Can Adam Escape a Sinking Car? | MythBusters

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  • Published on:  Thursday, June 17, 2010
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    Fearless Adam holds his breath as he is submerged in a pool to test the underwater car escape myth.

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  • Sam Dilworth

    Sam Dilworth

     2 days ago

    At 1:37 he could have crawled to the back seat to get a couple more breaths of air before the entire car sank. I honeslty cant imagine how scary it would be to drown or even drown in a small place for example being locked in a truck while the car is sinking. Fucking scary.

  • Med Amine Sahli

    Med Amine Sahli

     7 days ago

    A lot of my friends are fighter fighters and they told me a trick about this.. if you got caught in a situation like this and your car is immersed in water reach out to you car head seat Kushin and pull it out use the two metal sticks that pin it to the chair and break the window with it.. Car manufacturers make them stainless steal for that purpose

  • Tate pilger

    Tate pilger

     7 days ago


  • Langat Emmanuel

    Langat Emmanuel

     7 days ago +2

    Who else is here after the mombasa incident last sunday?

  • lorghans nikki

    lorghans nikki

     7 days ago +1

    Oooh my God!😥 this is just exactly what happened 5 days ago in my country Kenya, in Mombasa Indian Ocean, a mum and daughter - their bodies are yet to be retrieved 😥😥

  • Kareez


     7 days ago

    That y it's important to have window breaker inside . He could have easily get out through the window.

  • YTFan


     14 days ago

    Thumbs down for not showing us what to do.

  • Saad Kidwai

    Saad Kidwai

     21 days ago

    This is always a mystery to me ... I understand ppl can't open their door until it is too late, but how about smashing the window right away and escaping?

  • Evan Mtb

    Evan Mtb

     21 days ago

    This would be a horrible way to die

  • Sydney Farrell

    Sydney Farrell

     21 days ago

    the camera guy deserves some credit too😂

  • Some One

    Some One

     a months ago

    He has a SCUBA diver in the back seat waiting with an air tank.

  • w23857980


     a months ago +1

    He forgot to unlock the door.

  • w23857980


     a months ago +1


  • Aek Aek

    Aek Aek

     a months ago +1


  • BuBba KuShInGToN

    BuBba KuShInGToN

     a months ago

    You know how scary that’d be even with Jamie in the backseat with a regulator, I’d be fucking flipping out in my mind.

  • Breezy B

    Breezy B

     a months ago

    You can either break the widows and if the car is working you should be able to put down the wind sheild anyways

  • SilverAshes109


     2 months ago

    I mean, I know why he was nervous, but at the same time I don’t get why he was nervous. If he was by himself, that’s understandable, but he has a whole team ready to rush in and save him should anything go wrong.

  • Sparks


     2 months ago

    this makes me want to practice holding my breath

  • A P Developments

    A P Developments

     2 months ago

    Piece of shit car. Got more holes than a slice of Swiss cheese.

  • An2nio Productions

    An2nio Productions

     2 months ago

    Poor Ford Taurus! It even had a column shifter and split bench seat : (