Questions tagged [penn-and-teller-fool-us]

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Do Penn and Teller learn how a trick works after the show?

Every contestant on Penn & Teller: Fool Us needs to divulge how their trick works to magic expert Johnny Thompson, before the show, so that he can resolve disputes (whether Penn and Teller were ...
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How did this violation of the “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” rules get past the screening process?

I recently asked "Does the producer demand to have the trick explained before hand, privately?", where it was confirmed there is a screening process for the show in which the contestant magician must ...
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Does the producer demand to have the trick explained before hand, privately?

I watched an episode of Penn & Teller: Fool Us where a magician fools Penn and Teller and the only explanation that seems possible to anyone is that the randomly chosen audience member involved is ...