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Penn and Teller: Bullshit was aired between 2003-2010. It was hosted by magicians and entertainers, Penn and Teller. The show was a documentary that had goals of debunking pseudo-scientific or paranormal beliefs. They also tackled misconceptions and fads. Like Michel Moore, these two magicians criticized their opponents for making claims for financial gain or just plain dishonesty. The entertainers proved most of their cases by using common sense and by calling their opponent

Monday 10:00 PM et/pt on Showtime
8 Seasons, 88 Episodes - Canceled
January 24, 2003
Comedy
8.2/10
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Penn and Teller Bullshit Full Episode Guide

  • In the Season 8 finale, vaccination is considered modern medicine's greatest weapon against disease but thanks to pseudo-science and public gullibility, the debate over vaccination safety rages on.

  • According to Penn and Teller, America's seniors are stripped of their dignity thanks to ongoing stereotypes about old people. They investigate the widespread beliefs that old people can't drive, don't have sex, and smell bad.

  • Is America's criminal justice system weighed down with bad science, ineffective methods, incompetence and corruption? Penn & Teller set out to reveal that the only thing scarier than crime is America's war on crime.

  • Penn and Teller check out UFO hunters.

  • Penn and Teller inspect direct sales companies.

  • Every generation worries about teen sex, but today's parents are more hysterical than ever. The duo will look at the drastic measures adults are taking to combat the perceived dangers of teenage promiscuity, "sexting," and gay-straight alliances.

  • Thanks to centuries of Eastern mystique, the martial arts may appear spiritual and special. The mischievous magicians take a more skeptical look at a bunch of guys in pajamas breaking boards with their feet and overweight housewives learning to "defend" themselves.

  • Hold on to your cheeseburger! Public Health agencies, food activists and special interest groups have launched an all-out war against fast food restaurants. Should the government really be spending our tax dollars to regulate what, where, and how we eat?

  • In the Season Eight premiere, it's as all-American as apple pie, but cheerleading is also responsible for 65% of all catastrophic female sport injuries, with competitive coaches, fanatic parents, and a multimillion dollar industry concerned with its bottom line.

  • Stress used to be a normal part of life but lately, it's a "condition" and curing it has become a major moneymaking industry. Watch as they hunt down various remedies ranging from aromatherapy to needless nutritional supplements to mystical spa treatments.

  • Penn & Teller take on the lawn industry and visit a neighborhood where growing a certain type of grass is mandatory. They even meet a guy whose brown lawn landed him in jail!

  • Penn and Teller meet with congressmen in Washington D.C., who are willing to talk about the taxing system of the U.S.

  • The guys discuss organic foods and whether they are more healthy and easier on the environment.

  • Truthfully, the guys are up in arms over the negativity caused in people's lives from the use of a polygraph test, many who will speak in this episode.

  • Shannon McCabe & Paul Dale Roberts of HPI Haunted & Paranormal Investigations International go to Mexico to see if there is any truth to the mystery of 2012.

  • Penn and Teller test the ages old theory that playing video games can lead to violent teens. The guys hand a nine year old video game enthusiast a semiautomatic weapon to examine what he does with it.

  • Millions of people believe their destinies are determined by the positions of the sun, moon, and planets. Penn & Teller follow two astrologers as they dole out advice - for a price.

Most Popular Penn and Teller Bullshit Episodes

  • Season 8 Episode 6 Area 51 7/15/2010
  • Season 8 Episode 10 Vaccinations 8/12/2010

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