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 - S05E01 - Hindenburg Mystery(Aired: 10 Jan. 2007) In this action-packed episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie turn dirigible detectives to try and solve one of aeronautics biggest puzzles, while Kari, Tory and Grant come face-to-face - and have to flee - from some of Nature's natural-born killers.
MythBusters - S05E03 - Underwater Car(Aired: 24 Jan. 2007) On this episode of MythBusters, Jamie and Adam test the stuff of nightmares in Underwater Car. Meanwhile Grant, Tory and Kari roll out the Seven Paper Fold myth. Is it possible to fold a piece of paper in half more than seven times?
MythBusters - S05E04 - Speed Cameras(Aired: 7 Mar. 2007) Take two self-confessed speed freaks, Adam and Jamie, and pit them against the people's nemesis: Speed Cameras. The result: an action-packed adventure full of fun, fascination and, best of all, fast cars.
MythBusters - S05E05 - Dog Myths(Aired: 14 Mar. 2007) Is it possible to teach an Old Dog New Tricks? In attempt to find an answer Adam and Jamie go head to head with a pair of untrained middle-aged Malamute Huskies. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory look into the myth that you can Beat The Guard Dog.
MythBusters - S05E06 - Myths Redux(Aired: 21 Mar. 2007) Every so often the mythbusters draw conclusions that leave the fans seething. Well, once again, it's time for the mythbusters to put some of their most contentious outcomes under the microscope, in Myths Revisited.
MythBusters - S05E07 - Voice Flame Extinguisher(Aired: 11 Apr. 2007) In Voice Flame Extinguisher, Jamie and Adam set out to discover if it's possible to put out a fire using only your voice. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant will put four classic hypnosis hypotheses under the microscope.
MythBusters - S05E08 - Birds in a Truck(Aired: 18 Apr. 2007) Adam and Jamie tackle Newton, the founder of the principle of thermodynamics and the law of conservation of momentum. They look into a physics urban myth. If birds in a truck take flight do they lighten the load? They call a pigeon wrangler for help.
MythBusters - S05E09 - Walking on Water(Aired: 25 Apr. 2007) Jamie and Adam test several ninja-related myths: is it possible to walk one water, can you catch an arrow mid-air with your hand, and can you catch a sword with just the palms of your hands?
MythBusters - S05E10 - Western Myths(Aired: 30 May 2007) Jamie and Adam test old west myths: can you shoot someone's hat off and can you break someone out of prison with horses or dynamite. Meanwhile, the build team determines whether a side airbag can turn a lock pick into a deadly projectile.
MythBusters - S05E11 - Big Rig Myths(Aired: 6 Jun. 2007) In Exploding Tire of Death Adam and Jamie try to find out if an exploding truck tire can kill. Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant investigate another fuel efficiency fable - Drafting for money.
MythBusters - S05E12 - Grenades and Guts(Aired: 13 Jun. 2007) Jamie and Adam investigate the cliché that a quick thinking action hero can protect his fellow cast members from a grenade blast. Meanwhile in Diet Coke and Mentos - Exploding Stomach our intrepid trio test an Internet video with an outrageous claim.
MythBusters - S05E13 - Snow Special(Aired: 20 Jun. 2007) Adam and Jamie try to cause avalanches though various means, while the build team freeze tongues to frozen poles and drive backwards on a icy road.
MythBusters - S05E14 - Baseball Myths(Aired: 8 Aug. 2007) Roger Clemens, perhaps baseball's greatest living pitcher, joins the gang to take on the national pastime as only the Mythbusters can.
MythBusters - S05E15 - Viewers' Special(Aired: 15 Aug. 2007) Since the beginning of Series 5 the Mythbusters have been putting out the call for new myths to bust. And now it's time to put a new batch of viewer suggestions to the test. That's right it's the Mythbusters Viewer special.
MythBusters - S05E16 - Red Flag to a Bull(Aired: 22 Aug. 2007) Jamie and Adam test various myths involving bullets in fires, microwaves, and other potential lethal combinations, while the build team tests two bull-related myths.
MythBusters - S05E17 - Superhero Hour(Aired: 29 Aug. 2007) The five test superhero myths including: Can you leave a ring imprint on a surface? Can you use a device to rise skyward? Can you use a grappling hook to make a 90 degree turn while driving?
MythBusters - S05E18 - Myth Evolution(Aired: 5 Sep. 2007) On this episode of MythBusters, it's an evolution revolution as the team takes five fan favorites and focuses on a fascinating new facet for each.
MythBusters - S05E19 - Trail Blazers(Aired: 31 Oct. 2007) 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 - S05E20 - Exploding Water Heater(Aired: 7 Nov. 2007) Jamie and Adam get steamed testing if a water heater can rocket through the roof and into the atmosphere. Meanwhile, Tory, Grant, and Kari try on some all-American myths about blue jeans.
MythBusters - S05E22 - Shooting Fish in a Barrel(Aired: 21 Nov. 2007) The team tests whether it is really easy to shoot fish in a barrel, whether elephants are actually afraid of mice, and which home remedies are the best for easing the burn of spicy food.
MythBusters - S05E23 - Pirates 2!(Aired: 28 Nov. 2007) In this piratical sequel, the MythBusters once again plunder and pillage for maritime myth, testing two Pirates of the Caribbean movie-inspired myths and the curse of a Sand Neck Tie.
MythBusters - S05E24 - Confederate Steam Gun(Aired: 5 Dec. 2007) Jamie and Adam take on a mythical confederate weapon: a steam-powered machine gun rumored to fire 400 rounds a minute at a 300-yard range. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant, and Tory put their lying skills on the line to test mythical ways to beat a lie detector.
MythBusters - S05E25 - Airplane Hour(Aired: 12 Dec. 2007) Jamie and Adam take wing to test if a person with no flight training can safely land a 747 and if a plane can take off from a conveyor belt speeding in the opposite direction. Tory, Grant, and Kari jump on some Hollywood-inspired skydiving myths.