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As of yet, this incarnation of the show has only aired one season in Winter 2017-2018, and two of those episodes remain unaired in the US. The next year instead launched a different spinoff, ''Series/MythBustersJr'', with Adam returning from the original series to host.


* UnreliableVoiceover: Despite what the narrator says during the Flaming Arrow Gas Tank test, the crossbow didn't break because of the heat of the flaming arrows. The high-speed shows that the bowstring snapped, likely due to firing the overweight arrows. When the same arrow was fired from their backup recurve bow, [[FunnyBackgroundEvent its string broke too]].

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* UnreliableVoiceover: Despite what the narrator says during the Flaming Arrow Gas Tank test, the crossbow didn't break because of the heat of the flaming arrows. The high-speed shows that the bowstring snapped, likely due to firing the overweight arrows. When the same arrow was fired from their backup recurve bow, [[FunnyBackgroundEvent its string broke too]].too]].
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* EverybodyOwnsAFord: Ford vehicles tend to appear quite often in episodes involving driving-related myths. A late-model Ford F-series pickup has appeared in several episodes being used by Brian and Jon, and the myth about defeating spike strips was tested using a pair of Crown Victorias.

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** When their dynamite crossbow explodes Brian's first words are [[Quotes/MythBusters "Well there's your problem."]]


** When testing the flaming arrow myth they forgot to check if the crossbow they were firing them from was fireproof. It wasn't.



* StockFootage: Brief clips from the [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} original version]] are shown to show that Brian and John are continuing the original crew's spirit of experimentation and big booms. Earlier instances tried to cut around Adam, Jamie, and the Build Team but they eventually just started showing the original cast to try and show continuity between the two versions of the show.

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* StockFootage: Brief clips from the [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} original version]] are shown to show that Brian and John are continuing the original crew's spirit of experimentation and big booms. Earlier instances tried to cut around Adam, Jamie, and the Build Team but they eventually just started showing the original cast to try and show continuity between the two versions of the show.show.
* UnreliableVoiceover: Despite what the narrator says during the Flaming Arrow Gas Tank test, the crossbow didn't break because of the heat of the flaming arrows. The high-speed shows that the bowstring snapped, likely due to firing the overweight arrows. When the same arrow was fired from their backup recurve bow, [[FunnyBackgroundEvent its string broke too]].

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* ArrowsOnFire: Used to test if one could set a car's gas tank on fire. It proved incredibly difficult to do and didn't ignite the gas tank like one might expect, but it did set the car on fire.


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** When testing the flaming arrow myth they forgot to check if the crossbow they were firing them from was fireproof. It wasn't.

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* SoundEffectBleep: During the test of a scene from ''Film/{{Skyfall}}''. Brian (supposedly) explained how to make the "lightbulb shrapnel bomb" work in real life. Naturally, his explanation was mostly bleeped out. At one point, though, the accompanying text crawl read "[[PlayedForLaughs We think Brian can sing opera]]" and the bleeps changed to a short clip from an aria.


* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing hard hat modified to look like a samurai helmet.

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* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing a hard hat modified to look like a samurai helmet.


* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing a samurai helmet in promotional shots.

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* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing hard hat modified to look like a samurai helmet in promotional shots.helmet.


* StockFootage: Brief clips from the [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} original version]] are shown to show that Brian and John are continuing the original crew's spirit of experimentation and big booms. In some clips, Jamie and Kari are shown from the back or out of focus.

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* StockFootage: Brief clips from the [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} original version]] are shown to show that Brian and John are continuing the original crew's spirit of experimentation and big booms. In some clips, Jamie Earlier instances tried to cut around Adam, Jamie, and Kari are shown from the back or out Build Team but they eventually just started showing the original cast to try and show continuity between the two versions of focus.the show.


* DelayedCausality: Quoted by name and tested, with Brian and Jon using [[SerialEscalation their hands, an air-powered rig, and a rocket sled]] to see if it is possible to slice through a foe fast enough for there to be a dramatic pause before the the severed head slowly slides off.

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* DelayedCausality: Quoted by name and tested, with Brian and Jon using [[SerialEscalation their hands, an air-powered rig, and a rocket sled]] to see if it is possible to slice through a foe fast enough for there to be a dramatic pause before the the severed head slowly slides off.


* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing a samurai helmet in promotional shots.

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* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing a samurai helmet in promotional shots.shots.
* StockFootage: Brief clips from the [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} original version]] are shown to show that Brian and John are continuing the original crew's spirit of experimentation and big booms. In some clips, Jamie and Kari are shown from the back or out of focus.


* DelayedCausality: Quoted by name and tested, with Brian and Jon using [[SerialEscalation their hands, an air-powered rig, and a rocket sled]] to see if it is possible to slice through a foe fast enough for there to be a dramatic pause before the the severed head slowly slides off.

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* DelayedCausality: Quoted by name and tested, with Brian and Jon using [[SerialEscalation their hands, an air-powered rig, and a rocket sled]] to see if it is possible to slice through a foe fast enough for there to be a dramatic pause before the the severed head slowly slides off.off.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: When testing DelayedCausality they accidentally designed the rocket rig such that the rig itself would knock the head off if the blade didn't. They didn't notice this until they test-fired it and had to hastily modify it to fix the problem before the proper test.
* MythologyGag: One of the very first things the new team has to build is a sword-swinging rig, a staple of the original show.
* NiceHat: Brian's ever-present flat cap. Jon is also fond of wearing a samurai helmet in promotional shots.

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* BulletTime: High-speed cameras continue to be a vital tool for the [=MythBusters=] to examine the results of their tests in minute detail. Plus, because the footage is also really cool to look at.


This show is largely the same as the better-remembered format of the original, with Brian and Jon introducing a myth at the beginning of each segment and examining if it is plausible under real-world conditions before going onto trying to recreate the myth on a larger scale to try and get as dramatic a result as possible. Throughout their experiments and adventures, Brian and Jon are accompanied by Bo, the [=MythDog=], with their every step described by returning narrator Robert Lee.

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This show is largely the same as the better-remembered format of the original, with Brian and Jon introducing a myth at the beginning of each segment and examining if it is plausible under real-world conditions before going onto trying to recreate the myth on a larger scale to try and get as dramatic a result as possible. Throughout their experiments and adventures, Brian and Jon are accompanied by Bo, Bo the [=MythDog=], with [=MythDog=] and have their every step described narrated by a returning narrator Robert Lee.



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* CanineCompanion: Bo, Brian's dog, accompanies the crew wherever they go.
* DelayedCausality: Quoted by name and tested, with Brian and Jon using [[SerialEscalation their hands, an air-powered rig, and a rocket sled]] to see if it is possible to slice through a foe fast enough for there to be a dramatic pause before the the severed head slowly slides off.

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