Mythbusters takes myths, tall tales and urban legends and gives them the scientific treatment to determine their validity. Myths are proved true, probable, possible, improbable or busted. Often after the real-world practical tests have proved or debunked a Myth, the team will take the experiment to the extreme, many times using more modern technology than the myth could have used or upping the black powder for impressive explosions. Written by
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Adam shows off his complete Indiana Jones costume in the Motorcycle Flip myth, but his replica Indy jacket makes regular appearances throughout the series. See more
In one episode they identify the "magic bullet theory" from JFK assassination lore was that a "magic" bullet, i.e. some kind of exotic ammunition, was used by a second assassin to kill JFK. However, the actual term "magic bullet theory" is a derisive term used by conspiracy theorists to refer to the Warren Commission's theory that a single bullet caused all of the non fatal wounds of JFK and Governor Connally. See more
Hand me the Jack Russell terrier urine. That'll do it!
Referenced in Tosh.0: Misses Every Layup