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2011 Episode Guide

posted: 04/11/12

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Running on Water: April 20, 2011

Adam and Jamie take on a viral video, while Kari, Grant, and Tory explore which common items can be bombproof.

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Bubble Trouble: April 27, 2011

The MythBusters see whether it's possible to stay afloat in bubbly water, and whether an arrow packed with explosives can split a tree in two.

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Torpedo Tastic: May 4, 2011

Adam and Jamie explore the physics of shock waves in water, while Kari, Grant and Tory find out if paper battle armor can compare to steel.

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Blow Your Own Sail: May 11, 2011

Adam and Jamie put Hollywood sound effects up against reality, and Kari, Grant and Tory find out if you are adrift on a sailboat with no wind, can you propel your boat with a fan?

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Spy Car 2: May 18, 2011

Can you really shoot accurately with guns mounted on the hood of a car? Will a bullet just spin if shot at a frozen lake?

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Dodge a Bullet: June 1, 2011

Adam and Jamie test if you can jump out of the way of a bullet, while Kari, Grant and Tory find out if hitting the water is just like hitting pavement after a fall.

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Fixing a Flat: June 8, 2011

How do you fix a flat when you don't have a spare tire? Can a fast fish cause your reel to catch fire?

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: June 15, 2011

In this special episode, the MythBusters count down -- and give you insight into -- their favorite transportation moments.

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Let There be Light: June 22, 2011

Jamie and Adam take on The Mummy, while Kari, Grant and Tory try to stop an out-of-control car without another car.

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Paper Armor: June 29, 2011

Adam and Jamie explore the physics of shock waves in water, while Kari, Grant and Tory find out if paper battle armor can compare to steel.

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Bikes and Bazookas: September 28, 2011

Adam and Jamie test the myth that a motorcycle is a greener and cleaner machine than a car, while Kari, Tory, and Grant unleash the first RPG in MythBusters history to see if a bullet could take out a bazooka.

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Newton's Crane Cradle: October 5, 2011

Jamie and Adam test a viral video that supersizes Newton's cradle using wrecking balls, while Kari, Grant, and Tory tackle whether a bird landing on your hood is enough to tip your car off a cliff.

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Walk a Striaght Line: October 12, 2011

Is it impossible for humans (without a point of reference) to walk in a straight line, such as when they're blindfolded? Will binary explosives, well, explode in the case of a fender bender? The MythBusters are on the case.

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Duct Tape Plane: October 19, 2011

Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring the extraordinary excavator: Can it really row a barge? Be used to go wakeboarding? Perform seemingly impossible feats of acrobatics? Then -- using only duct tape -- Kari, Grant, and Tory attempt to patch up a plane that's had an unfortunate encounter with a bear.

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Flying Guillotine: October 26, 2011

Jamie and Adam explore whether it's safe to use the explosive C4 as a cooking fuel as long as you don't drop anything on it, while Kari, Grant, and Tory put a Chinese martial-arts myth to the test.

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Drain Disaster: November 2, 2011

Find out whether a sewer drain full of combustible gas, when ignited, will turn an innocent manhole cover into a missile, and whether truck bedliners are truly bite, crash, and bomb proof.

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Wet and Wild: November 16, 2011

When it comes to H2O, the MythBusters are never shy about putting their bodies on the line, riding the world's biggest waterslide, deep-sea diving in a suit of armor and swimming in syrup. Go behind the scenes of the 12 wettest myths of all time.

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Wheel of Mythfortune: November 23, 2011

By spinning the Wheel of Mythfortune, the MythBusters find themselves taking on five random viewer-suggested myths with titles like the "Monty Hall Paradox," "Lumber Car," "Firearm Fashion," "Hit the Deck" and "Flaming Tire." Keep those ideas coming!

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Toilet Bomb: Novermber 30, 2011

Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb (from Lethal Weapon), while Kari, Tory, and Grant take to the skies to find out if flying in V-formation works for airplanes as well as it does for birds.

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