MythBusters: Season 5 (2006 - 2008)


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Air date: Dec 06, 2006

The team tackles some of the holidays' biggest myths. Hosts: Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage.

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Air date: Jan 10, 2007

Adam and Jamie try to solve one of aeronautics' biggest puzzles; Kari, Tory and Grant face some of nature's natural-born killers.

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Air date: Jan 17, 2007

Adam and Jamie test whether the cannonballs or the shrapnel from a pirate ship's cannon caused more damage to treasure-laden vessels.

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Air date: Jan 17, 2007

Adam and Jamie test pirate legends and maritime myths.

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Air date: Jan 17, 2007

Adam and Jamie test whether the cannonballs or the shrapnel from a pirate ship's cannon caused more damage to treasure-laden vessels.

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Air date: Jan 24, 2007

Adam and Jamie try to escape a car submerged in water.

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Air date: Mar 07, 2007

Adam and Jamie push the limits when it comes to speed.

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Air date: Mar 14, 2007

Adam and Jamie try to teach dogs new tricks.

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Air date: Mar 21, 2007

Some myths go under the microscope for the second time.

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Air date: Apr 11, 2007

Adam and Jamie test whether it is possible to put out a fire using only a voice.

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Air date: Apr 18, 2007

Adam and Jamie test if a truck filled with birds becomes lighter when the birds take flight.

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Air date: Apr 25, 2007

Mythology of ninjas.

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Air date: May 30, 2007

Western myths; airbags.

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Air date: Jun 06, 2007

Adam and Jamie test how dangerous an exploding truck tire can be.

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Air date: Jun 13, 2007

Jamie and Adam investigate a grenade blast; will consuming diet soda and Mentos rupture a person;s stomach?

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Air date: Jun 20, 2007

Snow myths.

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Air date: Aug 08, 2007

Famous baseball myths.

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Air date: Aug 15, 2007

Viewers suggest myths to test.

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Air date: Aug 22, 2007

The team learns whether red rags really affect bulls; will guns and ammo explode in an oven?

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Air date: Aug 29, 2007

The team tests Superhero gadgets including the grappling hook, the phantom ring punch and the phone booth change.

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Air date: Sep 05, 2007

Kari, Tory and Grant put a radio-frequency identification conspiracy theory to the test; Adam and Jamie test two myths about weapons.

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Air date: Oct 31, 2007

Adam and Jamie test some flammable Hollywood fables; Kari, Grant and Tori break out the defibrillator.

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Air date: Nov 07, 2007

Jamie and Adam test whether the steam a water heater creates can blast it through a roof.

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Air date: Nov 21, 2007

The team tests the truth behind some time-honored sayings and conventional wisdom.

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Air date: Nov 28, 2007

Two "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie-inspired myths are put to the test along with the curse of the Sand Neck Tie.

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Air date: Dec 05, 2007

Adam and Jamie test a mythical Confederate weapon; Kari, Grant and Tory try to beat a lie detector.

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Air date: Dec 12, 2007

Jamie and Adam test if a person with no flight training can safely land an airplane; Hollywood-inspired sky-diving myths.

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Air date: Jan 16, 2008

The crew tests myths about James Bond-inspired gadgets, getaways and guns.

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Air date: Jan 23, 2008

The team tests if dynamite can create ideal surfing conditions and then tests the proverbial lead balloon.

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Air date: Jan 30, 2008

The team experiments with flying remote-controlled airplanes, then tests the "cockroach survival" theory.

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Air date: Feb 06, 2008

The crew tests the gadgets, getaways and guns inspired by the James Bond movies.

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Air date: Feb 13, 2008

Adam and Jamie test myths from the "MythBusters" fan site.

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Air date: Feb 20, 2008

A tribute to "MacGyver."

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Cast & Crew

Adam Savage
Jamie Hyneman
Dan Tapster
Executive Producer
Tracy Rudolph
Supervising Producer

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