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Adam Savage explains why exactly he agreed to come back for the upcoming " MythBusters Jr." spinoff and the answer is short and sweet: "The. The best working relationship in television is almost over. that the working relationship between Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman is built. Can you publish Jamie Hyneman's talk also? #16 • AM, Apr 19 • I've been there and I'm glad I had my faith in God to pull me through. And don't deceive.
Savage hosted an episode of the Discovery Channel series Curiosityin which he speculated as to whether or not it is possible for humans to live forever.
During the program various topics such as limb regenerationorgan printers, and even age reversal are discussed. The Adam Savage Project. The project launched on June 5,and is in the format of a conversation between Savage, Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Simone Giertz about topics from science and movies to making and work ethic. Episodes typically last 30—45 minutes. In AprilDiscovery announced that Savage will host and produce a new series called MythBusters Jr, a series focused on a group of young scientists tasked with completing various experiments of challenges through the use of STEAM skills.
Savage in July See also: List of MythBusters cast members Savage's role in the show is to with his co-hosts disprove "bust" or confirm myths through testing and experiments done at different scales. If the myth is about a one-time occurrence, or if a myth requires extremely specific circumstances to occur as stated, it is often deemed "plausible" instead.
Savage's demeanour on MythBusters is animated and energetic, providing a foil to Jamie Hyneman 's more reserved straight-man persona. Starting with the second season, members of Hyneman's staff were introduced and began to appear regularly in episodes; Kari ByronTory Belleci and welder Scottie Chapman appeared in the second season. In the third season, Chapman was replaced by Grant Imaharaa robot builder and model maker. In an interview Savage gave during The Amaz!
My goal this year  is to prove natural selection on the show.
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It's gonna take a while, it's gonna be very hard to make it fascinating on film in the context of our narrative structure, but I figure screw it. The sky's the limit. Let's do natural selection. Because behind all the fun, and the informative and thrilling investigations they undertook, not everything was always as simple as blowing up a truck full of concrete.
Whatever it was that Kari, Grant, and Tory were investigating was so problematic that the show destroyed all of the footage of the myth. On top of that, everyone who was involved with the project promised to never talk about it.
They didn't stop there, because they also alerted the government about what they had found. The explosion was much bigger than anyone anticipated, which rocked the homes of the nearby residents in the town of Esparto.Udacity Talks Episode 9: Jamie Hyneman - Former Mythbuster, M5 Industries
The local authorities, who were involved with the filming to make sure everything went off safely and smoothly, had elected not to tell residents about the show's presence.
They were worried too many people would try to come out and get a closeup look.
- Jamie Hyneman
Unfortunately that's why those in Esparto thought something terrible like a plane crash or house explosion had taken place when their own homes shook and windows broke. There were no reports of anyone's socks being blown off though. But even with all of their precautions one miscalculation during a episode led to a test going horribly wrong, which resulted in a cannonball being shot through someone's home. While testing a myth about cannonballs at the Dublin range in Alameda County, they missed their target.
The cannonball then went yards through a nearby neighborhood, traveling as fast as a bullet. It went completely through the home where a couple was sleeping, hit the roof of another house, and smashed into a window of a minivan before coming to a rest. Miraculously no one was hurt, but it did go to show how dangerous busting myths can be. While filming an episode about the legend of a Civil War soldier who was shot in a sensitive area, leading to the bullet impregnating a women, Discovery censored them from directly saying the scientific word for it.
That forced them to get creative when talking about the myth, with terms like "genetic legacy" instead. But as weird as that restriction might seem, the network was so happy they managed to keep the episode family-friendly, they trusted them to do an entire show about farts. Because apparently Discovery thought parents wouldn't have a problem with talking about farts.
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