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MythBusters (TV Series 2003– ) Poster

(2003– )

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Spin-off 

MythBusters: The Search (2017) (TV Series)
Gameshow developed to find new hosts
Mythbusters Jr. (2019) (TV Series)
The kids will tackle myths similar to those seen in MythBusters

Referenced in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #12.152 (2005) (TV Episode)
Co-Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are guests on the show, and perform actual mytbusting out on 53rd Street, sending Paul Newman up in the sky in a baloon powered chair.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Theory of Everything (2008) (TV Episode)
During a test, Adam and Jamie appear in the background, observing the experiment and taking notes.
Numb3rs: High Exposure (2008) (TV Episode)
Larry references an episode of Mythbusters talking about planes disappearances.
The Game (2008) (Video Game)
"Who you gonna call? Mythbusters!"
QI: Food (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rich
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Working Stiffs (2009) (TV Episode)
Stokes says "Mythbusters-style" near the end of the episode.
The Gruen Transfer: Milk (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Wil Anderson in the Ad Crunch segment.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Pool Shark (2010) (TV Episode)
While being questioned by Catherine, Boozell (Elliott Gould)asks, "What am I? One of those Mythbusters guys?"
Shameful Sequels: xXx 2: State of the Union (2010) (TV Episode)
"He prevents the baddies from following him by blowing up the other boats with a single shot, even though 'MythBusters' proved you couldn't do that."
Conan: Do You Want Lies with That? (2010) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this show in a joke at the beginning of the show
1000 Ways to Die: Cure for the Common Death, Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
"Myth Busted" title reference
Tosh.0: Philly Taze Fan (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Hiccups: Home Swapping (2011) (TV Episode)
Stan locked his keys in his car because he got too excited about a MythBusters marathon.
Warehouse 13: Don't Hate the Player (2011) (TV Episode)
Artie says he "saw it on MythBusters."
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011)
"This one's for Mythbusters"
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Handbag advertising the show.
Conan: The Unbearable Lightness of Light Beer (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Kari Byron
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.57 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Donald Trump's hair will appear on an "Is It Real?" segment of the show
Justified: Watching the Detectives (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: Kidnapped by Danger (2012) (TV Episode)
Liz says that she wrote a sexy fanfiction based on the show
Canada's Greatest Know It All: Behind the Brains: Season 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ken MacDonald mentions the show by name.
TableTop: Small World (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
30 Rock: Murphy Brown Lied to Us (2012) (TV Episode)
Criss asks Liz if she wants to watch the show
RiffTrax Live: Manos - The Hands of Fate (2012)
Bill - "An then his car gets damaged by a cannon ball from the Mythbusters set".
Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes (2012)
"Hoaxbusters" show
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013) (Video)
The series is discussed.
Modern Family: The Late Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Creation Training Initiative: Carl Kerby: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Carl.
Community: Introduction to Teaching (2014) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "I'm not 'Mythbusters.'"
Pretty Little Liars: Who's in the Box? (2014) (TV Episode)
Spencer mentions this by name.
Workaholics: Orgazmo Birth (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Tosh.0: Misses Every Layup (2014) (TV Episode)
"Myth busted!"
An Honest Liar (2014)
mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mike Myers/Neil DeGrasse Tyson/Damon Albarn (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as one of the series nominated for a Critics' Choice Award for Best Reality Series
The Chase: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Hell's Kitchen: Winner Chosen (2014) (TV Episode)
Title appears on-screen when Tory is shown
Knock Knock (2015)
mentioned in dialogue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Jazz #3 (2015) (TV Episode)
"You do not want to watch Mythbusters with her."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Tina Fey/Nick Jonas/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Tina Fey mentions the series
The Cinema Snob: Little Rita of the West (2015) (TV Episode)
"I saw that on Mythbusters. You could totally do that."
The Big Bang Theory: The Bachelor Party Corrosion (2015) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions the show by name.
Real Rob: Cleaning House (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Rob
Limitless: Undercover! (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Better Watch Out (2016)
The series is mentioned
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.58 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Current Pop Culture" category
Project Mc²: Stone Acres Is the Place to Be (2017) (TV Episode)
McKeyla mentions the show.
Monkey in the Morning: Government Says Global Warming Will Kill Us All (2018) (TV Episode)
Ranting Monkey says his son watches the show on Netflix.
Films Under Constant Critique: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) (2019) (TV Episode)
"They tested that on Mythbusters..."

Featured in 

Beyond Tomorrow: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
Various clips shown
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #7.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman present clips from the series
De wereld draait door: Episode #7.50 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Introduction to Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage as presenters.
American Moon (2017)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Good Eats: Myth Smashers (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference and spoof of the popular Discovery Channel show. Alton takes on popular food-related myths and disproves them through culinary science experiements.
You Spoof Discovery (2007) (TV Movie)
Direct parody of "Mythbusters".
Robot Chicken: Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) (TV Episode)
"Masturbation MythBusters" is a spoof of this show.
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
Program opens with a spoof of Mythbusters
MILFBusters (2011) (Video)
Porn parody.
The Simpsons: The Daughter Also Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Bart and Milhouse become MythCrackers and explore myths like the MythBusters
Mad: Betty White & the Huntsman/Ancient Greek Mythbusters (2012) (TV Episode)
Ancient Greek Mythbusters skit is a spoof of this show.
CollegeHumor Originals: Mythbusters: Does God Exist (2012) (TV Episode)
The team explores the existence of God.
Ghostbusters vs. Mythbusters (2013) (Short)
The plot features a new Mythbusters team going up against the Ghostbusters
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic and Snob do a quick take on this show
Epic Rap Battles of History: Ghostbusters vs. Mythbusters (2014) (TV Episode)
The Ghostbusters rap against the Mythbusters
José Mota presenta: Merluzas ancianas (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody

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