GameTrailers took on, Mythbusters style, the legend that Mario can leap the flagpole in Super Mario Bros on the NES. and, whaddaya know, they indeed proved it true. World 3-3 is where you have the best chance of doing it yourself.
Now, GameTrailers, next for you: Turning Smurfette naked in Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle on ColecoVision.
Pop Fiction, Episode 2 [GameTrailers]