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Release Date:
24 January 2003 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They can smell it from miles away! See more »
Plot:
The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them. Full summary »
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Awards:
Nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Showtime sets 'Weeds,' 'The Big C' for August
 (From Hitfix. 17 March 2010, 2:39 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Finally! See more (55 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 21)

Penn Jillette ... Himself / ... (85 episodes, 2003-2010)

Teller ... Himself / ... (85 episodes, 2003-2010)
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Series Directed by
Star Price (79 episodes, 2003-2009)
David Wechter (21 episodes, 2006-2010)
Chip Selby (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
Scott Firestone (14 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tim Rogan (12 episodes, 2003-2008)
Joshua E. Kessler (10 episodes, 2005-2007)
Ted Saad (5 episodes, 2008)
Tom Greenhut (4 episodes, 2005-2007)
Steven Uhlenberg (2 episodes, 2008)

Christopher Poole (unknown episodes)
Scott Schaefer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Randall Moldave (79 episodes, 2003-2009)
Eric Small (79 episodes, 2003-2009)
Star Price (70 episodes, 2004-2010)
David Wechter (47 episodes, 2003-2010)
Penn Jillette (39 episodes, 2003-2010)
Teller (39 episodes, 2003-2010)
Michael Goudeau (36 episodes, 2006-2010)
Rich Nathanson (24 episodes, 2008-2010)
Sheryl Zohn (23 episodes, 2006-2008)
Cliff Schoenberg (22 episodes, 2006-2008)
Jon Hotchkiss (20 episodes, 2006-2007)
John McLaughlin (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
David Weiss (10 episodes, 2007)
Tom Kramer (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Steve Melcher (5 episodes, 2006-2010)
Dean Ward (2 episodes, 2005)

Steven Bortko (unknown episodes)
Jonathan B. Taylor (unknown episodes)
Emma Webster (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Star Price .... executive producer (84 episodes, 2003-2010)
Penn Jillette .... co-executive producer / executive producer (79 episodes, 2003-2009)
Teller .... co-executive producer / executive producer (79 episodes, 2003-2009)
Aaron Yampolski .... senior producer / producer (53 episodes, 2005-2010)
David Wechter .... executive producer / supervising producer (43 episodes, 2003-2010)
Jon Hotchkiss .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (33 episodes, 2005-2007)
Joshua E. Kessler .... senior producer / supervising producer / ... (28 episodes, 2004-2007)
Eric Small .... executive producer (14 episodes, 2003-2010)
Alex Walton .... producer (14 episodes, 2006-2010)
Randall Moldave .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2003)
Mitch Glazer .... field producer (10 episodes, 2008)
Tammie Smalls .... producer (5 episodes, 2004-2005)
Karina Fraley .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2003)
Patti Duce .... supervising producer (3 episodes, 2005-2008)
June Molgaard .... producer (3 episodes, 2005)
Shari Adagio .... supervising producer (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Peter Adam Golden .... co-executive producer / producer (2 episodes, 2003-2008)
Mark Wolper .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2003-2008)
Sara Chamberlain .... field producer (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Katy Scanlan .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Steven Uhlenberg .... co-executive producer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jeff Zoldan .... producer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sheryl Zohn .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 2008)

Steve Jones .... segment producer (unknown episodes)
Randall Kirk .... series producer (unknown episodes)
Maurice H. Patrykus .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Gary Stockdale (52 episodes, 2003-2008)
 
Series Cinematography by
Kevin O'Brien (3 episodes, 2003-2008)

Steve Jones (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Tim Sullivan (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Steven Uhlenberg (14 episodes, 2003-2008)
Jules Frazier (13 episodes, 2003)
Brian Horn (11 episodes, 2005-2008)
Eric Wise (6 episodes, 2003)
Mitch Rosa (2 episodes, 2003)
Ian Sears (2 episodes, 2007-2008)

Doug Folkerts (unknown episodes)
Tim Schultz (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
David Zimmerman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Rudy Matchinga (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
 
Series Costume Design by
Kathryn Shemanek (40 episodes, 2006-2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Phyllis Bond .... hair stylist / makeup artist (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
 
Series Production Management
CJ .... post-production supervisor (30 episodes, 2006-2008)
Kathleen Boyette Bramlett .... production manager: Penn & Teller / production manager (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joshua E. Kessler .... field director (unknown episodes, 2005)
 
Series Art Department
Kyle B. Cunningham .... set dresser (30 episodes, 2008-2010)
Dustin Knouse .... production assistant (23 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jeremy Carmone .... props (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
 
Series Sound Department
Lenny Jones .... sound designer (89 episodes, 2003-2010)
Michael Dennis .... sound mixer / sound (15 episodes, 2003-2010)
Paul S. Shapiro .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 2003-2007)
Bob Schuck .... sound (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
Graham Gardner .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Brandon Goodwin .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2009)
Dick Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)

Noah Mathers .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
David Weinstock .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Skip Burrows .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Justin Schultz .... animator (2 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chuck Bejarano .... camera operator (40 episodes, 2006-2009)
Kevin McCafferty .... camera operator (13 episodes, 2003)
Dave Babb .... camera operator (13 episodes, 2004-2010)
Ryan Mhor .... assistant camera (10 episodes, 2008)
Breck Larson .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2005-2010)
Peter Zivkovic .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2007-2009)
Perry Ryan .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2004-2010)
Mark Gamsey .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2009)
Kameron Mogadam .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2010)

Rage Stewart .... camera production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Peter Conlon .... animation director: title sequence (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathryn Shemanek .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
 
Series Editorial Department
Christopher Nunn .... assistant editor (14 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mike Krause .... assistant editor (13 episodes, 2003)
CJ .... post-production coordinator (11 episodes, 2005)
Ed Decker .... assistant editor (11 episodes, 2007-2008)

Alpesh Patel .... lead assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Dan Gill .... script supervisor / researcher (40 episodes, 2007-2010)
Jeff Critelli .... teleprompter operator / teleprompt operator (27 episodes, 2008-2010)
Michael Bancroft .... production assistant (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Laura Elizabeth Cannon .... assistant to the executive producer / assistant to executive producers (13 episodes, 2003)
James Elden .... production assistant / assistant to executive producers (13 episodes, 2003)
Franka Mavrides .... production assistant / assistant to executive producer (13 episodes, 2003)
CJ .... assistant to executive producer (13 episodes, 2004)
Ryan Mhor .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2007)
Steven Solars .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2007)
Lauren Willems .... researcher (10 episodes, 2010)
Bill Narducci .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 2006)
Kyle B. Cunningham .... choreographer (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Tim Rogan .... stage manager (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
Nathan Santucci .... director: covert activities / director of covert activities: Penn & Teller (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
Zach Wechter .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2006-2009)
Glenn S. Alai .... assistant: Penn & Teller / publicity manager (2 episodes, 2003-2007)
Michael Buyer .... magic team (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Randall Moldave .... consultant (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Eric Small .... consultant (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ezekiel Zabrowski .... magic team (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Anna Dean .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2008)

Jennifer L. Goosby .... script supervisor (unknown episodes, 2004)
Katy Scanlan .... production coordinator (unknown episodes, 2005)
Daniel Leaderman .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 2007)
Michelle Basterrechea .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Kyle Hollingsworth .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Randall Kirk .... segment producer (unknown episodes)
Justin Leibow .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Pancho Mansfield .... network executive (unknown episodes)
Cassandra Seidl .... post accounting supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Penn & Teller: BS!" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
30 min
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Language:
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Certification:
Australia:MA (some episodes) | Australia:R (some episodes) | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-PG (early episodes) | USA:TV-MA (most episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Neither Penn Jillette nor (obviously) Teller swear once during the "Profanity" episode.See more »
Quotes:
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!See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

Why do Penn and Teller (or at least Penn) use a lot of obscenity?
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26 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Finally!, 5 February 2003
Author: delicreep from SF Bay Area

How can this be? Not only does America finally get a skeptic-oriented cable show, but one hosted by Penn and Teller! The joy was almost too much for me, especially since the first episode was about communing with the dead, a scam enjoying a huge surge in popularity.

The opening dialogue by Penn was sometimes a bit shaky, but I suspect he'll adapt to the format soon enough. The series will hopefully continue to do what the first episode did: show the methods by which mystics and pseudoscientific opportunists take advantage of people in need.

Finally, I was impressed that the show managed to walk the line between skepticism and cynicism, never falling into the simple close-minded denial of the latter. There certainly is anger and sarcasm from the narrators/hosts, but nothing too terrible.

This is a funny show that is entirely relevant. I now have something to counter the pain of Dennis Miller's show being canceled. Watch a few of the episodes and decide for yourself.

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