Penn & Teller: Fool Us

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  • TV-PG
  • 2014
  • 11 Seasons
  • 8.0  (4,117)

Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a television show that aired on The CW from 2011 to present day. The show is hosted by Jonathan Ross and stars world-famous magicians Penn Jillette and Teller. The concept of the show is simple: amateur and professional magicians come on stage to perform a trick in front of Penn & Teller. If the legendary duo can't figure out how the trick is done, the magician wins a trip to perform in their Las Vegas show.

Each episode features several magicians from all around the world showcasing their talents with a variety of different tricks. Penn & Teller watch closely, and often try to predict how the trick is done before the magician reveals the secret.

The judges have a reputation for being some of the best minds in magic, so fooling them is no easy feat. However, some of the magicians who appear on the show manage to outwit even the most knowledgeable experts.

As each magician finishes their routine, Penn & Teller offer their critiques and try to guess the method behind the trick. They may point out flaws in the performance or suggest ways to improve it. Then, they make their final prediction: either "Fool Us" or "Didn't Fool Us."

If the magician successfully fools the duo, they're invited to perform in their Las Vegas show. It's a prestigious honor, as Penn & Teller are among the most respected and well-known magicians in the world.

There are a few different types of tricks that appear on the show. Some are classic illusions that most people are familiar with, such as sawing someone in half. Others are more unique creations that the magician has developed themselves.

One of the most entertaining aspects of the show is seeing the different personalities and styles of the magicians who come on. Some are humorous and playful, while others are serious and deep. They all have different approaches to magic, and it's fascinating to see how they approach their craft.

Throughout the series, several big-name magicians have appeared as guests. These include David Copperfield, Criss Angel, and Piff the Magic Dragon. These guests come on to perform their own tricks or offer advice to the aspiring magicians who hope to fool Penn & Teller.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us has been widely praised for its entertaining and educational approach to magic. It's a show that appeals to both magic enthusiasts and casual viewers. It's also a great opportunity for up-and-coming magicians to showcase their talents to a wide audience.

Overall, Penn & Teller: Fool Us is an engaging, entertaining show that offers a unique glimpse into the world of magic. It showcases the best of the best in the industry, while also offering a platform for newcomers to show their skills. If you're a fan of magic, or just enjoy seeing talented performers do what they do best, it's definitely a show worth watching.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a series that is currently running and has 11 seasons (160 episodes). The series first aired on July 30, 2014.

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Brought to You by the Letter P
14. Brought to You by the Letter P
March 1, 2024
Featured magicians include Jacob Schenström, Ondřej Pšenička, John Lewit and Chris Capeheart.
Game of Drones
13. Game of Drones
February 23, 2024
The magicians featured in the episode include Wes Barker, Henry Evans, Gonzalo Albiñana and Keona.
It's Snot Magic!
12. It's Snot Magic!
February 16, 2024
The magicians featured in the episode include Jimmy Ichihana, Brendon Peel & Li Lau, Jin Hyoung Han, and Dana Pleasant.
The Youngest Act in Fool Us History
11. The Youngest Act in Fool Us History
February 2, 2024
The magicians featured in the episode include Giancarlo Bernini, Rachel Ling Gordon, Mr Triton and Joe Diamond.
A Magical Punch in the Face
10. A Magical Punch in the Face
January 26, 2024
The magicians featured in the episode include Sanjeev Vinodh, Mortenn Christiansen, Giancarlo Bernini and Jeffrey Wang.
Penn & Teller vs. A Magic Hamster
9. Penn & Teller vs. A Magic Hamster
January 19, 2024
The magicians featured in the episode include Jo De Rijck, Adrian Vega, Nao Murata and Jonathan Steigman.
The Smallest Biggest Magic Trick Ever
8. The Smallest Biggest Magic Trick Ever
January 12, 2024
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Blake Vogt, Marc DeSouza, AnnaRose and Willy Monroe.
The Princess and the Wizard
7. The Princess and the Wizard
December 22, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Benjamin Barnes, Hara, Helen Coghlan and Daniel K.
Badass Brooke
6. Badass Brooke
December 8, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Ramo and Alegria, Bryan Saint, Sion and Vilgot Michelin.
The Bill-In-Penn's-Head Trick
5. The Bill-In-Penn's-Head Trick
December 1, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Joe Monti, Ding Yang, Matt Baker and Arturo Fuenzalida.
We've Got a Racoon Problem
4. We've Got a Racoon Problem
November 17, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Solange Kardinaly, Christian Engblom, Antonio Martinez and Ari Novick.
Magic is Sexy
3. Magic is Sexy
November 10, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Cash, Aleš Hrdlička, Henry & Klauss and Jonah Babins & Ben Train.
2 Dead in Tonight's Episode
2. 2 Dead in Tonight's Episode
November 3, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Alexandra, Artem, Anthony Dempsey and Rune Carlsen.
Who's Your Daddy?!
1. Who's Your Daddy?!
October 27, 2023
Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The TV audience watches along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Moxie Jillette, Daxien, The Cosmic Romantics & David Schwartz.
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Where to Watch Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Penn & Teller: Fool Us is available for streaming on the The CW website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Penn & Teller: Fool Us on demand at FuboTV, The CW and CW Seed.
  • Premiere Date
    July 30, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (4,117)