How Many Explosions, How Much Duct Tape And How Many Myths Have The MythBusters Busted?

How Many Explosions, How Much Duct Tape And How Many Myths Have The MythBusters Busted?
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Everyone’s favourite iconoclastic show, Mythbusters, has been around for 9 years, 10 seasons and 187 episodes. Ever wonder what they’ve done with all that TV time? Well how about testing 833 myths, conducting 2,510 experiments and using 12,247kg of explosives?

Want more MythBusters numbers? According to executive producer Dan Tapster, who sends out biannual updates on these stats, this is what the MythBusters have done so far (episodes through June 2012):

  • Total Numbers of Myths: 833
  • Myths Busted: 461
  • Myths Confirmed: 194
  • Myths Plausible: 178
  • Total Number of Experiments: 2,510
  • Total Number of Explosions: 792
  • Total Amount of Duct Tape Used: 30.63km
  • Number of Vehicles Destroyed: 146
  • Kilograms of Explosives used: 12,247kg
  • That’s a lot of duct tape. Keep on, keeping on. [Discovery via BoingBoing]