Discovery's Unchained Reaction, MythBusters “Fire and Ice” previews for April 1 (VIDEOS)
By April MacIntyre Mar 30, 2012, 6:35 GMT
Mythbusters debunks myths, tall tales and urban legends and gives them scientific tests to determine their validity. Myths are proved true, probable, possible, improbable or busted. Often after the real-world practical tests have proved or debunked a Myth, the team will take the experiment to the extreme in their quest for truth. ...more
This Sunday April 1, Discovery presents Fire, Ice and Speed on new episodes of MythBusters and Unchained Reaction.
Tune in alert for MythBusters “Fire and Ice” -- 4/1 9PM e/p
On a new night for the series, last Sunday’s premiere episode, “Duct Tape Island,” was the highest rated (HH) new season premiere episode of MYTHBUSTERS since 2008!
On the April 1 episode, the team battles with natural elements and become spies! First, Adam and Jamie test out a viral video clip depicting an epic duel between fire and ice.
But they can’t seem to decide if what they see is real, prompting them to explore the capabilities of C02 extinguishers and to whip up homemade flamethrowers.
Kari, Grant and Tory re-enact a kidnapping scene from the movie Body of Lies as they try to discover whether a dust cloud created by a vehicle can really blind state-of-the-art military technology.
Set in the beautiful Black Rock Desert, Nevada, Grant plays the spymaster up in a helicopter, Tory and his crew are the kidnappers, and Kari is the victim.
It’s a test of coordination between those on land and those in the air.
Fire-Extinguisher Firepower --
“Speed” -- April 1st at 10PM e/p
UNCHAINED REACTION features competition judges Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, as they pit two teams of varying backgrounds against each other to build a wild and elaborate chain reaction contraption based on a different theme each week.
In this Sunday’s new episode, April 1 at 10PM ET/PT, Team Monster Squad, creature effects specialists, and Team Chain Crew, motorcycle mechanics, build multi-step machines with this week's theme: Speed!
It's All About Speed