‘MythBusters’ to test plausibility of famous ‘Star Wars’ scenes in January 4th special

On January 4th, Discovery Channel’s long-running hit series MythBusters will turn its attention to the Star Wars saga. Hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage will look to replicate some of the most iconic moments from George Lucas’ classic sci-fi films in an attempt to determine their plausibility. As usual, Hyneman and Savage will be joined by Grant Imahara, Kari Byron, and Tory Belleci for the Star Wars special. Each cast member has picked a memorable sequence from the films, and the group will use their special effects know-how to bring those myths to life.

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