Its not always best to believe things like myth busters etc for everything. I was watching a program not so long ago about the battle of Agincourt. They were trying to disprove how effective the longbow was.
I was interested until they did some work with a bodkin arrow. They proved that a standard arrow of the time couldnt pentrate the best armour of the time. Looking at the figures, the army could fire around 800 arrows a minutes, and not all of the French men at arms would be wearing the best plate armour, so would have taken injuries, maybe not life threatning, but having an arrow sticking out of your arm or leg is going to stop you doing anything useful. And if your horse took an arrow it is going to throw you and your heavy armour on the floor, regardless of its training.
English and Welsh archers of the time were the best at their trade in the western world. Besides the speed they could fire, they could also hit a 4" wide target at over 100yards. Practise was compulsory for all able bodies boys and men after church every week. Recent studies have shown the longbows had a pull weight of between 120 and 180 lbs. Thats is serious upper body strength.
Your toast has been burnt and no amount of scraping will get rid of the black bits.