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Penn & Teller: Fool Us 

Aspiring magicians from all over the world perform their best tricks to try and fool Penn and Teller, the world-famous magician duo. If the two can not guess how the trick was done, the "fooler" gets to be on their Las Vegas magic show.
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Series cast summary:
Penn Jillette ...  Himself / ... 72 episodes, 2011-2019
Teller ...  Himself / ... 72 episodes, 2011-2019
Alyson Hannigan ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 50 episodes, 2016-2019
Jonathan Ross ...  Himself - Host 22 episodes, 2011-2018
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A highly entertaining and thrilling one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary magician duo Penn and Teller. On each episode, aspiring magicians from all around the world are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the two. To avoid spoiling the tricks, when Penn and Teller are able to guess how the contestants' magic works, they usually explain it in code, and when the contestants do manage to full them, they are rewarded with a guest spot on their famous magic show in Las Vegas. At the end of each episode, P&T also perform one of their own impressive tricks. British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross served as host until 2016, when Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) star Alyson Hannigan took over as the new charming host. Written by CW Publicity

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7 January 2011 (UK) See more »

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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The announcer who introduces the host of the show is none other than Penn Jillette himself. See more »

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Most entertaining TV show in a while
7 November 2012 | by hesidoSee all my reviews

This a truly outstanding TV show that brings highly talented magicians to the screen. Jonathan Ross does his job really well and Penn&Teller do a wonderful job of honoring true talents who come to the show to fool them. Nothing is controversial, Penn is courteous when dealing with fellow magicians, and the magicians accept defeat with humility, also Penn&Teller do a good job of keeping the methods secret when describing how the tricks are done, which helps keep the mystifying aspect of the tricks: the 'magic' is never totally gone even after Penn explains the methods used. Almost all of the acts are exciting and have a wow factor, which provide non-stop entertainment with very little filler to artificially boost the length of the show.


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