Hollywood Weapons: Fact or Fiction?
Shark Go Boom!
Season 1, Episode 2 • 19m
In this iconic scene, Chief Brody hangs on to his sinking boat as a giant shark approaches him with a scuba tank lodged in its mouth. We construct a giant shark on a motorized platform to test if you can hit, and explode, the tank with an M1 Garand rifle while perched in a precarious position.
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The Good the Bad and Terry
In this classic western, Clint Eastwood – aka “Blondie” – saves Eli Wallach from the hangman’s noose three separate times by shooting and severing the rope that he hangs from. We recreate each scene and test the reality of these shots with the weapons that were used.
John McLain (Bruce Willis) finds himself dangling from the side of a building. The only way to save himself is to shoot through the glass window and break through to safety. Using the same Beretta 92 handgun, we reconstruct the office glass and see if our host can break through.