Mythbusters: Season 3
TV Series  /  Documentary, TV Classics
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16 hr 30 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1
Jamie Hyneman
Adam Savage
Tory Belleci
Kari Byron
Grant Imahara
Robert Lee USA Narrator
Scottie Chapman
Christine Chamberlain
Heather Joseph-Witham
Jessi Combs
Nikos Andronikos Australian Narrator

So exactly how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack, anyway? And can water dripping on your forehead really drive you nuts? Those are the kinds of questions, myths and urban legends that are put to the test in this humorous series to find out which ones hold water (and keep it from dripping on your forehead and driving you insane).
Disc 01
 1 hr 0 mins    2/2/2005  1.  Salsa Escape
Adam and Jamie go head to head in a madcap Mexican jailbreak as they taste-test the theory of the Salsa Escape. Can you use dynamite to remove cement build-up from a mixer's barrel?
 1 hr 0 mins    2/9/2005  2.  Exploding Port-A-Potty
Can a person receive third-degree burns if he or she lights a cigarette inside a port-a-potty? Will a broken drive shaft on the front joint of a car vault cause a car to pole vault after it hits a pothole?
Guest starring:  John Emberton
 1 hr 0 mins    2/16/2005  3.  Is Yawning Contagious?
Jamie and Adam examine whether yawning is contagious. They also examine whether a toy car can out race a real car.
 1 hr 0 mins    2/23/2005  4.  Cooling a Six Pack
Adam and Jamie examine the fastest way to cool a six-pack of beer. They also examine static electricity and test Busters body by dropping him while he's in a car.
Guest starring:  Jack Morocco, Ron Nunez, Joe Konefal
 1 hr 0 mins    3/2/2005  5.  Brown Note
Will Adam be able to withstand subsonic frequencies, or will adult diapers be his only hope with the Brown Note? Is a constant drip of water falling on your head really unbearable torture?
Disc 02
 1 hr 0 mins    3/9/2005  6.  Son of a Gun
Mythbusters examines the Civil War myth that a woman was impregnated by a bullet fired through the groin of a soldier. They also examine whether you can be electrocuted during a thunderstorm while taking a shower or talking on the phone.
Guest starring:  John Holmes, Mark Kasimoff
 1 hr 0 mins    3/16/2005  7.  Breaking Glass
Can a singer break glass with just his or her voice? Is it possible to build an explosive jet engine out of vacuum-cleaner parts? Does a rolling stone truly gather no moss?
Guest starring:  Rachel Saunders, Rob Goodson, Alice Dallow, Lester Appel
 1 hr 0 mins    3/23/2005  8.  Jet Pack
Adam and Jamie create their own personal flying machine from scratch. Is the ancient secret to mummification ... the shape of the pyramid?
Guest starring:  John Delois, Dr. Qi Han
 1 hr 0 mins    3/30/2005  9.  Killer Brace Position
Jamie and Adam examine whether the brace position was designed by the airline industry to kill people rather than save them during an airplane crash. They also examine whether driving while talking on the cell phone is just as dangerous as driving while drunk.
 1 hr 0 mins    4/6/2005  10.  Bullet Proof Water, 360 Degree Swing
How deep must you dive to survive a gunshot? If you push hard enough, can you get a swing to go all the way around the swing-set bar?
Guest starring:  Pete Michelucci, Carlos Haslam
Disc 03
 1 hr 0 mins    4/27/2005  11.  Border Slingshot
Can illegal immigrants fire themselves 200 yards across the border and into the United States with a slingshot so accurate that it can land the human projectiles safely on a carefully placed mattress?
 1 hr 0 mins    5/11/2005  12.  Killer Tissue Box
In a car crash, could the tissues kept on the rear shelf of your car be propelled forward with enough force to crush your skull?
 1 hr 0 mins    5/18/2005  13.  Escape Slide Parachute
Could an airline's emergency life raft be used as a parachute? Is it possible for oxygen, an electrical spark and hair cream to result in a deadly cocktail? Can a human survive a terminal velocity fall?
Guest starring:  Jamie Vendera
 1 hr 0 mins    6/8/2005  14.  Mythbusters Revisited
Adam and Jamie take their detractors head on as they revisit some of their favorite myths. They're going to answer them once and for all and forever silence their critics!
Guest starring:  North East West, Paul Moller, Mike Stratman, Nino Amareno, Jerry Tomlinson
 1 hr 0 mins    6/22/2005  15.  Chinese Invasion Alarm
Is an ancient Chinese text alluding to a subterranean sonar system that could apparently detect and intercept an invasion from below true? Is the five-second rule for food really safe to eat?
Guest starring:  Richard DeWeese, Mark Wolocatiuk
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/13/2005  16.  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.
Guest starring:  Eric O. Braun, Erik Gates, Jenna Rolsky
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/17/2005  17.  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!
Guest starring:  John Callahan II, Stuart Cove, Frank Doyle, Sal Zammitti, Peter Benchley, Rodney Fox, Sean Van Sommeran
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/27/2005  18.  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
Guest starring:  Rick Dickson
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/3/2005  19.  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.
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/10/2005  20.  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"!
Guest starring:  Rick Dickson
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    10/12/2005  21.  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!
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    10/19/2005  22.  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?
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    10/26/2005  23.  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.
Guest starring:  Erik Gates, Steve Harrington
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    11/2/2005  24.  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 Kari's feet. They also put it up against the normal mouth wash and smell Kari
Guest starring:  Dan Green, Jack Friedman, Tito Yeban, K.C. Martinez
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    11/9/2005  25.  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.
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    11/16/2005  26.  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?
Guest starring:  Joe Korts
Edition Details
Series Mythbusters
Packaging Keep Case
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 3
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