'MythBusters' gets 'Crabtastic' as 'Deadliest Catch' captains stop by

In tonight's (Wednesday, May 8) episode of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters," Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage and the team take on two of the crab-boat captains from Discovery's Tuesday-night hit "Deadliest Catch" to see if some of their beliefs are backed up by evidence or are just fish stories.Johnathan Hillstrand, co-captain (with brother Andy Hillstrand) of the F/V Time Bandit and Scott "Junior" Campbell Jr. of the F/V Seabrooke head to the waters near Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay, Calif., with Hyneman and Savage to see if a crab pot will indeed drag a deckhand to the bottom of the sea if his foot gets caught in the rope coil.Then the MythBusters crew -- Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara -- test whether it's better to work a 30-hour crab-fishing shift without stopping for sleep. Lastly, they stuff explosives into one of the crab pots from the Time Bandit -- a boat known for its fondness...



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