A stunt by the Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters went horribly wrong during a recent taping in Dublin, California. A cannonball fired by theÂ show’s crew misfired and ended up crashing through a house, tearing right past a sleeping family. The Mythbusters cannonball causedÂ quite a bit ofÂ damage, but thankfully no one was injured in the weird incident.
Mythbusters, which airs on the Discovery Channel, is known for weird experiments involving everything from whether a car balanced on the edge of a cliff can topple over if a bird perches on the front end to if is impossible for a blindfolded person to travel in a straight line. While these stunts are often amusing, this time things could have easily taken a tragic turn. During a recent filming to examineÂ whether other items shot out of a cannon would be as effective as a cannonballÂ went all kinds of bad when the projectile launched by the crew went astray goingÂ at bullet speedÂ and could have ended up killing someone.