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Episode Statistics 2009

posted: 04/11/12
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Executive Producer Dan Tapster's MythBusters Statistics
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Ever wondered how many cars the MythBusters have destroyed or how many tons of explosives they've used? Well, with seven seasons of MythBusters under his belt, executive producer Dan Tapster has kept records for every episode and has provided some interesting mythbusting statistics.

See how many myths have been busted, how many have been determined to be plausible OR how many have been confirmed to be true and more!

Myth Grand Totals:

Years of filming: Six

Total number of episodes: 122

Total hours of programming: 163 (because of specials)

Total number of myths: 599 myths (355 busted, 137 confirmed, 107 plausible)

Total number of experiments: Approx. 1,950

Total number of explosions: Approx. 655

Total number of hours filmed: Approx. 5,000!

Number of cars destroyed: 77

Poundage of explosives: 9 tons

— MYTHBUSTERS premiered on Discovery Channel in October 2003.

Statistics by Season:

Season 1: 46 busted, 8 confirmed, 11 plausible

Season 2: 43 busted, 4 confirmed, 12 plausible

Season 3: 34 busted, 17 confirmed, 11 plausible

Season 4: 70 busted, 32 confirmed, 17 plausible

Season 5: 47 busted, 14 confirmed, 8 plausible

Season 6: 53 busted, 23 confirmed, 15 plausible

Season 7: 36 busted, 25 confirmed, 16 plausible

Specials: 36 busted, 14 confirmed, 17 plausible

Grand Totals for All Episodes:

365 busted, 137 confirmed, 107 plausible

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