White Rabbit Project (TV series)

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White Rabbit Project
The three presenters standing together. Netflix logo is prominently shown on the top left. At the bottom in stylized white writing is the show title. A rabbit symbol appears between the words white and rabbit.
Genre Science investigation
Presented by
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • John Luscombe
  • Ryan Senter
  • Martyn Ives
Running time 45–48 minutes
Production company(s) Beyond Television Productions
Distributor Netflix
Release
Original network Netflix
Original release December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
External links
Website

White Rabbit Project is a Netflix series starring Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, and Kari Byron, the build team from MythBusters, that was released on December 9, 2016.[1][2][3] According to the official synopsis, the team investigates topics such as "jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists, and crazy World War II weapons", which they will explore through experiments, builds, and tests.[4]

Production[edit]

The show was first announced at DragonCon 2016.[5] The show is produced by John Luscombe, Ryan Senter, and Martyn Ives, who are from Beyond Productions, the production company for Mythbusters.[6] A trailer was released for the series on November 29, 2016.[7] The series was not renewed by Netflix. [8]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Super Power Tech"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
The team tests the viability of various superpowers such as mind control and human flight.
2"Jailbreak"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
The team compares different prison breaks including the escape of Pascal Payet and El Chapo; Tory replicates the escape of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families, who on September 16, 1979, escaped from East Germany to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon
3"Crazy WW2 Weapons"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
4"Scam Artists"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
The team talk about a number of famous Scam Artists such as Victor Lustig AKA the man who sold the Eiffel Tower twice.
5"Heist!"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
6"May G Force Be with You"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
7"Tech We Love to Hate"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
8"Where's My Hoverboard?"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
9"Invented Before Its Time?"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
10"Speed Freaks"December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netflix Orders White Rabbit Project Starring Mythbusters Build Team". Screenrant. September 4, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Build Team From MYTHBUSTERS Are Coming Back With a Netflix Show". Nerdist. September 3, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Liptak, Andrew (September 4, 2016). "Mythbusters' build team is reuniting for a Netflix show". The Verge. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "'Mythbusters' Build Team is back in the first trailer for 'White Rabbit Project'". Digital Trends. November 28, 2016. Retrieved November 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Elderkin, Beth. "The Mythbusters Build Team is Heading to Netflix". Gizmodo. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 4, 2016). "Netflix Greenlights 'White Rabbit Project' Reality Series From 'Mythbusters' Producers". Deadline. Retrieved November 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Loved 'MythBusters'? You'll like 'White Rabbit Project'". CNET. Retrieved November 30, 2016. 
  8. ^ "White rabbit project not renewed by Netflix". 

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