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  • Premiered: Jan 2003
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Season 2006 Discuss
Paper Crossbow
Air date
Jan 11, 2006
Adam and Jamie unleash a deadly myth from a supermax prison, attempting to make a deadly weapon out of newspaper and underwear. Grant, Kari and Tory unscrew the cap on some more vodka myths, such as removing cigarette smell from clothing.
Shredded Plane
Air date
Jan 18, 2006
In Shredded plane, Adam and Jamie investigate the cause of a shredded airplane. The other members put their survival skills to the test in Firestarter.
Archimedes Death Ray Revisited
Air date
Jan 25, 2006
Adam and Jamie accepted the challenge from fans mailbags to retest the Archimedes death ray. In turn, fans and MIT team were invited to perform this challlenge.
Helium Football
Air date
Feb 01, 2006
This time around, Adam and Jamie test out a myth that footballs filled with helium will fly further and hang longer than ones filled with regulation air. Based on the myth of a 70s .. show full overview
Franklin's Kite
Air date
Mar 08, 2006
Not exactly a Myth, but an interesting experiment, The Team Goes to replicate Ben Franklin's Lightning Storm Kite, which during the process causes injury to Tory.. Stay Tuned!
Cell Phones on Planes
Air date
Mar 15, 2006
So, supposedly, if you fill a normal raft with helium, you can fly. Let's see if the guys can get their boat into the air - get ready for the biggest Mythbusters' build ever. Meanwhile, .. show full overview
Bullets Fired Up
Air date
Apr 19, 2006
Adam and Jamie test the myth that firing in the air can cause the death of someone if they are impacted by the bullet when it returns to earth. Also Kari, Tory and Grant continue to delve into more popular Vodka myths.
Myths Reopened
Air date
Apr 26, 2006
A look back at myths that generated a truck load of angry fan mail. In Split Arrow, the 3 Mythkateers take another aim at Robin Hood's arrow. The Confederate Rocket will be .. show full overview
Mind Control
Air date
May 03, 2006
Adam and Jamie attempt to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. The 3 MythBuilders tackle mind control by manipulating someone's mind remotely.
Exploding Pants
Air date
May 10, 2006
The three Mythkateers investigate a fashion disaster when farmers’ trousers suddenly explode. In Great Gas Conspiracy, Adam and Jamie investigate whether the gas and car companies deliberately make gas guzzling cars to increase profits.
Crimes and Myth-demeanors
Air date
Jul 12, 2006
Adam and Jamie once again put movie myths to the test. Are Hollywood heists complete hocus pocus or can you really crack the tightest security systems in the world? Part 1 of 2!
Steam Cannon
Air date
Jul 19, 2006
Archimedes is on Mythbusters again! This time it's his Steam Cannon and the results are amazing as Adam and Jamie build the mother of all cannons. While in Breakfast Cereal, an eating .. show full overview
Killer Whirlpool
Air date
Jul 26, 2006
Adam and Jamie test the famous myth of: Can whirlpools kill? Tory, Kari and Grant get snowed in under a snow plow.
Diet Coke and Mentos
Air date
Aug 09, 2006
Inspired by an internet story, The Mythbusters take on the controversy surrounding these fizzy fountains. Then they try and find new household-product tricks that could be the "new .. show full overview
Shattering Subwoofer
Air date
Aug 16, 2006
The guys find out if the bass from a car stereo can destroy an automobile. They rip out the interior of a car, build a giant subwoofer to fill it, and then power it by attaching it .. show full overview
Crimes and Myth-demeanors 2
Air date
Aug 23, 2006
Part 2 of 2: More Crimes in the movies put to the test: Heat Sensing and Motion Sensors and Safe Exploding with water.
Earthquake Machine
Air date
Aug 30, 2006
Adam and Jamie take on one of the greatest scientist/inventor and myth creator legends of all time, Nikolai Tesla and his Earthquake Machine. Tory and Kari investigate a lethal lava lamp.
Deadly Straw
Air date
Sep 06, 2006
Can a straw go through a palm tree? Can a hurricane really take the feathers off a chicken? and Plant Polygraphing
Mega Movie Myths
Air date
Sep 13, 2006
Adam, Jamie, Buster, and the Build Team are watching movie Myths they have done in the past, and decide to dedicate a whole episode to them.
Killer Cable Snaps
Air date
Oct 11, 2006
Can a high tension cable slice a person in two when it snaps? Also, Tory and Kari explore the myth of 'archaeo-acoustics' in which ancient pottery contains sounds from the past and can be played back and heard today.
Air Cylinder Rocket
Air date
Oct 18, 2006
Put simply, this episode is vintage, explosive MythBusters. Adam and Jamie have unfinished business from their Shark Week special, where they shot and then exploded a scuba tank. But .. show full overview
More Myths Revisited
Air date
Oct 25, 2006
Returning to the most controversial myths. More past experiments to see if their original answer was genuine or bogus. So Stop Writing Us!
Exploding Lighter
Air date
Nov 01, 2006
Can a small, disposable butane lighter suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite? The Gang tries to light a lighter on fire by hitting it with a golf club and trying .. show full overview
Concrete Glider
Air date
Nov 08, 2006
In "Concrete Glider," Adam and Jamie test the old engineering challenge that like a lead balloon, you can't make a concrete glider fly. There's nothing like a challenge to focus the .. show full overview
Firearms Folklore
Air date
Nov 29, 2006
Just when you think Adam and Jamie have tested every gun legend in history, they come up with three more myths. In an urban shootout, could a criminal's bullet have hit and then jammed .. show full overview
Anti-Gravity Device
Air date
Dec 06, 2006
Christmas comes once a year but not on MythBusters! Is it really true that leaving some Christmas lights on your tree overnight could cause it to heat up so much that the tree bursts .. show full overview
Holiday Special
Air date
Dec 06, 2006
Holiday Themed Myths. Can the Mythbusters really make a 35-piece Goldberg machine work, or will they just get frustrated and call it quits? What will keep your tree from dropping .. show full overview
2006x28 Season finale
22,000 Foot Fall
Air date
Dec 13, 2006
Adam and Jamie explore the improbable survival of a WWII gunner with some of the biggest explosions in the show's history! Can someone fall 22,000 feet and be saved by a bomb? Also, the .. show full overview

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