Archive for October, 2010

Storm Chasing Myths

I’m getting beaten by the surface of this thing.  Like being spanked. Jamie Hyneman So let me open by making a snide remark: I have never seen the boys so anxious to hand out “Confirmed” placards as they were in this episode.  Call me a cynic, but I’m not sure they were as unforgiving in […]

Unarmed and Unharmed

Shoot this puppy. Adam Savage I love taking quotes out of context.  Only for comedy.  Never to win an election. In this Buster’s Cut, the Mythbusters get pretty ambitious with physics and math.  Grant even fills up a whole bus-side full of equations!  Although the most impressive part of the whole episode was Adam’s freehand […]

Superhero Hour

We’re going to select our cable to be more than adequate to handle that amount of force Grant Imahara This 2007 episode saw the Mythbusters scale tall buildings, change in phone booths, and bust themselves in the nose.  It also involved an attempt to turn a car (based on a Batmobile) around a tight turn […]

Hidden Nasties

When we go to full scale… who knows what’s going to happen? Tori Belacci Well, I’ll mostly ignore the gross biology stuff from this episode, as it’s not my area of expertise.  I definitely prefer to pay attention to the destruction of automobiles. I enjoy it even more when I get to talk about the Buckingham […]