Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )

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The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them.

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Using a combination of set ups, descriptions, rants and film of practitioners, Penn & Teller show the bullshit that's everywhere. The initial show covers mediums or Talkers to the Dead. Penn Jillette explains in the first program that while calling someone a liar or a con man is actionable, "bullshit" is safe. Each show has a topic such as Mediums, Feng Shui, Medical devices or Penis Enlargement. Using humor and experts, they debunk the bullshit. Written by jlvogel@comcast.net

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Magic's an illusion. This Bullshit is for real! See more »


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The show was created to honor the spirit of master magician Harry Houdini, who devoted the latter part of his life to debunking some widely accepted (as he called it) "Humbug". The episode on profanity featured the title "Humbug" instead of "Bullshit!" See more »

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Penn Jillette: Life coaches are like hookers, which is good, except you're renting their ears instead of their genital and you never get to come!
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Disclaimer at the end of episode 2.6: "The characters and events depicted in the damn bible are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental." See more »

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24 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'm in the UK, and we have only had the first series of Penn and teller bullshit, i loved it, thought it was very funny and i especially liked the bottled water and the talking to the dead episodes after reading other posts, i don't really get what is so political about faith healing, talking to the dead, bottled water and self help maybe if we get the other series i will find out

the series was only shown on satellite here, on a not very popular channel, and since then there has been no information on if or when they will be showing more. also showtimes website is unaccessible to users outside of the us


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