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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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Wednesday, November 15

Mythbusters returns with new hosts Jonathan and Brian.


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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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

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They have one cause. Leave no urban legend untested. See more »


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23 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Les Stupéfiants  »

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Trivia

The show is narrated by Robin Banks for the UK version. 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

Jamie: It's a beautiful day at the bomb range. Birds are singing, rabbits are hopping about... and pretty soon there's gonna be a big explosion.
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Connections

Referenced in Limitless: Undercover! (2016) See more »

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The name says it all.
18 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is nothing but fun. You can only hope that some of the individuals who pass on these urban myths will watch this and start using there head when it comes to passing on these ridiculous stories. That being said, it's a lot of fun watching these guys use science, engineering, and art to debunk, or in some cases prove possible some the stories we've all heard while growing up. Well worth watching, for all ages.


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