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ljm2002 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 12:31 PM
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45. They won't be showing it...
...according to today's story at sfgate.com:

The special-effects gurus who host the television show "MythBusters" were cast Wednesday in an ignominious role: visiting a home on a quiet street in Dublin and apologizing to a family for firing a 30-pound cannonball through their front door a day earlier.

"Come in," said Hitha Shetty, 39, ushering show hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage across a floor still speckled with paint and plaster.

(...)

After assuring Shetty, his two children, his wife and her parents that they would never again blast a home with heavy ordnance, Hyneman and Savage said the incident was the worst thing that had happened during thousands of experiments over eight years on the Discovery Channel show.

They also promised they wouldn't air the footage they had filmed of the near-catastrophic cannon shot.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/1...
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