The Best Episodes of MythBusters

Duct Tape Island

#1 - Duct Tape Island 8.48

Season 2012 - Episode 1

Adam and Jamie get abandoned on a Hawaiian island, armed with nothing but the sticky silver adhesive. Can they use it to source water, find food, build shelter, and even escape?

Drain Disaster

#2 - Drain Disaster 8.47

Season 2011 - Episode 18

Find out whether a sewer drain full of combustible gas, when ignited, will turn an innocent manhole cover into a missile, and whether truck bedliners are truly bite, crash, and bomb proof.

The Reunion

#3 - The Reunion 8.46

Season 2016 - Episode 11

For this final hour of the television icon that is MythBusters, the five hosts are reunited for one last hurrah! Deep within M5, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara join forces once more to together give a suitably epic, enlightening, and emotional finale.

Walk a Straight Line

#4 - Walk a Straight Line 8.36

Season 2011 - Episode 15

Adam and Jamie explore whether humans -- deprived of sight -- can travel in a straight line, while Kari, Grant and Tory test whether binary explosives will explode in the case of a fender bender.

Wheel of Mythfortune

#5 - Wheel of Mythfortune 8.36

Season 2011 - Episode 21

By spinning the Wheel of Mythfortune, the MythBusters find themselves taking on five random viewer-suggested myths with titles like the Monty Hall Paradox, Lumber Car, Firearm Fashion, Hit the Deck and Flaming Tire. Keep those ideas coming!

Breaking Bad Special

#6 - Breaking Bad Special 8.33

Season 2013 - Episode 10

The MythBusters are de-bunking the science and chemistry of the hit TV show 'Breaking Bad' as they are joined by creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul.

Viral Hour

#7 - Viral Hour 8.32

Season 2008 - Episode 11

On this infectious episode of Mythbusters, we give internet 'viral videos' a timely check-up. They're exciting, funny, and sometimes barely credible. We can't wait to pass them on to our ten best friends, but can we truly believe everything we see?

Supersonic Ping Pong / Ice Cannon

#8 - Supersonic Ping Pong / Ice Cannon 8.32

Season 2014 - Episode 8

Supersonic ping pong; lighting a frozen fuse on an ice cannon.

Demolition Derby Special

#9 - Demolition Derby Special 8.32

Season 2009 - Episode 1

2 Hour Season Premiere! Flipping a Bus (Based on the Movie "Speed") Fan Revisit!: The Car Pancaked Between 2 Trucks! Hollywood Crash Tests into a Fruit Cart! And Can a Car survive a 4,000 Foot Drop?

Swinging Pirates

#10 - Swinging Pirates 8.31

Season 2012 - Episode 4

Adam and Jamie take a swing at a pirate movie myth while Kari, Tory and Grant roll out the barrel for a turbo-charged go-cart.

NASA Moon Landing

#11 - NASA Moon Landing 8.31

Season 2008 - Episode 10

The Marshall Space Flight Center hosted the Mythbusters television show. The Mythbusters chose Marshall as one of several NASA locations for an episode to debunk the notion that NASA never landed on the moon. The cast conducted tests involving a feather, a weight, a lunar soil boot print, and a flag in a vacuum. A team of Marshall scientists helped with the tests.

End With A Bang

#12 - End With A Bang 8.31

Season 2008 - Episode 19

In this Idiom Special episode, the team joins forces to put sayings we all take for granted under the MYTHBUSTERS microscope, including: "You can’t polish poop", "Hit the Ground Running" and "Better to End with a Bang!"

Mega Movie Myths

#13 - Mega Movie Myths 8.29

Season 2006 - Episode 19

Adam, Jamie, Buster, and the Build Team are watching movie Myths they have done in the past, and decide to dedicate a whole episode to them.

Holiday Special

#14 - Holiday Special 8.29

Season 2006 - Episode 27

Holiday Themed Myths. Can the Mythbusters really make a 35-piece Goldberg machine work, or will they just get frustrated and call it quits? What will keep your tree from dropping needles, bleach or hairspray? Will the turkey kill the dog? Tune-in and see it for yourself.

Hollywood Car Crash Cliches

#15 - Hollywood Car Crash Cliches 8.29

Season 2014 - Episode 3

Hollywood crash clichés; driving through glass; plowing throw traffic; firing an RPG at an SUV.

Grand Finale

#16 - Grand Finale 8.28

Season 2016 - Episode 10

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end and MythBusters is no exception. Luckily, the guys are going out with a bang and then some: an RV gets blown to kingdom come, Buster goes supersonic, Adam takes the most wild ride imaginable and ... well, Cement Truck.

Myth Evolution 2

#17 - Myth Evolution 2 8.27

Season 2009 - Episode 18

On this episode of MythBusters, it's an evolution revolution as the team takes five fan favorites and focuses on a fascinating new facet for each.

Mission Impossible Face Off

#18 - Mission Impossible Face Off 8.27

Season 2011 - Episode 1

Can realistic facial masks be used to bypass security measures as shown in the movie, Mission Impossible? Is it possible to start a merry-go-round spinning by shooting bullets at it, as depicted in Shoot 'Em Up?

Superhero Hour

#19 - Superhero Hour 8.26

Season 2007 - Episode 17

Can you climb a building with a motorized grappling hook? If you punch someone while wearing a ring, will you make a ring-shaped imprint? Can you change in a phone booth? Can you rig a grappling hook on to a car, shoot it at a steel structure, and use it to swing around a 90 degree corner?

Bullet Baloney

#20 - Bullet Baloney 8.26

Season 2014 - Episode 7

Firearm cliches; firing a bent-barreled shotgun; firing a gun in space; dropping a gun in a deep fryer; stopping a bullet with weird items; shooting a neon sign.

Snow Special

#21 - Snow Special 8.26

Season 2007 - Episode 13

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! It's all about pure powder and the MythBusters team is ready to tear up those classic movie myths on everything snow.

Red Flag to a Bull

#22 - Red Flag to a Bull 8.26

Season 2007 - Episode 16

Are bulls really aggravated by the color red? Can ammunition stored in the oven be lethal? Can bullets thrown in a campfire kill you? Do bulls in a china shop act like "bulls in a china shop?"

Revenge of the Myth

#23 - Revenge of the Myth 8.26

Season 2012 - Episode 7

The MythBusters take fan favorites to another level in the ultimate experimental ramp-up. With fireworks, excavators and exploding limousines, if you want spectacle, this show has it in spades!

JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished?

#24 - JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished? 8.26

Season 2013 - Episode 1

The 10th anniversary starts off with the busting of JATO rocket car.

Walking On Water

#25 - Walking On Water 8.25

Season 2007 - Episode 9

It's "East Meets West" in this episode of MythBusters. Shrouded in secrecy and mythology, not to mention cult popularity, ninjas are perfect fodder for the MythBusters. The whole team joins forces to pit science against martial arts mystique. Can ninjas run on water as movies like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon would have us believe? In "Walking on Water," Adam, Jamie and a ninjitsu master try their luck at aquatic agility. And if that doesn't work, the boys get confrontational as they compete to see how ninjas - masters of illusion - could create the impression of water running. In "Samurai Swing," Kari, Tory and Grant find out if a ninja could stop a samurai sword with his bare hands. To avoid the sharp sting of steel the team devises a ninja rig to clap onto the sword, and it seems like this myth is all in the timing.