WATCH AS POP CULTURE'S MOST BAFFLING URBAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS ARE DEBUNKED, DECODED AND DEMYSTIFIED BY MYTHBUSTERS JAMIE HYNEMAN AND ADAM SAVAGE, WHO BLOW THE LID OFF THAT STUFF YOU'VE ALWAYS WONDERED ABOUT, LIKE: CAN THE FILLINGS IN YOUR TEETH REALLY PICK UP RADIO SIGNALS? ARE TANNING BED PATRONS GETTING BAKED FROM INSIDE OUT, AND COULD SILICONE IMPLANTS ACTUALLY EXPLODE AT A HIGH ALTITUDE? LEARN THESE ANSWERS AND MORE IN TESTS THAT SEPARATE THE REAL FROM THE REALLY OUT THERE! THIS FASCINATING COLLECTION OF 12 EPISODES FROM SEASONS 2 AND 3, AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ONE FOUR-DVD BOX SET, INCLUDES A NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN BONUS FEATURE: "MYTHBUSTERS: REVEALED" -- A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK THAT REVEALS ALL THE GAFFES, GOOFS AND EXPERIMENTS GONE AWRY THAT MAKE UP A TYPICAL EPISODE OF MYTHBUSTERS. FIND THESE EXCITING EPISODES IN THIS SPECIAL COLLECTION: EXPLODING TOILET BARREL OF BRICKS CELL PHONE DESTROYS GAS STATION PENNY DROP BURIED ALIVE LIGHTNING STRIKES/TONGUE PIERCING KILLER BRACE POSITION COOLING A SIX-PACK IS YAWNING CONTAGIOUS? HOLLYWOOD ON TRIAL SON OF A GUN SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP
(Mar. 20, 2007)
Studio: Image Entertainment Release Date: 03/20/2007