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 - S06E01 - James Bond Special: Part 1(Aired: 16 Jan. 2008) "The name's Hyneman. James Hyneman." It's tuxedos and martinis as the Mythbusters take on 007 in this James Bond special one-hour episode. Our stealthy secret agents are on a mission to explode the myths about Bond's gadgets, getaways, and guns.
MythBusters - S06E02 - Lead Balloon(Aired: 23 Jan. 2008) In this episode of Mythbusters, surfs up dude. The team tests if a couple of sticks of dynamite can create ideal surfing conditions and then test the proverbial lead balloon.
MythBusters - S06E03 - Airplane on Conveyor Belt(Aired: 30 Jan. 2008) In this three-myth blockbuster the team takes a crash-course in remote controlled airplane flying, bug-out by testing the "cockroach survival" theory, then return to fraternity pranks with exploding cans of shaving cream.
MythBusters - S06E05 - Viewers Special 2(Aired: 13 Feb. 2008) The Mythbusters try to cut down a tree with a machine gun, test out baseball players' eye black, try to slide down a ski lift using pants, and try to replicate the cartoon myth of blowing up a barrel of gunpowder that someone is carrying.
MythBusters - S06E06 - MacGyver Special(Aired: 20 Feb. 2008) This reverential episode of MythBusters pays tribute to the man who made something really useful from out of almost anything-MacGyver!
MythBusters - S06E07 - Alaska Special(Aired: 23 Apr. 2008) MythBusters travels to Alaska to investigate whether a stick of dynamite fetched by a dog can sink an SUV on a frozen lake, whether cabin fever is real, and whether its better to hit a moose at high speed or low speed.
MythBusters - S06E10 - Exploding Steak(Aired: 6 Aug. 2008) Adam and Jamie try various nonstandard way to tenderize steaks, while the build team looks into whether drivers use more gas when calm or when angry.
MythBusters - S06E12 - Viral Hour(Aired: 3 Sep. 2008) On this infectious episode of Mythbusters, we give internet 'viral videos' a timely check-up. They're exciting, funny, and sometimes barely credible. We can't wait to pass them on to our ten best friends, but can we truly believe everything we see?
MythBusters - S06E13 - Phonebook Friction(Aired: 10 Sep. 2008) On this episode of Mythbusters Adam and Jamie take a fan mail film and use it to dial in on a phone book fable. And then Kari, Grant and Tory test a fishy tale of Hollywood pyrotechnics with their own big bang theories.
MythBusters - S06E14 - Water Stun Gun(Aired: 17 Sep. 2008) On this episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie investigate a secret agent myth - that you can turn a conventional electric stun gun into a water-powered electric stun gun.
MythBusters - S06E15 - Blind Driving(Aired: 8 Oct. 2008) On this episode of Mythbusters, there are 'fore' myths at which to swing and miss. And the four myths couldn't be more different.
MythBusters - S06E16 - Ninjas 2(Aired: 15 Oct. 2008) Ninjas and Mythbusters go together like matches and gunpowder: a marriage made in heaven. Ninjas are steeped in mythology that they've been only too happy to circulate. It's time to separate fact from fiction in the Mythbusters Ninja special 2.
MythBusters - S06E17 - Alcohol Myths(Aired: 22 Oct. 2008) On this episode of Mythbusters, Jamie, Adam and Kari apply some science to the theory that the more you drink, the more attractive you find the opposite sex.
MythBusters - S06E18 - Motorcycle Flip(Aired: 29 Oct. 2008) On this spectacular episode of Mythbusters Adam and Jamie raid the Ark-hives for an Indiana Jones movie myth... and Kari, Grant and Tory are breaking bad to test tall tales of breaking out of prison.
MythBusters - S06E19 - Coffin Punch(Aired: 5 Nov. 2008) On this death-defying episode of MYTHBUSTERS, the whole team gets together to test myths about survival. Adam and Jamie return to one of the fans' favorite subjects -- what is bullet-proof?