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What happened to Buster from 'Mythbusters'?"Mythbusters" co-host Adam Savage talks about the spectacular end of Buster, the show's crash test dummy.
[MUSIC] Actually I have to ask you that Buster, and the fate of Buster. Tell folks who have not seen the fate of Buster, your crash test dummy who has been rebuilt, two, three, four, five- Hundreds of times. A hundred times. Hundreds of times. there's actually an International Church of Buster because he's been resurrected so many times For your knowledge. So when we started writing the finale episode, it's the episode that took us the longest to write all season long. We decided early on to throw out myth busting for the finale. There was no myth that was so large or so important that we could Devote this episode to it so we thought lets just make this episode about catharsis let's give the audience stuff that they really want to connect with and wrap their selves around. So we blew up a RV and filmed it ten times the frame rate we've ever filmed something Something before and then we took Buster and put him on a rocket sled accelerate him to the speed of sound and ran him into a brick wall and astoundingly Buster who's made of rubber and aluminum and metal, when he hit the brick wall, you can see fire at the outline like there's so much friction between him and the concrete wall that things are catching fire Which is astounding to me. And then we found about 20 pounds worth of Buster, Buster chunks. But we never found his ribcage, we never found his head. We never found his pelvis, we never found the Largest portions of him. And we think that he's pretty much vaporized. And that's right and proper, Buster deserved to go off that way. And there are pieces of Buster that are living on? So, in November, we had our cast party, For cast and crew. And at that party I made up little acrylic [UNKNOWN] and each one had a broken camera in it cuz we burnt and shot and waterlogged so many Go-Pros and HC3s and stuff. So everyone got a [UNKNOWN] with a broken camera And chunks of buster like a little paper weight for their desk. So those are the last remaining pieces of [INAUDIBLE] [MUSIC]