Mythbusters

Mythbusters

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About the show

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman set up experiments using a combination of science and special effects in order to recreate and debunk potentially false, but common, urban legends, hoping to set the record straight once and for all for the public. In the process, however, the duo's experiments occasionally prove the odd myth to actually be true.

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Monday 15 February, 6:30pm7mate

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Crash Force/Knock Your Socks Off

6:30pm - 7:30pm

In a cacophony of car carnage the team drive this myth up the wall. Then, armed with an arsenal of fan suggestions the team is ready for a Myth rematch.

Coming Up

Monday 15 Feb
6:30pm - 7:30pm
7mate

Crash Force/Knock Your Socks Off

In a cacophony of car carnage the team drive this myth up the wall. Then, armed with an arsenal of fan suggestions the team is ready for a Myth rematch.

Tuesday 16 Feb
6:30pm - 7:30pm
7mate

No Pain No Gain/Gas Rocket

Adam and Jamie become lab rats, testing if some types of people really are more tolerant to pain. Then Kari, Grant and Tory ask: if the garage catches fire, will the barbecue gas tank launch through the roof?

Wednesday 17 Feb
6:30pm - 7:30pm
7mate

101 Uses For Duct Tape

It was one of the most popular episodes of all time. When the team put humble duct tape through its paces, fans went into a frenzy, demanding more duct tape tall tales be tested, so here is part two.

Thursday 18 Feb
6:30pm - 7:30pm
7mate

Waterslide Wipeout/Left Hand Turn

On this wet and wild episode, Adam and Jamie tackle the biggest, dirtiest, most vertigo inducing build in the series' history, while the others find out if taking only right turns can save you petrol.

8:30pm - 9:30pm
SBS 2

Hypermiling/Crash Cushions

Adam and Jamie test the movie myth that a convict sandwiched between two chubby cops survived after their car was T-boned by a truck. According to the movie, the impact was cushioned by the padded policemen, but is this just filmic physics or could larger than life passengers really save your neck? Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant take their foot off the gas as they find out if 'hypermiling' could double your mileage, and double your savings at the petrol pump.

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