Mythbusters - Kari's Temporary Replacement

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Hermiod, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Hermiod

    Hermiod Admiral Admiral

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    While Kari Byron is on maternity leave, Jessi Combs will be standing in for her.

    She has a (distinctly iWeb generated) personal website here too. Seems her expertise is in metal work. So, basically, Scottie without the tattoos. :)
     
  2. SalvorHardin

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    I like her..I like her a lot :bolian:
     
  3. Christopher

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    What, you mean Grant didn't just build a robot co-host? :D

    Actually she has got some tattoos, just less conspicuous ones. Check the gallery on her website.

    She actually looks a little like Scottie. I Googled for some video of her; she's okay, though her voice is ever so slightly annoying.

    When are her episodes going to air? For that matter, when are new episodes coming back, period?
     
  4. LitmusDragon

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    Wasn't she already in some episodes? I seem to remember her from somewhere.

    Maybe I'm thinking of Scottie.

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    After some searching it appears I am incorrect
     
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  5. tharpdevenport

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    Didn't Tory ask Grant in the lie detector test episode something like: "Have you ever thought about building a female robot for companionship?"

    To which Grant just smiled real big and didn't answer. :D
     
  6. Christopher

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    Well, that's a whole different set of design parameters than for a TV co-host.... :D (Though admittedly with some overlap on the aesthetic side.)
     
  7. Hermiod

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    Christopher - Grant says they're back in October.
     
  8. Brent

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    I've seen her on TV, I think she is really cute, I wish I knew her in real life
     
  9. Mr. Adventure

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    Ooh, will we get some Paula/Kara fireworks when Kari comes back? Mythbusters catfight FTW!
     
  10. Christopher

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    ^Who are Paula and Kara? (I'm assuming you don't mean "Kari" by "Kara" since you get her name right three words later.)
     
  11. Trekker4747

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    Oh, yay. The got a stereotypicaly cute blonde girl. :rolleyes:

    WTG to guys!

    Can't wait till Kari returns.
     
  12. Mr. Adventure

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    I'm alluding to that obscure little show known as American Idol.
     
  13. Turtletrekker

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    Yup.
     
  14. Marc

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    Maybe there weren't any other women with the skills already on the Discovery Channel payroll.
     
  15. Brent

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    This girl is a real guys girl though, if you've seen her on TV you know what I mean. She's the kind of girl you really want to know.
     
  16. Hermiod

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    Going by her bio, it would seem that she's as qualified to be a Mythbuster as anyone else on the show, so I'm not sure what the problem is beyond her hair colour.
     
  17. Turtletrekker

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    ^Blondes are a dime-a-dozen. Just like Ms. Marvel....

    *Runs like Hell*

    ;)
     
  18. Christopher

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    Specieswide, isn't blond one of the rarest hair colors? That's why it's traditionally been held in such high esteem. If blondes are a dime a dozen, that's more to do with hair dye than genetics. (Red hair is actually the rarest color -- naturally, at least.)
     
  19. SalvorHardin

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    Let me see :

    "Jessi graduated at the top of her class from WyoTech in Laramie, Wyo., having studied and excelled in the areas of collision/refinishing, street-rod fabrication, chassis fab and high-performance engines. Her school achievements led to immediate employment fabricating, customizing and painting a 1964 Mercury Cyclone bracket car as the school's SEMA show car.
    From there, Jessi's career accelerated from inside the garage to the TV screen. She's appeared as a guest fabricator in the "SpeedAir" and "Cherry Nova" episodes of the TLC series Overhaulin', and co-hosted more than 80 episodes of Xtreme 4x4 on Spike."

    Yeah, definitely a dime a dozen, stereotypically cute blonde girl :rolleyes:
     
  20. Trekker4747

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    To me, from pure superficial apperance, she's a sterotypical pretty blonde. It's trying to appeal to "the base."

    Give me Kari any day.

    (Though I wouldn't kick this chick out of bed. ;))