10 Worst Episodes of MythBusters

MythBusters is a science entertainment television program created and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel. The show's hosts, special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, use elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, myths, movie scenes, adages, Internet videos, and news stories.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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#10 - San Francisco Drift (Season 2015 - Episode 6)

Adam and Jamie test myths about daredevil auto drifting.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 212 votes.

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#9 - Heads Will Roll (Season 2017 - Episode 1)


The MythBusters put an exploding airbag to the ultimate test and tackle an epic movie myth using a rocket-powered sword.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 201 votes.

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#8 - Spike in the Road (Season 2018 - Episode 4)

The MythBusters test ways to beat police road spikes using DIY ingenuity and Hollywood driving skills; investigating if a high-powered fountain can actually lift and suspend a human.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 109 votes.

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#7 - Rock 'n' Roll Road Rage (Season 2017 - Episode 4)


The MythBusters investigate if a leaping carp could land a killer blow to a water skier. Then they turn up the volume and test if listening to aggressive music leads to more aggressive driving.

The episode was rated 7.04 from 111 votes.

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#6 - Invisible Assassins (Season 2017 - Episode 5)

The MythBusters take on Hollywood's greatest invisible assassins with a trio of tall tales of ingenious booby traps.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 117 votes.

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#5 - Dead Body Double (Season 2017 - Episode 6)


The MythBusters are tackling two ballistic mysteries. Is a dead body bullet proof? Plus, is a non-Newtonian fluid bomb proof?!

The episode was rated 7.01 from 70 votes.

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#4 - Chimney Cannon (Season 2017 - Episode 2)

The MythBusters investigate if a burglar can be shot out of a chimney when the fireplace is lit. Then they power up a chainsaw to test if a bullet embedded in a tree will have fatal consequences.

The episode was rated 6.99 from 139 votes.

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#3 - Backseat Getaway Driver (Season 2018 - Episode 6)


The MythBusters test if a fugitive could actually outrun the law while driving from the back seat. And the answer to the question: Is it really possible to knock someone over with a feather?

The episode was rated 6.94 from 95 votes.

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#2 - Earthquake Water Heater (Season 2017 - Episode 3)

The MythBusters investigate if a water-heater can turn into a destructive torpedo, and reveal the explosive power of flatulence.

The episode was rated 6.89 from 136 votes.

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#1 - Fire Arrow vs. Gas Tank (Season 2018 - Episode 1)


A flaming arrow is fired into a car's gas tank.

The episode was rated 6.84 from 125 votes.

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