Can someone break out of prison with a rope made of toilet paper, human hair, or bedsheets? Can a holiday-themed Rube Goldberg machine be built within a week's time? Can sticking one's finger in a gun barrel stop a bullet? I wonder if there is an exotic meat shop near where I live? During the three year absence, there were three television specials broadcast. There are not even any subtitles. Is it better to work a 30-hour grind with no sleep than a 20 minute nap every 6 hours? In my experience these kinds of re-toolings usually happen as an attempt to save a show from cancellation. Does Chinese water torture work? How effective are various handgun firing stances? Can duct tape be used to stop a car going 60 miles per hour? Can a drone's propellers injure a person? Note: This is the first appearance of. If you place a silver spoon in a bottle of champagne, will the bubbles last longer? Are women better at parallel parking? Can you really play tennis on an airplane wing mid-flight? Can one escape if buried in the sand up to the neck? For journeys less than 400 miles, is driving faster than flying? Can a glass re-locking safe be blown up by filling it with water? Note: This episode aired on. . Love and Marriage: It's time for a wedding in Dibley, but will it be the Vicar's last? Do bulls in a china shop really cause complete destruction? Can you stuff 10 pounds of into a 5-pound bag? Is the silver screen trick of tipping up on to two wheels and driving sideways as easy as it seems? Do the movie spy car tricks to escape a chasing car work? A side note: This was the comedic debut of Ricky Gervais, who also wrote and directed the show with the director Stephen Merchant.
Do free energy devices seen on the Internet actually work? Can shrinking jeans by wearing them in a hot bath kill someone? Will a human head that has been dipped in liquid nitrogen for 5 seconds shatter when slammed into a table? Can a hole be easily cut into a pane of glass without setting off a sound alarm? Can sneeze droplets travel up to 30 ft? Is it easy to take candy from a baby? Can you fire and reload a pistol as quickly as in a Hollywood action movie? Revisit of: Can sticking one's finger in a gun barrel stop a bullet? Can a person firing two pistols simultaneously, rather than alternating left and right hand shots, hit targets more effectively than a person holding one pistol in a two-handed stance? Are dry ice bombs lethal? So much of what's funny depends on culture and heritage and shared experiences, and this is often difficult to port to another country. That does put a damper on the experiment. Can a speeding arrow be snatched out of the air? Does brandy, such as carried by Saint Bernards, really prevent hypothermia? Archived from on June 8, 2013. Can vodka help to ease the pain of a jellyfish sting? Is it difficult to hold on to a live grenade once the pin is pulled? Does a combatant on the higher ground have a significant advantage over his opposition? Can you make a candle out of earwax? Can you literally knock some sense into a person by slapping them? Note: This is a special episode. Can a port-a-potty gather enough methane to explode? Can hypnotists plant suggestions in unwilling patients? Can a person be burned by a defibrillator if wearing an or a nipple ring? Is a cardboard cereal box more nutritious than the sugary cereal inside? Can a shark hold three flotation barrels under water? The show takes myths like Can you make a boat out of paper and ice? The Build Team answered a series of randomly chosen letters sent in by viewers, answering questions and doing a series of short tests. The B-team make cannonballs out of stone to see if they would be effective as weapons, without giving your enemy ammunition to fire back at you. Does double dipping cause germ warfare? Is it possible to hold a conversation while falling at terminal velocity? Does a plastic mesh tailgate provide superior fuel efficiency compared to the standard metal tailgate? Can dental floss be used to cut through the steel bars of a prison? Note: This is a special -themed episode.
Out of using your elbow, using your hand, and using a handkerchief to cover your mouth when you sneeze, which is the best way to limit the spread of germs? Can a needle be thrown through a glass pane without shattering it? Is it really easy to punch your way out of a paper bag? Can a lava lamp explode if heated on the stove? Revisit of: Is running better than walking to keep dry in the rain? That's David Brent, and his inability to be embarassed leads him to say some of the most dreadful things imaginable. The only down side to this season, aside from its brevity, is that the Vicar frequently insults Alice. It is an eye opener. Can the suction created by a speeding car rip loose a manhole cover during a street race? Although Americans are often justly criticized for refusing to see foreign films, comedy is a different matter. Did Hungarian archers get twice the penetration shooting a bow from a galloping horse? The B-myth involves a rocket-powered surfboard. When David goads her into giving up chocolate, she finds it hard going.
Can you escape from a horde of zombies? Can duct tape plug holes in the bottom of boats? Can a boat be driven with its trailer still attached? Can popcorn be cooked with lasers or explosions? And it made me really hungry. Can cheese fired from a cannon pierce a sail? Can you safely disable a pursuing car by blasting a manhole cover upward into it? Can someone hold on to a car while being driven through cardboard boxes? Revisit of: Can being painted with gold paint actually be deadly? Do various fuel efficiency methods work? Can tape measures and wallets stop bullets? Does the person who draws second have a better chance of winning in a gunfight? Of course, you can take it to extremes, as The Vicar of Dibley did in its second season. Can an old dog be taught new tricks? Can a person create a huge fireball by firing a cloud of sawdust and ignite it with a flare? Could have built an ultralight airplane from bamboo, trash bags, duct tape, and a cement mixer? Then it got slick, overproduced, they started wearing costumes and becoming superhuman with a superhuman budget. What common objects are bulletproof? What is the most effective cure for pain caused by hot chili peppers? Can a fired bullet lodge in the chamber of a revolver? Note: This episode aired on the. Is it possible to start a spinning by shooting bullets at it, as depicted in? Will you lose a sword fight if you try to strike first? Will awnings help break a fall from a building? On the positive side, the colors are accurate, the picture is bright and the image isn't grainy. There are normally two tests performed. Are women attracted to wealthy men? Can a passing train suck a person onto the tracks? Can a sword cut another sword in half? Can you safely cross a minefield in a hovercraft? There is no consistent system for organizing MythBusters episodes into.
David Horton is no longer the Vicar's foil. Note: This is a special episode. This episode was also in the previous Mythbusters release I. Could a bullet pass through a man's genitals, into a woman's abdomen, and make the woman pregnant? Do pyramids have special powers? Joining them are Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara and Kari Byron. Can a cannon be built out of a tree? The second season, consisting of three episodes, did not air until January of 1998.
Can a sunken boat be lifted to the surface with ping-pong balls? Will a pack of sharks ignore a person who is playing dead? Can be used to launch a human? Can a prisoner fire the ball from his ball-and-chain via a ceremonial cannon, launch himself over the prison wall, and survive? The first season consisted of six episodes that aired in November and December 1994. Can you use a household vacuum cleaner to lift a car? Is hitting the ground with running legs faster than a standing start? I was pleased to find out about the Smyths project, but that only solved one of the problems. Will talking to plants help them grow? Including Specials, and the revival series, a total of 296 episodes of MythBusters have aired so far. Note: This is a special double-length episode. Product Information of Language: English Boxed Set: Yes Discs: 75 pcs Release date: 3 October 2003 Condition: New Weight: 4. Would a Tauntaun carcass have kept Luke from freezing to death on the cold climate of Hoth? Revisit of: Can leaving a can of aerosol spray or cola inside a hot car cause it to explode? Revisit of: Will using a cell phone near a gas pump cause an explosion? Can you prevent cats from defecating in your garden? Can a shark ram through a boat or shark cage? Could a person's thumb be severed while firing a hunting pistol? Can a pane of glass falling cut a person fully in half? Can balls be hit further with a corked bat? Does listening to aggressive music lead to aggressive driving? Can lighting a fire in the fireplace with a chimney make the rest of the house colder? Does chili powder repel sharks? Can withstand a car crash, a dog bite, and an explosion? Do increase the amount of heat absorbed by air? Does lighting a piano on fire make it explode? Ricky Gervais is once again excruciatingly superb as David Brent, but in this series, Brent's to-the-camera assertions concerning his management qualities and executive capabilities are seriously challenged when the Slough and Swindon branches are merged and his former Swindon equivalent Neil Patrick Baladi takes over as area manager. Can a runaway car be safely stopped if another driver pulls in front and slows down? Is it easy to drive a vehicle in reverse at high speed? Are women better at reading facial emotions than men? Can you effectively fire bullets from between your fingers by putting your hand in a fire, as seen in? Archived from on May 24, 2014.
Is it better to stay in one lane in heavy traffic instead of changing lanes? Can an airbag turn a lock-pick into a lethal spear? Note: This is a special episode. Archived from on January 25, 2016. Will a boat crashing into a channel marker cleave itself in half? When the documentary crew pays for Dawn to return for the holiday party, an unpredictable reunion looms ahead. Does a duck's quack echo? With only Adam, there probably wouldn't have been a show in the first place need the M5 shop and such for one thing, and I bet Jamie was pretty instrumental on more technical problems. Will a feather and a hammer drop at the same rate in a vacuum? Revisit of: Can a metal cigarette lighter stop a bullet? Note: This is a special episode. If a person jumps out of an airplane with the last parachute, can another person jump out later and catch the person? Why are dimples crucial to the flight of golf balls? Can octopus eggs hatch inside a human's stomach? It was fairly clean, and the dialog was easy to understand. Can hypermiling techniques really double your car's fuel efficiency? Does Cola have special properties? If low-end vodka is charcoal-filtered, will it become a top-shelf vodka? Is running better than walking to keep dry in the rain? Can a hair weave stop a.
He makes all those costumes and keeps them. The jokes are funny, and the situations hilarious. When the poop hits the fan, does everyone get covered in the ensuing chaos? A busted myth means that the myth could not be copied to obtain a described outcome from a situation with certain parameters. Are roundabouts more efficient than four-way stop signs? The picture is soft, and slightly blurry throughout. Are various flatulence myths true? Are various gunslinger myths true? Note: This is a special -theme episode. Can vodka remove the smell of cigarettes from clothes, kill bees like an insecticide, or be used as a bathroom cleaner? Fans will find this special rewarding in all respects. More profoundly, it's not what we're used to thinking of as funny.
Revisit of: Will a black car heat faster than a white one? They have time to refine their ideas, and throw out the weaker plot devices, and construct a few really well built shows. There are many digital artifacts scattered through the shows, the worst example of which is a slight halo effect that seems to be constant. Can an inflatable brassiere explode inside of an airplane as it climbs in altitude? Soon the offers to appear on the radio come pouring in. Note: This is a special episode. Do humans really use only 10% of their brain? Are men better at following maps than women? Could a person being attacked by a shark reach its eye while inside its mouth? Can a driver lose 10 lbs during a race? How well will Jamie and Adam perform in a MacGyver challenge? Myths are proved true, probable, possible, improbable or busted. Can a person swing 360° on a swing set? Revisit of: Can a bullet travel through a sniper's scope and kill him? Can hitting a bug at high speeds on a motorcycle be fatal? Can a particular Chinese pressure vessel be used to cook popcorn faster than other methods? This episode wasn't showy, but it was fun. Mainly because that's just Adam being Adam.