Christopher Reeve guest stars in the final episode of The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller. They start the show by performing the British version of the bullet catch, the lima bean catch. Penn narrates while Teller performs The Domestication of (Balloon) Animals., they perform Cups and Balls Trick with clear plastic cups, and show you a trick you can do on a date. Then Penn cuts up Teller in The Audio-Animatronic Teller Trick. Christopher Reeve asks P&T how he can join The Magic Circle so P&T have him perform a few satanic rituals.
Penn & Teller invite some children on stage to observe them freezing mice with liquid nitrogen. Alexei Sayle performs stand-up then Penn shows him how dying on stage is really done. Teller performs slight of hand while Penn explains how it’s done. P&T perform the world’s most expensive card trick. At the end of the show Penn & Teller swear on their mothers graves that they have never and will never use camera tricks to perform magic.
Penn & Teller show the audience how to do the eye-popping trick with creamer. Teller scams some free food with his magic blister removing powder. P&T perform the Room 101 Card Trick which involves bacon, rats and Teller’s head. The guys teach guest Fiona Fullerton how to do the Pasta ala Stigmata trick. Penn tells a childhood story while Teller performs the king of animal traps. They close the show by having the entire Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller show crew swear that they are not using camera tricks.
Penn juggles broken bottles after being heckled by a brit. P&T perform the sleepy card trick, guest Dawn French gets to suck out Teller’s eyeball shells. Teller does the thumb trick for Dawn and gets blood all over her. Penn and a woman flirt while fire eating to music. Teller has some fun with a rabbit and a wood chipper and they end the show by swearing on a stack of bibles that they have never and will never use any camera tricks.
Penn & Teller teach a few hundred people the disappearing hanky trick. They perform the Chinese water torture card trick with guest John Cleese and explain a card force that you can do at home (with Jon Snow). Also the magicians make bugs appear out of thin air. At the end of the show P&T swear on a king james bible, that belonged to Teller’s grandmother, that they have never and will never use any camera tricks.
Stephen Fry guest stars in the first episode of The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller. P&T perform the Real Mans Card Trick, the hanging upside down Are We Live? trick, destroy and restore Stephen Fry’s watch and have an audience member perform a Houdini trick.
“Houdini would have been out by now” – Penn Jillette