How Does Superman Shave? Bill Nye, Kevin Smith, Mayim Bialik And The Mythbusters Have Theories

How Does Superman Shave? Bill Nye, Kevin Smith, Mayim Bialik And The Mythbusters Have Theories


In the trailer for the new Superman movie, Man of Steel, our Kryptonian hero has a beard which later on disappears, prompting the resurrection of an age old debate: how does Superman shave? Gillette pulled together Mythbusters Jamie and Adam, The Big Bang Theory‘s resident neurologist Mayim Bialik, comic book super-geek Kevin Smith and the man who brought us all up on science with his brilliant bow-ties Bill Nye. Which theory do you believe?

Bill Nye’s theory involves a grinding of the beard:

Mayim Bialik believes a pleasant smelling substance is used:

Kevin Smith thinks its an out-of-this-world contraption:

While the Mythbusters think that the Large Hadron Collider has a different purpose: