Mythbusters: Season 1
 (2003)
TV Series  /  Documentary, TV Classics
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15 hr 0 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1
Jamie Hyneman Host 
Adam Savage Host 
Robert Lee Narrator
Kari Byron Builder  
Salvatore Belleci Himself - Builder 
Grant Imahara Builder  

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 needles, bleach or hairspray? Will the turkey kill the dog? Tune-in and see it for yourself.
Episodes
Disc 01
1.  Ice Bullet/Exploding Toilet/Who Gets Wetter?
Tested myths include magic ice bullets, thought to kill without a clue and is it worth running in the rain, where Adam and Jamie see which gets you drier, running or walking in the rain. To test if you can explode a toilet, the Mythbusters get a crash-test dummy that they name Buster.
2.  Barrel of Bricks/Pissing on the Third Rail/Eel Skin Wallet
The story of the unlucky construction worker and the barrel of 500 lb. of bricks is tested. Also, you'll see if peeing on the third rail can kill you, along with credit cards not working due to an eel skin wallet.
3.  Cell Phone Destruction/Silicone Breasts/CD-ROM Shattering
Cell phones are tested to see if they can destroy a gas station. Then, breast implants are tested to see if high altitudes will make them explode. Finally, CD's are tested to see if computer drives can make them break.
Disc 02
4.  Penny Drop/Deadly Microwaves/Radio Tooth Fillings
The story of the unlucky construction worker and the barrel of 500 lb. of bricks is tested. Also, you'll see if peeing on the third rail can kill you, along with credit cards not working due to an eel skin wallet.
5.  Hammer Bridge Drop/Buried Alive/Cola
Buster tries to survive a drop into a body of water with a hammer, and Jamie's getting buried alive! Also, you'd be surprised by how many cola-related myths are perfect for the Mythbusters.
6.  Lightning Strikes Tongue Piercing/Tree Cannon/Beat the Breath Test
Jamie and Adam want to see if tongue piercing attract lightning, if they can make a cannon out of a tree, and if drunk people can fool the police.
Disc 03
7.  Stinky Car/Raccoon Rocket
The Mythbusters see if a car can get so stinky that no one will buy it. Waiting for 2 months for 2 dead pigs to decompose in a car, the want to test raccoon rocket, where a person lighting gasoline in a sewer pipe to eliminate a raccoon but shoots himself out but lives. Looks like a job for Buster!
8.  Escape from Alcatraz/Duck Quack/Stud Finder
Jamie and Adam try to escape from Alcatraz using a raft made from raincoats. In between, they test to see if duck quacks can echo and if Red Cross has mind control chips for their patients.
9.  Chicken Gun/Octopus Pregnancy/Killer Washing Machine
The guys test the effects of chickens, frozen and thawed, against a windshield. They also test to see if a human can give birth to an octopus and if 50 lbs. of laundry, along with baking soda w/dog pee, can cause an explosion that could kill a guy.
Disc 04
10.  Explosive Decompression/Frog Giggin'/Rear Axle
Can firing a bullet into the shell of an aircraft cause explosive decompression? Can a loaded .22-caliber gun cartridge be used as a replacement fuse in a car's ignition? Can a car be ripped off its rear axle?
11.  Sinking Titanic/Goldfish Memory/Trombone Explosion
Will a sinking ship suck you down as it goes under? Are goldfish bored or just plain stupid? Will throwing a lit firecracker down the neck of a trombone make your music sweeter?
12.  Break Step Bridge/Toothbrush Surprise/Rowing Water Skier
Will a college rowing team be able to pull Jamie up on water skis? Can the rhythm of soldiers marching together can cause a bridge to collapse? Does the bacteria from a toilet will settle in your toothbrush?
13.  Buried in Concrete/Daddy Longlegs/Jet Taxi
Will Jamie and Adam find Jimmy Hoffa, who is allegedly buried in concrete? Can the power and force of a 737 launch a taxicab 75 feet in the air? Is the daddy longlegs the most venomous spider?
Edition Details
Series Mythbusters
No. of Discs/Tapes 4
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