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Episode 9: Chicken Gun

  • Frozen chickens cause more damage than thawed chickens when fired from a gun: confirmed
  • Killer washing machine: busted
  • Octopus eggs hatching inside a human: busted

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Episode 13: Buried in Concrete, Daddy Long-legs, Jet Taxi

  • Jimmy Hoffa is buried in Giants stadium: busted
  • A jet-engine can blow over a taxi: plausible
  • Daddly long legs can deliver deadly bites: busted

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Episode 11: Sinking Ships, Goldfish, 1812 Overture + Trombone

  • when a ship sinks, it will pull you down with it if you aren't far enough away: busted
  • goldfish only have a three second memory: busted
  • a complicated story involving the 1812 Overture, a trombone, and explosives: busted

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Episode 10: Explosive Decompression, Frog Giggin', Rear Axle

  • A bullet can cause explosive decompression in an airplane: busted
  • A bullet used as a fuse in a truck can fire and injure a person: busted
  • American Graffiti steel cable + police car scene: busted

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Episode 3: Barrel of Bricks, Third Rail, Eel skin wallet

  • Super-elaborate injury by failure of pulley while lifting bricks: busted
  • You can get electrocuted by peeing on an electrified thrid rail: busted
  • You can get electrocuted by peeing on an electrified fence: confirmed
  • A wallet made from an electric eel can demagnetize your cards: busted

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Episode 1: Ice Bullet, Exploding Toilet, Running in the Rain

  • It is very difficult to ignite a toilet bowl with a cigarette, even if it is filled with hairspray, bugs spray, or even gasoline.
  • Over a hundred yard course, it is better to walk in the rain than run in the rain, if your goal is to not get wet. The difference isn't huge, but over eight trials the running person got wetter.
  • Bullets made of meat don't work - they spray. Bullets made out of frozen gelatin don't do much damage from anything but point blank distance. Ice bullets were too difficult for them to make, are unrealistic.