"It's not only the end of an episode, and it's not only the end of the season. It's the end of an era," said host Adam Savage.

After countless explosions and other destructive moments in an effort to search for the truth, it was announced the Mythbusters team is shrinking.

At the end of Thursday's episode of Discovery's long-running science show, Savage and co-host Jamie Hyneman announced their three build team musketeers and fan favorites, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara, are leaving the popular show after some 10 years.

Savage explained the show is heading in a different direction.

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