Penn and Teller Bullshit

Penn and Teller Bullshit

  • TV-MA
  • 2003
  • 8 Seasons
  • 8.2  (11,442)

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

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Seasons
Vaccinations
10. Vaccinations
August 12, 2010
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.
Self-Esteem
9. Self-Esteem
August 5, 2010
Evidence shows that self-esteem building does not work. However, parents, counselors, and social workers are misguided in sill using ineffective tools that teach children to grow up thinking they are "special."
Old People
8. Old People
July 29, 2010
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.
Criminal Justice
7. Criminal Justice
July 22, 2010
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.
Area 51
6. Area 51
July 15, 2010
Penn and Teller check out UFO hunters.
Easy Money
5. Easy Money
July 8, 2010
Penn and Teller inspect direct sales companies.
Teen Sex
4. Teen Sex
July 1, 2010
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.
Martial Arts
3. Martial Arts
June 24, 2010
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.
Fast Food
2. Fast Food
June 17, 2010
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?
Cheerleaders
1. Cheerleaders
June 10, 2010
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.
Description

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 opponentPenn and Teller Bullshit is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (88 episodes). The series first aired on January 24, 2003.

Penn and Teller Bullshit is available for streaming on the Showtime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Penn and Teller Bullshit on demand at Showtime, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Showtime Anytime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 24, 2003
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (11,442)