|UK, USA||2010||60||Comedy . Reality . Game-Show|
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 live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Christopher Tracy & Jim Leach, Neil Croswell, Ben Young and Henok.
|Episode Title:||Penn & Teller Get Trapped|
|Airs:||2016-09-09 at 21:00|
There's a pleasing integrity in how P&T expose the other hopefuls without spoiling the abracadabra. [25 Jul/1 Aug 2014, p.108]Entertainment Weekly Full Review
Simple, low-key (read: cheap) and a great deal of fun, Penn & Teller: Fool Us manages to wed some of the pizzazz associated with old-fashioned variety shows with the peeking-behind-the-curtain quality of “Breaking the Magician’s Code.”Variety Full Review
Despite being a quickly canceled hand-me-down, Fool Us remains fairly watchable throughout Wednesday’s premiere episode.Uncle Barky Full Review