Common phrases are scrutinized.
Part 1 of 2. Hollywood movie heists are put to the test, as are security systems.
Conclusion. Hollywood heists are examined. Included: a heat-detecting alarm sensor and motion-detector alarms; fingerprint-identification technology; an underwater explosion to open a safe.
Adam and Jamie put a Hands-Free driving system through a series of safety tests.
Dumpster-diving beliefs are tackled, including movie myths about characters who leap off of buildings into Dumpsters and what one can typically find amid the trash.
The validity of a purported ancient weapon is put to the test.
Adam and Jamie investigate whether a cracked valve on a compressed-air cylinder can create enough force to send the tank through a cinder-block wall.
Backyard ballistics are tested. Also, a glass guillotine is created.
Join Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as they investigate a variety of urban legends.
Reed Timmer and Sean Casey of "Storm Chasers" help Adam and Jamie put myths about tornadoes to the test.
A boat is blown up with explosives. Later, the guys re-create a machine gun from the series "Breaking Bad."
Gun stunts featured in Hollywood films are tested.
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