The MythBusters Take on Breaking Bad Tonight!

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With the acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad having begun airing its last episodes before ending last night, there’s not much time left for it to have a tie-in with another show. That being the case, tonight on Discovery Channel you can see an excellent special episode of MythBusters that tests two Breaking Bad-inspired myths.

Airing tonight at 10:00pm ET/PT, the episode sees Adam and Jamie run an acid-related test, while Kari, Grant, and Tory investigate the explosive properties of Mercury Fulminate (see below). You know it’s going to be a good episode when testing one of the myths involves primary explosives.

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Breaking Bad show creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul (though sadly not Bryan Cranston) are on hand for the episode as well. It’s not the best MythBusters ever, but I think it’s among the better tie-in episodes they’ve done. Check out a clip below of part of the Mercury Fulminate testing:

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Images and video © Discovery Channel.

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