MythBusters: Urban Legends DVD

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 198 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Discovery Channel
  • DVD Release Date: February 23, 2010
  • Closed Captioning: No
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
"Watching the Myth Busters Urban Legends DVD is a lot more fun than checking out Snopes.com when you want to learn about some of the most famous stories circulating in popular culture. Your favorite men of discovery, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, are at it again to debunk myths, legends and rumors. Watch the Myth Busters DVD that compiles the most famous of the famous urban myths and be in the know among your peers.

The Myth Busters Urban Legends DVD brings you several episodes in a fascinating disc as Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, the MYTHBUSTERS, set out to explore three urban legends. The Myth Busters video explores whether a penny dropped from a skyscraper kill a pedestrian walking below? Can a bullet made out of ice kill someone and then vanish without a trace? As special effects experts with over 30 years of experience, Jamie and Adam do all they can to answer these age-old questions.

Episodes:
EXPLODING TOILET: Will a toilet explode when a flammable substance is sprayed into the bowl and then ignited with a match? Do you get wetter running or walking in the rain? Can assassins use bullets made of ice in order to not leave evidence in their victims? Our intrepid heroes find out.
CELL PHONE DESTROYS GAS STATION: Jamie and Adam test whether or not using a cell phone at a gas station causes the pump to explode. Also, do silicon breast implants explode with pressure at high altitudes? And can high-speed CD-ROM drives really shatter compact discs.
PENNY DROP: The MythBusters explore the penny dropped from a skyscraper can kill a pedestrian below and test whether you can literally bake yourself on a tanning bed. Then they ask, could Lucille Ball have broken a Japanese spy ring by picking up radio signals in her tooth fillings?
EXPLODING LIGHTER: The guys have a gas exploring the myth of the "Exploding Lighter" "“ can a disposable butane lighter suddenly ignite with the force of several sticks of dynamite? The duo also test the myths of the "Silver Dollar," "Gunslinger" and the "Hangman Noose."

Cast: Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage
Director(s): Alice Dallow, Peter Rees

Buy the Myth Busters Urban Legends DVD so you’ll be the one in your group of friends that can explain what really happens when you pull out your cell phone at a gas station and plenty of other urban myths floating around in the ether."
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