The series stars special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who use basic elements of the scientific method to test the validity of various rumors, myths, movie scenes, internet videos and news stories in popular culture.
MythBusters - S04E01 - Paper Crossbow(Aired: 11 Jan. 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.
MythBusters - S04E02 - Shredded Plane(Aired: 18 Jan. 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.
MythBusters - S04E03 - Archimedes Death Ray Revisited(Aired: 25 Jan. 2006) Adam and Jamie accepted the challenge from fans' mailbags to retest the Archimedes death ray. In turn, fans and the MIT team were invited to perform this challenge. Can they win the challenge against the MythBusters' secret weapon, Project X?
MythBusters - S04E04 - Helium Football(Aired: 1 Feb. 2006) Jamie and Adam examine whether a helium filled football will travel further than a normal football. Meanwhile the Mythbusters team examines whether it is possible for a person to catch a bullet with their teeth.
MythBusters - S04E05 - Franklin's Kite(Aired: 8 Mar. 2006) Testing the model of Ben Franklin for electricity and whether it can survive a manmade lightning strike of a million volts. Investigating the 2 top requested facts about flatulence.
MythBusters - S04E06 - Cell Phones on Planes(Aired: 15 Mar. 2006) Adam and Jamie hit the website for ideas and visit helium raft. Is it possible to fill a raft with helium and fly away? Its turns out to be their biggest build ever. At least in size!
MythBusters - S04E08 - Mythbusters Revisited III(Aired: 26 Apr. 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 tested with a Salami launch. Another shot at Bullet-Proof water.
MythBusters - S04E09 - Mind Control(Aired: 3 May 2006) Adam and Jamie attempt to blow open a home improvement myth with dynamite. The 3 Mythkateers tackle mind control by manipulating someone's mind remotely.
MythBusters - S04E10 - Exploding Pants(Aired: 17 May 2006) The team tries out a myth of farm workers' pants igniting, using materials from fertilizer to explosives, while the boys waste money on nifty fuel-saving devices found on the Internet, and remind us that biodiesel (cooking oil!) is a semi-viable fuel alternative.
MythBusters - S04E12 - Steam Cannon(Aired: 19 Jul. 2006) In Archimedes Steam Cannon the results are truly spectacular as Adam and Jamie build the mother of all cannons . While in Breakfast Cereal, an eating competition with a difference beckons as Adam and Jamie put Mrs. Savage to the test!
MythBusters - S04E13 - Whirlpool/Snowplow(Aired: 26 Jul. 2006) Everyone's going round in circles. Adam and Jamie get sucked in by a famous nautical myth-tery about killer whirlpools. Tory, Kari and Grant are in over their heads, snowed under by a snowplow.
MythBusters - S04E14 - Mentos and Soda(Aired: 9 Aug. 2006) Jamie and Adam try to scientifically explain the recently publicized and highly entertaining chemical reaction caused as a result of placing a Mentos candy into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke. The rest of the Mythbusters team explores the possibility of a standard postage stamp causing enough imbalance in the rotating assemblies of a helicopter to cause it to crash.
MythBusters - S04E15 - Shattering Subwoofer(Aired: 16 Aug. 2006) On this episode the guys ask, can a car stereo destroy a car with just sound? Adam and Jamie pump up the bass to find out. And the Tory, Kari, and Grant hit the road to take on two tall tales from down under.
MythBusters - S04E17 - Earthquake Machine(Aired: 30 Aug. 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.
MythBusters - S04E18 - Deadly Straw(Aired: 6 Sep. 2006) Jamie and Adam answer the burning barnyard myth - can a hurricane blow the feathers off a chicken? Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari embrace their sadistic sides and turn the workshop into a horticultural house of horrors.
MythBusters - S04E19 - Mega Movie Myths(Aired: 13 Sep. 2006) Pure Movie Myths - Indiana Jones canopy drop, Austin Powers ejector seat, Underworld floor shooting escape, cut a sword with a sword, and finally, Dukes of Hazard car jump.
MythBusters - S04E20 - Killer Cable Snaps(Aired: 11 Oct. 2006) Jamie and Adam explore the theory that if a high tension cable snaps it can slice a person in two. Also, Tory and Kari explore the myth of 'archaeo-accoustics,' that ancient pottery contains sounds from the past and can be played back and heard today.
MythBusters - S04E21 - Air Cylinder Rocket(Aired: 18 Oct. 2006) In Air Cylinder Rocket, Adam and Jamie test the myth known to every high school metal-shop teacher: can a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder actually blast the tank right through a cinder-block wall?
MythBusters - S04E22 - More Myths Revisited(Aired: 25 Oct. 2006) Myths Revisited offers Jamie and Adam the chance to clear their name! Returning to the most controversial myths, they repeat them to see if their original answer was genuine or bogus.
MythBusters - S04E23 - Exploding Lighter(Aired: 1 Nov. 2006) Jamie and Adam have a gas exploring the myth of the 'Exploding Lighter' - that a small, disposable butane lighter can suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite.
MythBusters - S04E24 - Concrete Glider(Aired: 8 Nov. 2006) Adam and Jamie each try to make a glider out of concrete, while the build team looks into whether you can get sucked out onto the train tracks if you stand too close to a passing train.
MythBusters - S04E25 - Firearms Folklore(Aired: 29 Nov. 2006) 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 first and simplest tool could be far more dangerous than you think.
MythBusters - S04E26 - Anti-Gravity Device(Aired: 6 Dec. 2006) Christmas comes once a year, but not on Mythbusters! They just can't wait for the silly season. And can you simply turn off gravity with the flick of a switch? Kari, Grant, and Tori test the claims of several anti-gravity devices.
MythBusters - S04E27 - Holiday Special(Aired: 6 Dec. 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 needles, bleach or hairspray? Will the turkey kill the dog? Tune-in and see it for yourself.
MythBusters - S04E28 - 22,000 Foot Fall(Aired: 13 Dec. 2006) Jamie and Adam take the plunge on a myth that originated in WWll and detonate the biggest explosion in MythBusters history! In the meantime, the light and shade to the biggest MythBusters explosion ever is provided by Light's ON/OFF.