Each episode, the MythBusters, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, two special effects experts with more than 30 years of experience, methodically set out to bust three urban legends. And they don't just explain if something's true or false: through trial and error, they demonstrate it. Sometimes they crash things, sometimes they blow things up -- all in the name of science.
Test the danger of responding to the call of nature on the electrified rail of a train track. Find out if an eel skin wallet can erase the magnetic information on credit cards, and hear the woeful tale of the unluckiest construction worker.