24 January 2003
Penn and Teller introduce their series, explain their use of profanity and expose psychics who claim to speak with the dead.
31 January 2003
Penn and Teller set out to debunk reflexologists, magnetic healers and chiropractors.
7 February 2003
Penn and Teller and crew visit a UFO convention and attend a therapy session for alien abductees.
14 February 2003
Penn and Teller debunk the believers of the Nostradamus prophecies, proffer a jaundiced view of survivalists and mock the Christian end-of-world types.
21 February 2003
"Bullshit" ridicules the anti-smoking crusade. And it casts a critical eye on products designed to make babies smarter.
28 February 2003
Penn and Teller look at what people will do to increase their penis and breast size, and the scams merchants that will help them do it.
7 March 2003
Three different Feng Shui "experts" are asked for their advice on changing the layout of a room. Penn and Teller also ask why we are buying bottled water when tap water is just as good.
14 March 2003
Penn and Teller take a look at creationism, or intelligent design as it would like to be known, and how it is trying to force its way into American schools.
21 March 2003
Penn and Teller take a look at the self-help industry, and find out why walking on hot coals can make you a better person.
Season 1, Episode 10: ESP28 March 2003
Penn and Teller expose spoon bending, remote viewing, psychic ability and telepathy, for the scams that they are.
Season 1, Episode 11: Eat This!4 April 2003
Penn and Teller look at peoples obsession with dieting and health foods, and the industry that surrounds them.
Penn and Teller expose Ouija Boards and the myth of people experiencing Near Death Experiences by scientifically looking at evidence.
18 April 2003
Penn and Teller look at some of the more extreme claims of the various environmental organizations.
Season 2, Episode 1: P.E.T.A.1 April 2004
Penn and Teller look at animal liberation and expose PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) as hypocrites.
8 April 2004
Penn and Teller ask why we are so scared things such as cell phone radiation, terrorism, school shootings, and crime when the chances of being a victim are so low.
15 April 2004
Penn and Teller look at what people will through to find love, and the scam merchants that prey on them.
22 April 2004
Penn & Teller reveal why the war on drugs is a waste of time.
Season 2, Episode 5: Recycling29 April 2004
We all like to recycle our garbage, but Penn and Teller demonstrate how we are fooling ourselves in believing we are doing good for the environment.
6 May 2004
Penn and Teller take a look at the most famous work of fiction.
13 May 2004
Tantric sex, tarot cards, and herbs are just some of the new age bullshit that Penn and Teller take a look at.
20 May 2004
Penn and Teller look at the lengths people will go to to stay young.
5 August 2004
Season 2, Episode 10: Profanity12 August 2004
Penn and Teller look at how the moral minority want to control the language we hear on TV and in public.
19 August 2004
Penn and Teller look at the various twelve step programs that are used to cure addiction. They also look at the Alcoholics Anonymous and ask if it is a front for religious indoctrination.
12 September 2004
Penn and Teller look at the different techniques that the fitness industry uses to get your money, when a good diet and moderate exercise is all you need to stay healthy.
Season 2, Episode 13: Hypnosis2 September 2004
Penn a Teller look at hypnotism and find out how true it really is.
25 April 2005
Is circumcision a valid practice? Penn & Teller look at the various justifications behind the procedure and try to determine whether there exists a medical or social cause.
2 May 2005
Penn and Teller look at the myth of the traditional family with two parents and two children. Instead they find a whole range of different family arrangements
9 May 2005
Penn and Teller look at some of the crazy conspiracy theories that people believe in.
16 May 2005
Penn and Teller ask why people think they need a life coach to manage their problems when they would be better doing it themselves.
23 May 2005
Penn and Teller reveal that Mahatma Ghandi was a racist, Mother Teresa a religious zealot who was happy to see the poor suffer, and that the Dalai Lama is not as squeaky clean as he seems.
Season 3, Episode 6: College30 May 2005
Penn and Teller examine how political correctness and left-wing politics have infiltrated American colleges.
13 June 2005
Penn and Teller look at how the Patriot Act was rushed into law following 9/11 and what power this gave to the government. It also looks at how we are increasingly being monitored in our day to day life.
Season 3, Episode 8: Hair13 June 2005
Penn and Teller look at the business of hair, and the lengths that some people will go to keep it, and to loose it.
27 June 2005
Penn and Teller argue against gun control in the USA.
11 July 2005
Penn and Teller meet the ghost hunters.
18 July 2005
Penn and Teller ask if the Endangered Species Act is about saving rare animals, or just another Government grab for power.
25 July 2005
Penn and Teller investigate religious icons such as the Turin shroud, a toasted cheese sandwich with the face of the Virgin Mary, and a door with the eyes of Jesus.
Season 3, Episode 13: The Best1 August 2005
Penn and Teller take a look at our obsession with having the best of everything.
3 April 2006
Penn and Teller look at how in the early 80's the religious right and specifically the Mormon Church took over the boy scouts of America and how they now discriminate against homosexuals and atheists.
10 April 2006
Penn and Teller argue that prostitution should be legalized.
17 April 2006
Penn and Teller argue against the death penalty.
20 April 2006
Penn and Teller go in search of Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster.
1 May 2006
Penn and Teller look at the politics that are preventing rebuilding at Ground Zero.
Season 4, Episode 6: Pet Love8 May 2006
Penn and Teller look at the lengths that people will go to for their pets.
15 May 2006
Penn and Teller ask if it is right that black Americans should be compensated for slavery, if native Americans should be allowed to run casinos on their land.
Season 4, Episode 8: Manners22 May 2006
Penn and Teller argue that American manners are not getting worse.
Season 4, Episode 9: Numbers29 May 2006
Penn and Teller look at how numbers can be made to mean just about anything.
Season 4, Episode 10: Abstinence5 June 2006
Penn and Teller look at how the religious right have persuaded the government to pay for abstinence programs in schools that do not work.
Season 5, Episode 1: Obesity22 March 2007
Penn and Teller argue that the so called obesity epidemic is being overstated to advantage drug companies.
Season 5, Episode 2: Wal-Mart29 March 2007
Penn and Teller examine if Walmart is as bad as it is made out to be.
5 April 2007
Penn and Teller examine their favorite subject, breasts. They talk to people for and against breast feeding and exposing breasts in public, and ask if the pink ribbon campaign is a good thing.
Season 5, Episode 4: Detoxing12 April 2007
Penn and Teller expose the lie behind the practice of flushing the colon. They also take a look at liquid diets that can supposedly clean the toxins from your body.
Season 5, Episode 5: Exorcism19 April 2007
Penn and Teller battle the forces of evil when they witness three modern-day exorcists performing their demonic casting-out duties, then pay a visit to the "Black Pope," the leader of the Church of Satan.
26 April 2007
Penn and Teller argue that immigration, illegal or not, is good for the USA. They visit the volunteers who patrol the US, Mexican border, and hire some illegals to build a border wall.
3 May 2007
Penn and Teller argue that the Americans with Disabilities Act goes too far, and that the government, should not tell business how it should treat people.
10 May 2007
Penn and Teller look at what it means to be patriotic. They look at Mount Rushmore which was built by a racist against the wishes of the native-Indian tribe.
17 May 2007
Penn and Teller look at how nuclear power has been demonized when it is actually the best way to prevent climate change. They also review the performance of hybrid cars by sending two lesbians out on a date in one.
24 May 2007
Penn & Teller look into Anger Management classes and venting.
19 June 2008
Penn and Teller challenge the claims of feminists and Christians that porn is bad for you.
27 June 2008
Penn and Teller cast a critical eye over new age medicines such as Acutonics.
Season 6, Episode 3: NASA3 July 2008
Penn and Teller argue that the private sector should finance NASA instead of our taxes.
Season 6, Episode 4: Dolphins10 July 2008
Penn and Teller look at dolphins and conclude they are just dumb fish that new age hippies believe have special powers.
Season 6, Episode 5: Sleep, Inc17 July 2008
Penn and Teller look at the pseudoscience that has built up around peoples need to get a good nights sleep.
24 July 2008
Penn and Teller look at the climate change debate and question Al Gore's motives.
31 July 2008
Penn and Teller argue that sensitivity training is a form of brainwashing, and that companies that use to do so only to protect themselves from legal action.
7 August 2008
Penn and Teller argue that parents are now too protective of their kids.
15 August 2008
Penn and Teller argue that free trade is the only way to guarantee world peace.
22 August 2008
Penn and Teller look at our obsession with the past, and argue that things maybe were not as great as we remember.
Season 7, Episode 1: Orgasms25 June 2009
Penn and teller investigate the people who claim to be able to give you a better orgasm.
Season 7, Episode 2: Astrology2 July 2009
After six seasons of Bullshit!, Penn and Teller finally get around to trashing astrology.
9 July 2009
Penn and Teller argue that the moral panic against violent video games is unwarranted.
16 July 2009
The Mayan calendar ends 22 December 2012. Will the world end as well - and how?
23 July 2009
Why the polygraph sometimes gives false positives? More importantly - how do you learn to cheat the machine?
30 July 2009
Is organic food better for you? Does it contain more nutrients? Does it taste better? Is it worth the price? What does it mean to use only organic pesticides on the crop? What is it like to eat only organic food?
Season 7, Episode 7: Taxes5 August 2009
Why taxes are so complex? How did it start? How does the government justify taxes? Who makes the decisions? Which are better, liberals or conservatists? What are flat tax, progressive tax and consumption tax? Will it all improve?
Season 7, Episode 8: Lawns14 August 2009
Lawns are unnatural, man-made. Why do so many American houses have lawns? How much money is there in lawn business? What is the worst that can happen if your lawn is not up to your neighborhood's regulations? What about fake lawns?
Season 7, Episode 9: Stress20 August 2009
When was stress was "discovered"? What is it? Why do doctors disagree about it? What then is "adrenal fatigue"? What good is aromatherapy? Who *actually* benefits from it? What will John McEnroe say?
28 August 2009
Penn and Teller reveal what an evil organization the Vatican really is.
10 June 2010
A look into why feminists and the company Varsity, do not want cheer-leading to be classed as a sport. This is despite it being more dangerous than ice hockey.
Season 8, Episode 2: Fast Food17 June 2010
Penn and Teller question why food Nazis wish to control everything we eat.
24 June 2010
Penn and Teller argue that martial arts do not provide real self defense.
Season 8, Episode 4: Teen Sex1 July 2010
Penn and Teller argue that teenagers have always had sex, and we should not be worried.
Season 8, Episode 5: Easy Money8 July 2010
Penn and Teller show how network marketing schemes are nothing more than pyramid selling, where the only ones making money are the companies.
Season 8, Episode 6: Area 5115 July 2010
Penn and Teller argue that UFO believers are wrong about Area 51, and that it is nothing more than a military base.
22 July 2010
Penn and Teller show that the criminal justice system is broken, and that forensic science is far from perfect.
Season 8, Episode 8: Old People29 July 2010
Penn and Teller show how American society disrespects old people.
5 August 2010
Penn and Teller show that high self esteem can lead to the development of a narcissistic personality.
12 August 2010
Penn and Teller show that vaccinations are safe, and that their link to autism is false.
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