MythBusters - Season 2 Episodes

MythBusters - Season 2

MythBusters - Season 2

The cast of the television series MythBusters perform experiments to verify or debunk urban legends, old wives' tales, and the like. Tory Belleci, Scottie Chapman and Mythtern Christine Chamberlain make their first appearances this season. Folklorist Heather Joseph-Witham makes her final appearance this season.

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Episode 1

Explosive Decompression

Can a bullet cause explosive decompression and tear a plane apart? Can a car's rear axle be ripped away by a steel cable tied to it and a lamppost? Can a bullet be used as a fuse in a vehicle and will the bullet fire?

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Episode 2

Chicken Gun

Will launching a chicken at an airplane disrupt its flight or will it be blown out of the way? The Mythbusters go inside the human body to explore the myth of a woman who claimed she swallowed an octopus egg then gave birth to an eight-legged offspring.

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Episode 2

Best Explosions

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Episode 3

Break Step Bridge

Can a marching battalion take down a bridge? How many bacteria reside on a toothbrush? Is it possible to water ski behind a rowing eight?

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Episode 4

Sinking Titanic

Could the sinking Titanic literally suck a person down with it? Does a goldfish's memory only last for 3 seconds? Can explosives packed in a trombone cause the slide to rocket off it?

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Episode 5

Buried in Concrete

Is Jimmy Hoffa buried under Giants Stadium? Can the venom from a daddy long-legs kill a human? Can a jet engine launch a taxi into the air?

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Episode 6

Myths Revisited

Retest: Ice Bullet, Chicken Gun, Peeing on the Third Rail, Exploding Breast implants, Goldfinger, Cell Phone Destruction, Biscuit Bazooka

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Episode 7

Scuba Diver and Car Capers

Can a scuba diver be sucked up in a fire fighting helicopter? The MythBusters test various car myths.

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Episode 8

Ancient Death Ray

Can mirrors be used to make a death ray? What is really effective against skunk smell? Is bulletproof glass really bulletproof?

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Episode 9

Elevator of Death, Levitation Machine

Can someone survive a multi-story elevator fall by jumping right before the elevator hits the bottom of the shaft? Is it possible to make a hovercraft with a vacuum motor?

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Episode 10

Beat the Radar Detector

If someone falls off a building, can that person glide to safety using a sheet of plywood? The MythBusters test various methods to beat radar detectors.

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Episode 11


Can a person be sucked down by "killer quicksand"? Can a tattoo explode in an MRI scan? Can appliances really electrocute people if they fall in the bathtub?

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Episode 12

Exploding Jawbreaker

Can a superheated jawbreaker explode when bitten down upon? Can a PVC pipe build enough static electricity to kill? Can a playing card kill a person if thrown with enough power?

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Episode 13

Pingpong Rescue

How many balloons are needed to lift a 40-lb child off the ground? Can a sunken boat be lifted to the surface with ping-pong balls?

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Episode 14

Boom-Lift Catapult

Buster lends a hand as the MythBusters explore the myth of the boom-lift catapult. Will Buster overcome the raw power of a 30,000-pound piece of machinery, or will the boom-lift turn into the ultimate medieval catapult? Then, worried about the price of gas? Tune in to Jamie and Adam's investigation into the most fuel-efficient way to keep cool in the car: turning on the air conditioning or opening the windows

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Episode 15

Exploding House

Just how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack? Can you really blow up a house through misusing a bug bomb? Does talking to your plants actually help?

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Episode 16

Ming Dynasty Astronaut

Can a person be launched by rockets strapped to a chair, like in the Ming Dynasty tale? The MythBusters test various free energy devices from the internet. Can jumping into a ceiling fan cause a person to lose his head?

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