MythBusters is an Australian-American science entertainment television program created by Peter Rees and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions. He attached the JATO unit to his car, jumped in, accelerated to a high speed, and fired off the rocket. See in super slow motion when -- for the first time in MythBusters history -- a rocket-propelled grenade is launched at a trailer "just to see what it does." Relive the Epic 1st Episode of Mythbusters with Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman mini fig.s and an awesome build of their famous Jato Rocket Car! The cast of the television series MythBusters perform experiments to verify or debunk urban legends, old wives' tales, and the like.This is a list of the various myths tested on the show as well as the results of … Directed by Steve Christiansen, Lauren Gray Williams. Watch Adam Savage drool as he and Jamie discover just how compact a compact car can get. To begin, the Adam and Jamie tore out the inside of a Chevy Impala and welded in an extensive steel mounting system for the rockets. They used five rockets with 2,000 pounds (900 kg) of thrust each, for a total 10,000 pounds (4,500 kg) of thrust. The Mythbusters work to replicate the results of the snowplow split myth. Mythbusters: The 10th Anniversary Show: … Could a car with a JATO rocket attached speed up to 300 mph (480 km/h), become airborne, and impact with the side of a cliff? Busted. New episodes return Wednesday, Oct. 7th @ 9pm E/P on Discovery! MythBusters… One by one, lighters began to rupture and release gas fumes. The Mythbusters see if a car can get so stinky that no one will buy it. 00:16. MythBusters is a science entertainment TV program created and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel.. Myth- An Air Force sergeant at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix Arizona attaches a JATO rocket to his car and it goes 200 miles per hour across the Arizona desert and hits a bump only to crash into the side of a mountain killing the pilot. The MythBusters take on a scene from the '80s classic Real Genius: What happens when you fill a house with popcorn ... then make it all pop (with explosives, in this case)? Premier Date: January 23, 2003. Grant then modified the car to be driven remotely by adding controls for the steering, throttle, brake, and shifter. There is no consistent system for organizing MythBusters episodes into seasons.The show does not follow a typical calendar of on and off air periods. In an attempt to replicate the results of the myth by any means possible, the MythBusters used a second Impala with a total of six rockets attached for a total thrust of 12,000 pounds (5,400 kg). Verdict- BUSTED Three Times Supersized Once, Notes- JATO Car is the most notorious of all the MythBusters Myths that were tested and is the one that got them started. MythBusters Episode 197: JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished? The Build Team acquired a car with the same surface area, weight, and weight distribution as the Lamborghini that performed the stunt in the film. When they used the Beast to T-bone the actual car from the movie at 50 miles per hour (80 km/h), the MythBusters … Extra weight was also added to the front of the car to help balance it. However, the impact didn't achieve the fusion they were looking for. The team tackles the myth that began the busting: JATO Rocket Car. See the results of this explosive MythBusters rocket car test. The very first myth they tackled Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman tested a Rocket or JATO assisted car… Instead of a berm, they built a large ramp out of prefabricated roof trusses. The series premiered on the Discovery … All five MythBusters joined forces to test this myth and to commence their 10th anniversary season. It traveled a total of 600 ft (180 m) after hitting the ramp. History was made! Myth- An Air Force sergeant at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix Arizona attaches a JATO rocket to his car and it goes 200 miles per hour across the Arizona desert and hits a bump only to crash into the side of … Waiting for 2 months for 2 dead pigs to decompose in a car, the want to test raccoon rocket… When the MythBusters launched a rocket car, the car scraped up and partially broke the ramp. The ramp was 65 ft (20 m) long and 11 ft (3.3 m) high. Premier Date: May 1, 2013 An airman strapped a jet assisted take off (JATO) unit to his Chevy Impala, rocketed across … 2009 MythBusters is a science entertainment TV program created and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel.. The official MythBusters website lists episodes by calendar year. Jessi Combs, a professional speed racer and former host of "Mythbusters," died Tuesday in a crash on the Alvord Desert in Oregon as she was in a jet car attempting to break a land-speed … Back for MythBusters' 10th anniversary with more rocket power, more gadgets, and a huge rolling bunker called The Beast, will the team bust the JATO Rocket Car …