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Don't Try This at Home! (1990)

Penn and/or Teller play with mirrors, teach 900 people to make a hankie disappear, play with clear acrylic boxes, turn marshmallows into tools of violence, do some erotic fire-eating, ... See full summary »

Director:

John Moffitt
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2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penn Jillette ... Himself
Teller ... Himself
Victoria Jackson ... Herself
Jane Curtin ... Herself
Carol Perkins Carol Perkins ... Female fire-eater
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Storyline

Penn and/or Teller play with mirrors, teach 900 people to make a hankie disappear, play with clear acrylic boxes, turn marshmallows into tools of violence, do some erotic fire-eating, become the King of Animal Traps, produce bees without end, make Jane Curtin do a magic trick with a needle, dental floss, and her pierced ear, and drive a truck filled with concrete over Teller. Written by Kathy Li

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magic | trick | scam | sequel | See All (4) »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Penn & Teller: Don't Try This at Home See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Penn: We believe violence is exciting in entertainment. In America we have the First Amendment; there are no censors. But there are anti-violence censorship letter-writers. They want to make sure you'll never see anything that they wouldn't want to see. They say that if we had nothing on TV but shows like thirtysomething and Growing Pains all the world problems would be worked out in an adult, peaceful manner. They don't understand EVERYTHING's fake on TV. Homer Simpson doesn't work in a nuclear ...
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Follows Penn & Teller Go Public (1985) See more »

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