Mythbusters

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MythbustersBlown Away, Brown Note & Water Torture: Can you really be 'blown away' in a gunfight? Can a constant drip of water falling on your head become unbearable? (S2 Ep12)Thu, Feb 16, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersMing Dynasty Astronaut, Free Energy & Killer Fan: Adam and Jamie test out a myth that says the first man in space was not Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, but Wan Hu, a Chinese Astrologer. (S2 Ep11)Wed, Feb 15, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersCatapult & Altamont Raceway: Adam and Jamie find out which is the more fuel-efficient way to keep cool - turning your air con on, or winding the windows down. (S2 Ep9)Mon, Feb 13, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersPing Pong Salvage & Carried Away: Can you raise a sunken boat using ping pong balls? And just how many fairground balloons would it take to lift a child into the air? (S2 Ep8)Fri, Feb 10, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersKiller Deck, Exploding Jawbreaker & Static Cannon: Can a playing card be used as a lethal weapon? The idea was first pitched in a book by Ricky Jay, so the Mythbusters talk to him about it. (S2 Ep7)Thu, Feb 9, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersWhen Hairdryer and H20 Meet: In a truly electrifying experiment, Adam and Jamie find out what actually happens when hairdryer and water meet. (S2 Ep6)Wed, Feb 8, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersPlywood Builder Myth: Adam and Jamie investigate the story of a builder who was caught by the wind whilst carrying a sheet of plywood on a skyscraper. He used the plywood as a glider to land. (S2 Ep5)Tue, Feb 7, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersWho's Ridden an Elevator in a High-Rise Building: Jamie and Adam look to answer a common question about lifts: if it falls, can I save myself by jumping as it's about to hit the ground? (S2 Ep4)Sat, Jan 14, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersOne of The World's Oldest Myths: In 215BC, did the Greek scientist Archimedes set fire to a Roman fleet using only mirrors and the reflected rays of the sun? (S2 Ep3)Sat, Jan 14, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersScuba Diver & Car Capers: Adam and Jamie look at the myth that a firefighting helicopter sucked up a scuba diver as it filled its water tank, which it then dumped over a forest fire. (S2 Ep2)Sat, Nov 26, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersCell Phone Blowing Up a Gas Station & The Chicken Gun: Can your mobile phone really blow up whilst you're getting petrol? (S2 Ep1)Sat, Nov 26, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersLarry's Lawn-Chair Balloon, Poppy-Seed Bagel & Goldfinger: Did Larry Walters really float to 16,000 feet by attaching weather balloons to his chair? (S1 Ep16)Sat, Nov 19, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersHunt for Hoffa, Jet Taxi & Daddy Longlegs: Jimmy Hoffa, champion of worker's rights, disappeared without trace in 1975. Was Hoffa buried in the concrete of the Giants Stadium in New Jersey? (S1 Ep15)Sat, Nov 19, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersExplosive Decompression, Frog Giggin & Rear Axle: What happens if a whole window blows out of a plane at 35,000 feet? And what happens when you tie a cable to the rear axle of a car? (S1 Ep12)Sat, Nov 5, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersThe Vacuum Toilet, The Biscuit Bazooka & The Leaping Lawyer: Can someone get stuck on a vacuum toilet? And can you weaken glass windows by banging on them? (S1 Ep11)Sat, Nov 5, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersChicken Gun, Octopus Pregnancy & Killer Laundry: Do frozen and thawed chickens have different effects when used to test the strength of train windscreens? (S1 Ep10)Sat, Oct 29, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersEscape from Alcatraz, Duck's Quacks Don't Echo & Mind Control Chips: Do duck quacks echo? Is the US government controlling people's minds? And Jamie and Adam try to escape from Alcatraz. (S1 Ep9)Sat, Oct 29, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBreakstep Bridge, Row Skiing & Toothbrush Surprise: Jamie and Adam test an old rowing boat to see if a rowing crew is strong and fast enough to pull a water skier. (S1 Ep14)Fri, Oct 28, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersTitanic, Trombone & Goldfish: Survivors of the Titanic said they were rowed away from the doomed vessel because of the vortex caused by the ship. Adam and Jamie investigate. (S1 Ep13)Thu, Oct 27, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersExplosive Decompression, Frog Giggin & Rear Axle: What happens if a whole window blows out of a plane at 35,000 feet? And what happens when you tie a cable to the rear axle of a car? (S1 Ep12)Wed, Oct 26, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersThe Vacuum Toilet, The Biscuit Bazooka & The Leaping Lawyer: Can someone get stuck on a vacuum toilet? And can you weaken glass windows by banging on them? (S1 Ep11)Tue, Oct 25, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersChicken Gun, Octopus Pregnancy & Killer Laundry: Do frozen and thawed chickens have different effects when used to test the strength of train windscreens? (S1 Ep10)Mon, Oct 24, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersStinky Car & Raccoon Rocket: Can you clean an 'uncleanable' car? And what happens if you put petrol down a drain and then enter the drain to light it? (S1 Ep8)Sat, Oct 22, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersLightning Tongue Stud, Tree Cannon & You Can't Beat the Breath Test: Can wearing a tongue stud increase your chances of being hit by lightning? And myths are busted about breathalyser tests. (S1 Ep7)Sat, Oct 22, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersEscape from Alcatraz, Duck's Quacks Don't Echo & Mind Control Chips: Do duck quacks echo? Is the US government controlling people's minds? And Jamie and Adam try to escape from Alcatraz. (S1 Ep9)Fri, Oct 21, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersStinky Car & Raccoon Rocket: Can you clean an 'uncleanable' car? And what happens if you put petrol down a drain and then enter the drain to light it? (S1 Ep8)Thu, Oct 20, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersLightning Tongue Stud, Tree Cannon & You Can't Beat the Breath Test: Can wearing a tongue stud increase your chances of being hit by lightning? And myths are busted about breathalyser tests. (S1 Ep7)Wed, Oct 19, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersJet Assisted Take Off Chevy & Pop Rocks and Coke: Could a rocket assisted take off unit allow for a Chevy to become airborne? (S1 Ep6)Tue, Oct 18, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBuried Alive, Bridge Jump & Cola: Can you survive a fall from 200 feet by using a hammer to break the surface of the water? And does Cola dissolve tooth enamel? (S1 Ep5)Mon, Oct 17, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersJet Assisted Take Off Chevy & Pop Rocks and Coke: Could a rocket assisted take off unit allow for a Chevy to become airborne? (S1 Ep6)Sat, Oct 15, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBuried Alive, Bridge Jump & Cola: Can you survive a fall from 200 feet by using a hammer to break the surface of the water? And does Cola dissolve tooth enamel? (S1 Ep5)Sat, Oct 15, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersPenny Drop, Microwave Madness & Radio Tooth: Would a penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building be embedded in the concrete below? And does water heated in a microwave explode? (S1 Ep4)Fri, Oct 14, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBarrel of Bricks, Third Rail & Eel Skin Wallet: Could an eel skin wallet demagnetise credit cards inside it? Should builders worry about how many bricks they lower from scaffolding at once? (S1 Ep3)Thu, Oct 13, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersPenny Drop, Microwave Madness & Radio Tooth: Would a penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building be embedded in the concrete below? And does water heated in a microwave explode? (S1 Ep4)Sat, Oct 8, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBarrel of Bricks, Third Rail & Eel Skin Wallet: Could an eel skin wallet demagnetise credit cards inside it? Should builders worry about how many bricks they lower from scaffolding at once? (S1 Ep3)Sat, Oct 8, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
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MythbustersEscape Slide Parachute, Exploding Hair Cream and Fuselage Freefall: Jamie and Adam test the parachute qualities of airline evacuation equipment in the Mojave Desert. (S2 Ep24)Thu, Oct 6, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
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MythbustersBorder Slingshot: Adam and Jamie test out the myth that illegal immigrants are firing themselves two hundred yards across the Mexican border and into the United States. (S2 Ep22)Tue, Oct 4, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersBulletproof Water & 360 Degree Swing: Is water as bulletproof as it is in films? And if you push hard enough can you get a swing to go all the way around a swing set - up and over the bar? (S2 Ep21)Mon, Oct 3, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersCell Phone, Silicon Breasts & CD-ROM Shattering: Can using your mobile phone whilst getting petrol potentially cause a fire? And can a change in atmospheric pressure affect breast implants? (S1 Ep2)Sat, Oct 1, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersWill a toilet filled with bug spray explode? Who gets wetter - a person running through the rain or a person walking? And could a bullet made of ice melt without leaving any evidence?(S1 Ep1)Sat, Oct 1, 4:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersCooling a Six-Pack, Ancient Electricity & Rebuilding Buster: What's the fastest way to cool a six-pack of beer down to drinking temperature? And could a 2000-year-old battery exist? (S2 Ep16)Mon, Sep 26, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersChinese Invasion Alarm and Five Second Rule: Was there really a subterranean sonar system in China that could apparently detect and intercept an invasion? (S2 Ep26)Sat, Sep 24, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
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MythbustersDrive Shaft Pole Vault & Exploding Porta Potty: If a car's driveshaft breaks at the front universal joint, could the driveshaft drop into a pothole and lift the car into the air? (S2 Ep14)Thu, Sep 22, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersMing Dynasty Astronaut, Free Energy & Killer Fan: Adam and Jamie test out a myth that says the first man in space was not Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, but Wan Hu, a Chinese Astrologer. (S2 Ep11)Mon, Sep 19, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
MythbustersEscape Slide Parachute, Exploding Hair Cream and Fuselage Freefall: Jamie and Adam test the parachute qualities of airline evacuation equipment in the Mojave Desert. (S2 Ep24)Sat, Sep 17, 5:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
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MythbustersKiller Deck, Exploding Jawbreaker & Static Cannon: Can a playing card be used as a lethal weapon? The idea was first pitched in a book by Ricky Jay, so the Mythbusters talk to him about it. (S2 Ep7)Tue, Sep 13, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins