'Breaking Bad' to Get the 'MythBusters' Treatment

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'Breaking Bad' to Get the 'MythBusters' Treatment
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'Breaking Bad' to Get the 'MythBusters' Treatment

Finally, the world might find out if it's truly a bad idea to dissolve a body with hydrofluoric acid in a bathtub.

Discovery Channel's reality show "MythBusters" -- which re-enacts scenarios from movies, TV and urban legend to test their accuracy with scientific methodology -- is filming a "Breaking Bad"-themed episode, a spokesman for the cable network told TheWrap on Friday.

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"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul -- who plays meth manufacturer Jesse Pinkman on the series -- will be on hand as "MythBusters" stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage test the logic of the hit AMC drama.

No other details, such as when the episode will air, were available.

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Back in June, Gilligan said in an interview that he'd like to do a "Breaking Bad"/"MythBusters" crossover.

"I'd dig seeing those guys prove or disprove some of the crazy stuff we've done on 'Breaking Bad,'" Gilligan enthused.

While they're at it, perhaps they can get to the bottom of whether that electromagnet episode would have been possible in the real world.

EW.com first reported the news of the "Breaking Bad"/"MythBusters" crossover.

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