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13 November 2005 (USA) See more »
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Penn and Tell practice their unique brand of magic and comedy in the Carribean and underwater. | Add synopsis »
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Enjoyable but not exactly their best. See more (3 total) »

Cast

 

Aaron Carter ... Himself

Penn Jillette ... Himself

Daran Norris ... Announcer
Scott Stringer ... Stand In

Teller ... Himself
Ezekiel Zabrowski ... Himself
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Directed by
Star Price 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Goudeau 
Penn Jillette 
Star Price 
Teller 

Produced by
Patti Duce .... producer
Jules Frazier .... supervising producer
Peter Adam Golden .... executive producer
Nick Perlmuter .... producer
Star Price .... executive producer
Tim Rogan .... co-executive producer
Mark Wolper .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Gary Stockdale 
 
Film Editing by
Jules Frazier 
Patrick Sayers 
Tim Schultz 
 
Art Direction by
Rudy Matchinga 
 
Costume Design by
Kathryn Shemanek 
 
Art Department
Russell Tamashiro .... property master
 
Sound Department
Kamal Humphrey .... boom operator
Buck Robinson .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Justin Schultz .... visual effects matte artist
 
Stunts
Sandra Boyd-Spoden .... stunt safety coordinator
Scott Stringer .... stunt safety diver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carl Perkins .... steadicam operator
 
Editorial Department
CJ .... post-production coordinator
Christopher Nunn .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Robin Lynn .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Angela Carroll .... production coordinator
CJ .... production coordinator
Alyse Wax .... script supervisor
 

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88 min (DVD version)
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Enjoyable but not exactly their best., 12 November 2013
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

I am a big fan of Penn & Teller. I've seen all their episodes of "Penn & Teller Bull****" (I don't think IMDb lets me use the exact title) and even went to Las Vegas to see their show (I was in the center on the second row--as I said I am a big fan). I also have tried over the years to see them every time they appeared on TV. So, in this context, I would say that "Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End" was a disappointment. Now I am not saying the show is bad--it's quite good. But style-wise, it's not everything I love about the team. On "Penn & Teller Bull****", they were abrasive, insightful and controversial. And, on their other TV appearances and their stage show, they were gross--with LOTS of blood! Alas, you'll see none of this in this much more family-friendly show.

The TV special was filmed in Nassau, Bahamas and Grand Cayman--so the setting sure is lovely. And, because it's there, the magic tricks all have the beach as a backdrop or were filmed under water--yes, under water! It's all very novel and fun. What I liked best is something Penn & Teller DO often do--they show how they did the tricks! And, they just about always are wearing suits--even in the water! All in all very enjoyable with one minor exception--the inclusion of Aaron Carter singing during one of the tricks. I just am not an Aaron Carter fan.

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