The BEST Episodes of MythBusters: The Search

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2020

Network: Science Channel

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.

Return of the Spy Car

#1 - Return of the Spy Car

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.88
160 votes
Exploding Grand Finale

#2 - Exploding Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.87
156 votes
The A-Team Challenge

#3 - The A-Team Challenge

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.80
176 votes
Hollywood Plane Landing

#4 - Hollywood Plane Landing

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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?

star 7.71
179 votes
Revenge of the Needle in a Haystack

#5 - Revenge of the Needle in a Haystack

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 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?

star 7.63
203 votes
Shooting Blind

#6 - Shooting Blind

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 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?

star 7.59
208 votes
Painting with Explosives Revisited

#7 - Painting with Explosives Revisited

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 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.

star 7.49
235 votes
Fast & Furious Ejector Seat

#8 - Fast & Furious Ejector Seat

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 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.

star 7.38
336 votes