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MythBusters. / Urban legends

Author: Jamie HynemanAdam SavageTory BelleciGrant ImaharaKari ByronAll authors
Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md.] : Discovery Communications, LLC ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2009.
Series: Men of Discovery series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Mythbusters explore urban legends, including if a penny dropped from a skyscraper could kill a pedestrian below, and if using a cell phone at the gas station could cause the pump to explode.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Hyneman; Adam Savage; Tory Belleci; Grant Imahara; Kari Byron; Alice Dallow; Peter Rees; Neil Sutherland; John Luscombe; Dana Hughes; Paul Henry; Philippa Rowlands; Evan Grimm; Tim Alewood; Scott Stonebeck; Robert Lee; Beyond Productions.; Discovery Channel (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 371521713
Notes: Exploding toilet episode was originally produced in 2003.
Cell phone destroys gas station episode was originally produced in 2003.
Penny drop episode was originally produced in 2003.
Exploding lighter episode was originally produced in 2006.
Credits: Directors, Alice Dallow, Peter Rees.
Exploding toilet: original music, Neil Sutherland, executive producers, Peter Rees, John Luscombe ; editor, Dana Hughes ; camera, Paul Henry.
Cell phone destroys gas station: editor, Philippa Rowlands, camera, Paul Henry ; original music, Neil Sutherland ; executive producer, Peter Rees, John Luscombe.
Penny drop: editor, Dana Hughes ; camera, Paul Henry ; original music, Neil Sutherland ; executive producers, Peter Rees, John Luscombe.
Exploding lighter: producer, Alice Dallow ; editor, Evan Grimm ; camera, Tim Alewood, Scott Stonebeck ; original music, Neil Sutherland ; executive producers, Peter Rees, John Luscombe
Performer(s): Episode toilet: hosts, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage ; narration, Robert Lee.
Cell phone destroys gas station: hosts, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage ; narration, Robert Lee.
Penny drop: hosts, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage ; narration, Robert Lee.
Exploding lighter: hosts, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara, Kari Byron ; narrator, Robert Lee
Target Audience: Not rated.; Board of Film Censors, Singapore: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (198 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen; NTSC; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo ; enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Contents: Exploding toilet --
Cell phone destroys gas station --
Penny drop --
Exploding lighter.
Series Title: Men of Discovery series.
Other Titles: Urban legends
Mythbusters (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Beyond Productions for Discovery Channel.

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The Mythbusters explore urban legends, including if a penny dropped from a skyscraper could kill a pedestrian below, and if using a cell phone at the gas station could cause the pump to explode.

"In each episode of this fascinating disc, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, the MythBusters, set out to expose three urban legends. Can a penny be 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." -- Back of container.

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