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Netflix Unveils the New Mythbusters

Dave Parrack 28-11-2016

Mythbusters may be no more, but its legacy is set to live on in the form of White Rabbit Project. Dubbed Mythbusters 2.0, White Rabbit Project will be available to stream on Netflix from December 9, 2016. And we have the official trailer to whet your appetite.


One of the most popular TV shows for geeks Geek TV: 18 of the Best Television Shows for Geeks There have been countless geeky television shows produced over the years, but which are the absolute best every self-respecting geek should have watched by now? Read More ended earlier this year. It was called Mythbusters, as if you hadn’t already guessed, and it was amazing television. However, after 14 seasons over 13 years, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman decided they had busted enough myths, and the show went off air.

We miss Mythbusters. Which is why we have already listed 10 YouTube channels capable of filling the Mythbusters hole. However, we now have an even better option in the form of White Rabbit Project. Or at least we will have from December 9.

White Rabbit Project features the M7 Build Team which were responsible for so much of the cool stuff seen on screen in Mythbusters. So while this isn’t an official sequel by any means, this new show should retain most of the elements which made Mythbusters such a big hit.

White Rabbit Project Is Mythbusters 2.0

According to Netflix, White Rabbit Project will see “Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara rank history’s greatest inventions, heists and more in this series from the producers of MythBusters”.

Given this billing we expect White Rabbit Project to allow Byron, Belleci, and Imahara to do more of the same stuff they did in Mythbusters. But because this is Netflix, and the same rules don’t apply as they do on broadcast television, they should have more leeway to play.


White Rabbit Project will debut on Netflix on December 9, with all 10 episodes from Season 1 available to binge-watch The Pros and Cons of Binge-Watching Television With streaming services so popular, most people now binge-watch TV shows. Learn more about the pros and cons of binge-watching. Read More immediately. Even if you have never seen Mythbusters, you should know whether this is the show for you after watching the trailer.

Were you a fan of Mythbusters? Will you be watching White Rabbit Project? Are you pleased to see the M7 Build Team getting their own show? Or are Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman irreplaceable? Are you annoyed that it’s on Netflix? Please let us know in the comments below!

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  1. Kelsey Tidwell
    December 13, 2016 at 2:54 am

    Ah, yessss...the legacy of Mythbusters! The premiere episode features a B-52 bomber dropping bays full of 300 pound Mentos candies into oil refinery reservoirs full of Diet Coke to see if the eruption can splatter the bottom of the airplane.

    And somewhere Jamie Hyneman giggles like a school girl.