MythBusters
Season 3

s03e01 / Brown Note

17th Feb '05 - 2:00am
Brown Note

Does a certain sound note cause you to "tinkle" in your pants? Does that classic shot with a gun in a movie scene with fly backward possible? Is Chinese Water Torture Real?

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s03e02 / Salsa Escape

24th Feb '05 - 2:00am
Salsa Escape

Adam and Jamie go head to head in a madcap Mexican jailbreak as they taste-test the theory of the Salsa Escape. And take one cement truck, add 850 pounds of dynamite, and what's left? Absolutely nothing, apparently. Adam and Jamie join forces with the FBI to find out if you can remove cement build-up from a mixer's barrel using dynamite.

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s03e03 / Exploding Port-a-Potty

3rd Mar '05 - 2:00am
Exploding Port-a-Potty

Can a person receive third-degree burns if he or she lights a cigarette while inside a port-a-potty? Armed with Adam's "special sample," the build team explores whether human waste can create enough methane to produce an explosive result. Then the MythBusters test whether a broken drive shaft on the front joint of a car vault can cause a car to pole vault after it hits a pothole. Just how high can this car fly?

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s03e04 / Is Yawning Contagious?

10th Mar '05 - 2:00am
Is Yawning Contagious?

Using a specially fabricated chamber complete with two-way mirror and a hidden camera, Kari, Scottie and Tory set out to see whether a yawn, like a cold, truly can be caught. Next on the docket: Does toast really fall buttered-side down? Jamie and Adam are on the case, each building a rig to simulate toast being dropped from the dining room table. Finally, the whole team tests the myth that a toy car can beat a real car (in this case, a Dodge Viper) in a gravity slope race.

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s03e05 / MythBusters Outtakes

17th Mar '05 - 2:00am
MythBusters Outtakes

Outtakes from the Series

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s03e06 / Cooling a Six-Pack

24th Mar '05 - 2:00am
Cooling a Six-Pack

The mystery is finally over! Watch as the MythBusters use ice, water, refrigerators, freezers and fire to test the fastest way to cool a six-pack. Then the team builds a new crash-test dummy ... and drops it 60 feet from a crane. The result is baptism by destruction for Buster 2.0, and a high-speed, high-impact crash the likes of which ... well, see for yourself. And finally, they may not have had iPods or remote controls to use them in, but did ancient peoples have batteries? Learn whether a crude form was invented more than 2,000 years ago.

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s03e07 / Son of a Gun

31st Mar '05 - 2:00am
Son of a Gun

Was a woman in the Civil War impregnated by a bullet that went through a man's region before striking her? The Mythbusters build a life size working bathroom to see if being in the tub during a lightning storm is safe and what happens if you forget to detach your trailer from your boat.

1880 have watched this episode

s03e10 / Hollywood on Trial

12th May '05 - 1:00am
Hollywood on Trial

New Mythbuilder Grant Imahara joins the team as they recap old movie myths and test new ones in this special Mythbusters episode.

1881 have watched this episode

s03e11 / Breaking Glass

19th May '05 - 1:00am
Breaking Glass

Can an singer really break glass just by using their voice? Can you make a jet engine out of vacuum cleaner parts? Is it true that a rolling stone gathers no moss.

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s03e12 / Jet Pack

9th Jun '05 - 1:00am
Jet Pack

With ,000, can they build a hover craft?

The team finds all of the possibilities of a hover craft or really a Jet Pack. Did pyramid shape help preserve mummies and current day pyramids preserve food items? In this myth the team make a metal bronze pyramid and puts an apple and a glass of milk under the pyramid. They leave the apple and the milk under the pyramid for 3 months.

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s03e13 / Killer Brace Position

23rd Jun '05 - 1:00am
Killer Brace Position

Adam and Kari go to a local raceway and drive a skills course, while being distracted on the cell phone, and then after knocking back some beers, to find out which is more dangerous. And, in their own homemade mock airplane they test "the brace position."

1877 have watched this episode

s03e14 / Bullet Proof Water

14th Jul '05 - 1:00am
Bullet Proof Water

Adam and Jamie test two urban legends; in 'Bullet Proof Water' find out exactly how deep one must dive to survive a gunshot, and in '360 Degree Swing' find out if it is possible to get a swinger to go all the way around a swing set, up and over the bar.

1875 have watched this episode

s03e15 / MythBusters Jaws Special

18th Jul '05 - 1:00am
MythBusters Jaws Special

Mythbusters are going to put the bite on some fascinating shark myths. Find out if real sharks are capable of performing the way the great white shark in the movie "JAWS" did, and uncover the strength and stamina of these off-screen giants. Including do sharks lose interest in attacking if punched on the nose or jabbed in the eyes and gills? Adam and Jamie put it to the test. Jamie goes overboard to tussle with some fearsome fish. And a scuba tank experiment so dangerous, the FBI are brought in!

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s03e16 / Border Slingshot

28th Jul '05 - 1:00am
Border Slingshot

Can you fling someone over the border (200 yards) using a slingshot safely to a mattress? Can the Mythbusters break a US-Mexico Border Myth

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s03e17 / Killer Tissue Box

4th Aug '05 - 1:00am
Killer Tissue Box

'Killer Tissue Box' is an investigation into whether a tissue box can become a lethal missile in a car crash. In 'Split Arrow' the build team tests whether an archer can split one arrow straight down the middle with another, as the legendary Robin Hood was said to have done.

1869 have watched this episode

s03e18 / Escape Slide Parachute

11th Aug '05 - 1:00am
Escape Slide Parachute

Join the MythBusters as they test three tall tales of high flying and free falling. The first pits them against Hollywood logic with Buster doing his best Indiana Jones impression, the second tests the explosive properties and decapitation potential of hair cream, and the third addresses surviving a fall from 33,000 feet without a parachute. So, basically, it's business as usual at the "Mythbusters Flying Circus"!

1880 have watched this episode

s03e19 / MythBusters Revisited

13th Oct '05 - 1:00am
MythBusters Revisited

Time to take down the non believers!



Mythbusters will go revisit



Blown Away, Running in the Rain, Plywood Flyer, Exploding Soda, Explosive Decompression, AC vs Windows Down, and Exploding Gas Tank



to end the you did it wrong crowd for the last time!

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s03e20 / Chinese Invasion Alarm

20th Oct '05 - 1:00am
Chinese Invasion Alarm

Join the MythBusters as they head to a California mine to test an ancient Chinese military myth a subterranean sonar system that could allegedly detect and intercept an invasion from below. Then, armed with an incubator, agar plates and boundless enthusiasm, the guys aim to cook up the truth about a popular food fable. If food has been on the floor for less than five seconds, is it still safe to eat?

1880 have watched this episode

s03e21 / Confederate Rocket

27th Oct '05 - 1:00am
Confederate Rocket

The American Civil War was fought with polished bayonets, unreliable muskets and bulky cannons. But was that all? Not according to the Mythbusters: Adam, Jamie and the build team join forces to find out if the Confederate Army had a secret deadly weapon.

1875 have watched this episode

s03e22 / Vodka Myths

3rd Nov '05 - 2:00am
Vodka Myths

In COMPACT COMPACT, trucks fused together upon impact, sealing the unfortunate car and driver between them. The team needs a traffic-free stretch of freeway to test this.
Kari hosts some urban legends about Vodka and its impact on personal hygiene. The team takes vodka and puts it up against the normal oder persperant and tries to get rid of the oder on Adam's feet. They also put it up against the normal mouth wash and smell Adam.

1878 have watched this episode

s03e23 / Steel Toe Amputation

10th Nov '05 - 2:00am
Steel Toe Amputation

In Steel Toe Amputation, Adam and Jamie test steel toe boots ability to protect from heavy objects. In Bottle Blast Off, the Build team fills soda bottle and watch it lift off, testing Newton's third law.

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s03e24 / Seasickness - Kill or Cure

17th Nov '05 - 2:00am
Seasickness - Kill or Cure

The MythBusters take on the myth that electric shock therapy or homeopathic tongue tinglers cure seasickness. Also does driving your pickup with the tailgate down save money and can shoving your fingers into a gun barrel save life?

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