Best Episodes Of MythBusters

MythBustersMythBusters is a TV series starring Robert Lee, Jamie Hyneman, and Adam Savage. A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Release Date: January 2003

10. Mega Movie Myths

Air Date: 13 Sep. 2006
Season 4, Episode 19

Pure Movie Myths – Indiana Jones canopy drop, Austin Powers ejector seat, Underworld floor shooting escape, cut a sword with a sword, and finally, Dukes of Hazzard car jump.

9. Escape from Alcatraz/Duck Quack/Stud Finder

MythBusters Season 1 Episode 11Air Date: 12 Dec. 2003
Season 1, Episode 11

Jamie and Adam try to escape from Alcatraz using a raft made from raincoats. In between, they test to see if duck quacks can echo and if Red Cross has mind control chips for their patients.

8. Duct Tape Island

MythBusters Season 10 Episode 1Air Date: 25 Mar. 2012
Season 10, Episode 1

Can Adam and Jamie survive on a deserted island using just duct tape?

7. Airplane Hour

MythBusters Season 5 Episode 25Air Date: 12 Dec. 2007
Season 5, Episode 25

Jamie and Adam take wing to test if a person with no flight training can safely land a 747 and if a plane can take off from a conveyor belt speeding in the opposite direction. Tory, Grant, and Kari jump on some Hollywood-inspired skydiving myths.

6. Hindenburg Mystery

MythBusters Season 5 Episode 1Air Date: 10 Jan. 2007
Season 5, Episode 1

In this action-packed episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles, while Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face – and have to flee – from some of Nature’s natural-born killers.

5. Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 1

MythBusters Season 4 Episode 11Air Date: 12 Jul. 2006
Season 4, Episode 11

Adam and Jamie test whether Hollywood heists are really possible.

4. Duct Tape Hour

MythBusters Season 7 Episode 13Air Date: 14 Oct. 2009
Season 7, Episode 13

The Mythbusters try everything they can think of with duct tape; lift Jamie and lift a car, fix a boat and build a boat. Then to squeeze in everyone’s favorite, explosions, they build a cannon.

3. Mentos and Soda

MythBusters Season 4 Episode 14Air Date: 9 Aug. 2006
Season 4, Episode 14

Jamie and Adam try to scientifically explain the recently publicized and highly entertaining chemical reaction caused as a result of placing a Mentos candy into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke. The rest of the Mythbusters team explores the possibility of a standard postage stamp causing enough imbalance in the rotating assemblies of a helicopter to cause it to crash.

2. Flights of Fantasy

MythBusters Season 13 Episode 8Air Date: 25 Jul. 2015
Season 13, Episode 8

Stow your tray tables because in this aviation extravaganza Adam and Jamie tackle two flights of fantasy that sees a MythBuster launched to the edge of space. How tough is U-2 aircraft? How practical is a remote control multi rotor drone?

1. Mythbusters: The Reunion

Air Date: 5 Mar. 2016
Season 14, Episode 10

Jamie, Adam, and the build team (Kari, Grant, and Tory) reflect on their years together working on Mythbusters. Celebrities offer their thanks to the cast and crew as the series wraps up after 14 years.