Penn and Teller are not only world-famous comedians and magicians, they're also die-hard skeptics. Each episode takes topics such as abstinence, life coaching, cryptozoology, 12-step programs and psychics and uses principles of magic and trickery - as well as good ol' fashioned hidden camera sting operations - to smoke out "nonsense peddlers" and reveal how they operate.
Penn and Teller have been amusing audiences for years with they're magic/comedy stage shows but being the avid fans of Henry Houdini that they are, decided to take a look at some of societies hucksters, Charlestons and other sketchy or questionable topics with they're new Showtime channel show, Bulls**t. Named so cause calling the people they question liars would get them sued, Penn, Teller and they're team of researchers seek to look into all sorts of pseudo … more
Interesting food for thought show that has the comedy/magic team uncover truths about plenty in society and history at large, from communicating to the dead, fung shui, The Bible, video games and more. Later episodes cover up flimsy topics by greasing it with sleaze and foul language but even a bad episode is good or at the very least interesting.