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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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?
#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?
#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?
#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.
#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.