Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
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Penn and Teller argue that the moral panic against violent video games is unwarranted.

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Star Price, Ted Saad | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Penn Jillette ... Self - Host
Teller ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Barnett Jeff Barnett ... Self
Hillary Clinton ... Self (archive footage) (as Hillary Rodham Clinton)
Chris Cooney ... Self
Jane M. Healy Jane M. Healy ... Self (as Dr. Jane Healy)
Lawrence Kutner Lawrence Kutner ... Self
Harrison Nix Harrison Nix ... Self - 9-year-old
Missy Nix Missy Nix ... Self - Harrison's Mom
Cheryl Olson Cheryl Olson ... Self
Jack Thompson Jack Thompson ... Self
Lawrence G. Walters Lawrence G. Walters ... Self - Constitutional Attorney (as Lawrence Walters)
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Penn and Teller argue that the moral panic against violent video games is unwarranted.

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Penn & Teller have made their own video games; the first being the unreleased "Penn & Teller's Smoke & Mirrors" where players are meant to prank others into playing incredibly difficult or pointless mini-games in order to combat the assumption that all video games are violent in nature. The most recent has been "Penn & Teller VR: Frankly Unfair, Unkind, Unnecessary, & Underhanded" for virtual reality consoles. They've even appeared in Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair (1996), playing bit characters in a short film directed by the man himself. See more »

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[Teller, wearing a high school letter jacket, plays on a computer while a group of students and cheerleaders cheer him on]
Self - Host: Next time you feel like worrying about fake violent video games, try a little gedankenexperiment: imagine that video games were invented 100 years *before* football. Picture school video game teams and uniforms and hot-ass cheerleaders with big, bouncing pom-poms. Now imagine after 100 years of extracurricular video game fun, *football* is invented and introduced to schools....
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Connections

References Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (1970) See more »

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Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Theme Song
Written by Gary Stockdale
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9 July 2009 (USA) See more »

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