Meet up with Jamie, Adam, Tory, Kari and Grant in the Mythbusters Season 4 DVD.

The collection has all 30-episodes on 6 discs, giving you almost 19 hours of one of the best programs on television.

Discovery put out the entire fourth season “as they debunk, decode and demystify some of the most popular urban myths and legends. Using modern-day science, they put each myth to the test — from concrete gliders to anti-gravity devices — separating the real from the really out there,” they said recently.

They don’t just tell myths, they put them to the test. Watch for Earthquake Machine, which ends with some really surprising results. Also, Killer Cable Snaps ends by disproving that a tension cable snapping away will cut a man in half. They also revisit several myths that viewers questioned the results of.

This one is a must have. Mythbusters is one of the most popular shows around, and here’s your chance to avoid having to buy them episode-by-episode. Get the whole season in one box.

On that note, I humbly submit this news story that I recently wrote for The Boston Globe.

On December 27, a mobile home trailer exploded in the driveway of a home in Plympton, Mass., sending its occupant flying out through the front door and into the nearby woods. The lucky man was not seriously injured. The explosion was caused when the man, who had no sense of smell from a previous injury, was fixing the heat on the trailer. The trailer filled with gas and exploded.

“His eyebrows were gone and his hair was singed, but he was OK,” fire officials said. The occupant, whom Rich did not identify, refused medical treatment.

There you go, Adam and Jamie!

Episodes include:

  • Confederate Rocket
  • Vodka Myths
  • Steel Toe Amputation
  • Seasickness: Kill or Cure
  • Paper Crossbow
  • Shredded Plane
  • Archimedes Death Ray
  • Helium Football
  • Franklin’s Kite
  • Cell Phones on Planes
  • Bullets Fired Up
  • Myths Reopened
  • Mind Control
  • Exploding Pants
  • Steam Cannon
  • Killer Whirlpool
  • Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 1
  • Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 2
  • Shattering Subwoofer
  • Deadly Straw
  • Earthquake Machine
  • Diet Coke and Mentos
  • Killer Cable Snaps
  • Concrete Glider
  • Air Cylinder Rocket
  • More Myths Revisited
  • Exploding Lighter
  • Anti-Gravity Device
  • Firearms Folklore
  • 22,000-Foot Fall

About The Author

John Guilfoil is the editor-in-chief of Blast: Boston's Online Magazine and the Blast Magazine Network. He can be reached at guilfoil.j@blastmagazine.com. Tweet @johnguilfoil.

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