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MythBusters do more than explain how something may or may not be scientifically possible. Through trial and error they actually demonstrate it.

MythBusters Season 4 (2006)

4x01 4 4x01 Paper Crossbow
Adam and Jamie unleash a deadly myth from a supermax prison, attempting to make a deadly weapon out of nothing more dangerous than newspaper and underwear. While they are being tested ...
Jan. 11, 2006
4x02 4 4x02 Shredded Plane
Adam and Jamie look into what could have caused a plane to be shredded, while the mythbuilder team uses their survivor skills to test in Firestarter.
Jan. 18, 2006
4x03 4 4x03 Archimedes Death Ray Revisited
After a lot of complains and requests of fans, Adam and Jamie with the help of the Mythbuilder team retest the myth of the Archimedes Death Ray that destroys a roman ship. In return, ...
Jan. 25, 2006
4x04 4 4x04 Helium Football
In this episode, Adam and Jamie test the myth that footballs filled with helium are more stable, fly further and hang longer that footballs filled with air. Then, the Mythbuilders see ...
Feb. 01, 2006
4x05 4 4x05 Franklin's Kite
Tory, Grant and Kari attempts to re-create Ben Franklin's famous experiment using a kite in a lightning storm, but things go wrong. Meanwhile Adam and Jamie examine various myths about ...
Mar. 08, 2006
4x06 4 4x06 Helium Raft, Cell Phone on Airplanes
Is true that an inflatable raft filled with helium can fly? Adam and Jamie test various sizes of rafts to see if they can get one to lift Adam off the ground. Meanwhile Grant tries ...
Mar. 15, 2006
4x07 4 4x07 Bullets Fired Up
What happens when you fire in the air? Will the bullet kill someone when it returns? The mythbuilder team also tests several Vodka myths.
Apr. 19, 2006
4x08 4 4x08 Myths Reopened
Three myths are reexamined: the "Split Arrow", "Confederate Rocket" and "Bulletproof Water".
Apr. 26, 2006
4x09 4 4x09 Mind Control
In this episode:-Adam and Jamie try to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. -Then, the "Mythbuilders" try to control someone's mind remotely.
May. 03, 2006
4x10 4 4x10 Exploding Pants
In this episode, the Mythbusters and "Mythbuilders" test:-The fashion myth about farmer trousers which suddenly explode-Then, Adam and Jamie test if it's true that gas and car companies ...
May. 10, 2006
4x11 4 4x11 Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 1
Hollywood movies are often filled with fake and/or impossible things and it's one of the biggest myth creators of the history. Adam, Jamie and all the Mythbuilders will test some of ...
Jul. 12, 2006
4x12 4 4x12 Breakfast Cereal, Steam Cannon
In this episode, Adam, Jamie and the Mythbuilder team will test:-The myth of Archimedes's steam cannon, considered the mother of the cannons.-They'll test the myths related to cereal ...
Jul. 19, 2006
4x13 4 4x13 Whirlpool Myth, Snowplow
In this episode, Adam, Jamie and the Mythbuilder team will test:-The myth that says that whirlpools can kill easily.-They'll see what happens when you get under a snow plow.
Jul. 26, 2006
4x14 4 4x14 Coke and Mentos
In this episode, the MythBusters and the building team test:-If you can cause an explosion by mixing "mentos" with soda. This myth was originated in the Internet.-Then, the MythBuilders ...
Aug. 09, 2006
4x15 4 4x15 Shattering Subwoofer, Rough Road Driving
In this episode, the MythBusters and Mythbuilders test:-If it's possible that a subwoofer inside a car destroys it with the vibrations caused by the sound.-Then, they see if driving ...
Aug. 16, 2006
4x16 4 4x16 Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 2
Continuation of first part.Hollywood movies are often filled with fake and/or impossible things and it's one of the biggest myth creators of the history. Adam, Jamie and all the Mythbuilders ...
Aug. 23, 2006
4x17 4 4x17 Earthquake Machine
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 ...
Aug. 30, 2006
4x18 4 4x18 Deadly Straw
Adam and Jamie work on creating an air shooter to recreate the highest wind speed recorded in a hurricane to test if wind can blow a piece of straw through a palm tree. Grant, Tory ...
Sep. 06, 2006
4x19 4 4x19 Killer Cable Snaps
Can a cable at high tention slice a person clean in two when it snaps? Can ancient pottery contain sounds from the past to be played back today?
Oct. 11, 2006
4x20 4 4x20 Air Cylinder Rocket
Can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank right through a cinder-block wall?
Oct. 18, 2006
4x21 4 4x21 More Myths Revisited
Myths (re)visited:- can a sword cut through a gun barrel- stop a car window from breaking by holding it- revisit the "meat missile"- more truck gasoline efficiency tests: tailgate up, ...
Oct. 25, 2006
4x22 4 4x22 Exploding Lighter
Can a small, disposable butane lighter suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite? And the gang tries to shoot down some popular gunslinger myths.
Nov. 01, 2006
4x23 4 4x23 Concrete Glider
Can a "concrete glider" fly? And a big challenge for the Mythbusters to tackle!
Nov. 08, 2006
4x24 4 4x24 Firearms Folklore
Just when you think Adam and Jamie have tested every gun legend in history, they come up with three more myths. Meantime, Kari, Grant and Tori go to great lengths to see whether mankind's ...
Nov. 29, 2006
4x25 4 4x25 Anti-Gravity Device
Military Grenade Myths.Anti-Gravity Myth.A Frontier Technology Myth.
Dec. 06, 2006
4x26 4 4x26 22,000 Foot Fall
A World War II myth about a turret gunner who fell 22,000 feet but was cushioned by a 1000-pound bomb going off beneath him is tested. Also: Grant, Kari and Tory check a myth about ...
Dec. 13, 2006
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