Discovery Channel is Airing a ‘Mythbusters’ Marathon in Honor of Grant Imahara

In honor of Mythbusters host Grant Imahara who passed away on Tuesday, July 14, Discovery Channel is putting on a marathon of Mythbusters episodes!

A total of eight episodes will be aired on both the Discovery Channel and the Science Channel from July 17 to 18 (Friday to Saturday). The one-hour special “Killer Robots: Robo Games 2011,” which follows Grant as the tour guide of an International Robogames Competition, and one episode from Netflix series “White Rabbit Project” featuring Grant and his Mythbusters co-hosts Kari Byron and Tory Belleci will also be aired during the marathon.

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Here is the schedule of episodes:

Discovery Channel – Friday, July 17

  • 8 a.m. – Killer Robots: Robo Games 2011
  • 9 a.m. – MythBusters: “Mailbag Special”
  • 10 a.m. – MythBusters: “Motorcycle Water Ski”
  • 11 a.m. – MythBusters: “Paper Armor”
  • 12 p.m. – MythBusters: “Blue Ice”

Science Channel – Saturday, July 18

  • 3 p.m. – Killer Robots: Robogames 2011
  • 4 p.m. – MythBusters: Shooting Fish in a Barrel
  • 5 p.m. – MythBusters: Dog Myths
  • 6 p.m. – MythBusters: Paper Armor
  • 7 p.m. – MythBusters: Motorcycle Water Ski
  • 8 p.m. – White Rabbit Project: May G Force Be with You

(ALSO READ: This video of Mythbusters’ Grant Imahara using an Iron Man gauntlet will make you miss him even more)

Grant died at age 49 due to a brain aneurysm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was an electrical engineer and roboticist who hosted Mythbusters for more than 200 episodes over the course of nearly ten years.

“We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant,” a representative for Discovery said in a statement at the time of his passing. “He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”

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