The BEST episodes of MythBusters: The Search

Every episode of MythBusters: The Search ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of MythBusters: The Search!

The search for an all-new generation of myth-busting science superstars with mind-blowing build skills and nerves of steel. Using social media and spectacular stunts, the Science Channel series will feature a cast of fearless hopefuls who will be judged on their skills as they compete in never-before-seen myth-busting challenges.

Last Updated: 4/20/2024Network: Science ChannelStatus: Ended
Exploding Grand Finale
135 votes

#1 - Exploding Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2017

In the finale, the remaining contestants tackle the two most difficult myths yet: a water heater rocket and a walking-on-water challenge.

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Return of the Spy Car
141 votes

#2 - Return of the Spy Car

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/18/2017

The contestants revisit a classic MythBusters challenge that has never been perfected: a spy car that can blind a vehicle in pursuit. Then, each contestant faces the ultimate horror: six minutes in an open coffin filled with snakes, rats, and worms.

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The A-Team Challenge
155 votes

#3 - The A-Team Challenge

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/2017

The search for the next MythBusters continues as the contestants test a myth straight out of the A-Team: can you make a weapon out of junkyard scrap? Then, they find what it takes to make a bike impossible to ride.

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Hollywood Plane Landing
157 votes

#4 - Hollywood Plane Landing

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2017

The remaining contestants test two life-or-death myths. First, they test if you can scale 7 stories with vacuum cleaners. Next, they try a Hollywood worst-case scenario: Can an amateur can land a plane using just radio instruction from the ground?

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Revenge of the Needle in a Haystack
175 votes

#5 - Revenge of the Needle in a Haystack

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/28/2017

Seven contestants remain to test one of Adam and Jamie's most challenging myths: the needle in a haystack. Then, they try to bust a classic Hollywood cliche: Can you pick handcuffs with a hairpin?

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Shooting Blind
175 votes

#6 - Shooting Blind

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2017

Eight contestants are left to build and race two full-sized boats made completely of cardboard. Next, they'll put Hollywood on trial and test everyone's gun skills: Can you shoot a bad guy blindfolded?

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Painting with Explosives Revisited
196 votes

#7 - Painting with Explosives Revisited

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/2017

One contestant has been eliminated, and nine hopefuls remain to test a classic myth that Adam and Jamie never mastered: Can you paint with explosives? They'll also test if alcohol makes you more creative.

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Fast & Furious Ejector Seat
284 votes

#8 - Fast & Furious Ejector Seat

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2017

Elite builders face off to become the next MythBusters and test two tall tales: the sideways ejector seat from The Fast & the Furious and Deflategate, one of the most infamous football scandals of all-time.

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