Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the other to suggest a real threat. Then they find that a real psychopath is interested in them.
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What more do you want?
Did You Know?
In the scene where Teller
is being held down with ropes by audience members, the one closest to Penn Jillette
is James Randi
, aka "The Amazing Randi". A close friend and mentor, Randi wrote the book "The Faith Healers" and exposed psychic doctors to the public, a driving plot point in the film. See more
When Penn, Teller and Officer McNamara watch the P&T compilation video at the crazed fan's apartment, the video has scenes of "Weekend Live" from the beginning of the film where Penn is seated left on the couch and Teller on the right from the camera's point-of-view. But in the fan's video of the same segment, Teller is seated on the left and Penn on the right. See more
Commie bastard, I'll show you distribution of wealth!
To hide the fact that Caitlin Clarke
played a dual role, she was also credited under the pseudonym 'Celia McGuire.' The closing credits reveal the pseudonym with the consecutive credits: Officer McNamara...Celia McGuire Celia McGuire...Caitlin Clarke See more
Subterranean Homesick Blues
(as"Mediterranean Homesick Blues")
Written by Bob Dylan See more