Illusionists Penn & Teller throw down the gauntlet to aspiring magicians to perform their most mystifying trick – and fool Penn and Teller. Penn & Teller have no prior knowledge of either the performers or the planned trick. They sit in the audience just like everyone else, watching every move the guest magicians make. If any illusionist fools the professionals, they win a five star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn & Teller’s world famous show at the Rio Hotel & Casino.
Season 1 – Episode 5
French illusionists Cubic Act, who use a magical box on stage, card expert Michael Vincent, Victorian magicians Morgan & West and award-winning performer Nick Einhorn try to outwit the double act with mind-boggling tricks, in the hope of landing a gig with them in Las Vegas. The duo also perform a trick involving a nailgun.
The episode was rated from 187 votes.
#2 – Water Tanks for the Memories
Season 1 – Episode 8
Magicians Lee Hathaway, Jack Taperell, Laura London, and Paul & Martin Daniels try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks. To close the show, Penn & Teller perform the world’s first underwater card trick – with a shocking twist.
The episode was rated from 155 votes.
#3 – A Bellyful of Needles
Season 1 – Episode 7
This week, the reigning world card trick champion, Shawn Farquhar, does the impossible right under Penn’s nose. Plus Cuba’s greatest magician – Manuel Martinez, who now lives in Margate – takes to the stage, and one act performs the most stunning climax to a trick ever seen on TV. Also staring Etienne Pradier and Chris Dugdale.
The episode was rated from 156 votes.
#4 – The Invisi-Ball Thread
Season 2 – Episode 2
Magicians Leon & Romy, Mike Hammer, Shin Lim, and Peter Boie try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.
The episode was rated from 233 votes.
#5 – Teller Is a Blockhead
Season 1 – Episode 4
This episode has 15-year-old Daniel Kramer from North London show card & physical tricks, Romany (Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2006) performs while tied up with rope, Alan Rorrison shows off some close-up magic and Richard Bellars returns from a previous episode to see if he can fool Penn & Teller by predicting the outcome of some challenges he sets for them on-stage…
The episode was rated from 180 votes.
#6 – They’re Baaack!
Season 6 – Episode 2
Magicians Javi Benitez, Rebecca Herrera, Helen Coghlan, and Danny Cole try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.
The episode was rated from 126 votes.
#7 – Stab a Card, Any Card…
Season 1 – Episode 2
Magicians Young & Strange, Mark Shortland, Mathieu Bich, and Daniel Madison try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.
The episode was rated from 215 votes.
#8 – Penn & Teller vs Inventors
Season 6 – Episode 3
Magicians Arkadia, Harry Keaton, Jandro, and Derek Selinger try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.
The episode was rated from 121 votes.
#9 – Solid Goldfish
Season 1 – Episode 3
Magicians Piff the Magic Dragon, Soma, Alan Hudson, and Damien O’Brien try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.
The episode was rated from 218 votes.
#10 – Teller Sucks… Helium
Season 1 – Episode 1
Magicians High Jinx, Jon Allen, and Graham Jolley try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks. Prior foolers John Archer and Benjamin Earl visit Vegas.
The episode was rated from 283 votes.