Penn & Teller: Bullshit!
Season 1

s01e01 / Talking to the Dead

25th Jan '03 - 3:00am
Talking to the Dead

In this first episode of Penn and Teller: Bullshit, Penn and Teller take on psychics and if they really are talking to the dead. In fact, famous psychics such as John Edwards are using an age-old technique called cold reading where they obtain information by asking questions and guessing rather than "talking to the dead".



This episode will shock you and will be very entertaining as Penn and Teller take down modern psychics through proof and the humor that makes this show not only informative, but a whole lot of laughs!

321 have watched this episode

s01e02 / Alternative Medicine

1st Feb '03 - 3:00am
Alternative Medicine

Penn and Teller take down alternative medicine. Penn and Teller will investigate an alternative medicine fair where they will show the humbug behind alternative medicine and why it's all just a bunch of bullshit! Aspects of alternative medicine that are looked into: chiropractic medicine, reflexology, magnet therapy and more.

323 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Alien Abductions

8th Feb '03 - 3:00am
Alien Abductions

In this episode of Penn and Teller: Bullsh**!, the topic of alien abductions is looked into. This episode looks into the stories of those who claim to have been abducted by aliens and shows the influence these stories can have on people. Penn and Teller will also visit an alien abduction therapy group where they explain their stories while the person who listens is making tons of money! A seminar and alien events will also be visited, where alien books, products and many items are being sold. Famous speakers such as David Icke will be offered a chance to explain their theories, as well as other famous conspiracy and alien speakers.

319 have watched this episode

s01e04 / End of the World

15th Feb '03 - 3:00am
End of the World

Since before many of us could remember, there have been claims that the world was going to end. In this episode of Bullsh**!, Penn and Teller will take a look into these claims and predictions, From the misinterpretations of Nostradamus, to the famous and million-dollar book series: Left Behind.



Then we'll visit a couple who live in the wild woods to survive, but cannot hunt and a camp where people learn survival skills out in the woods just to survive the end of the world. These lessons turn out to be useless as they accomplish nothing.

Plus, a survivalist has linked 40 school buses into an underground shelter for a community of people to live in when the bombs start falling. The end of the world may be coming, but why bother being involved in all the bullsh**? If the world ends, then it ends. Penn and Teller explains all this Bullsh** in this End of the World episode.

318 have watched this episode

s01e05 / Secondhand Smoke / Baby Bullshit

22nd Feb '03 - 3:00am
Secondhand Smoke / Baby Bullshit

Secondhand smoke, its possible health effects, and legislation against it come under the microscope in this episode. Joe Cherner, the president of Smoke Free Educational Services, will have his chance to explain his side of the fence. But Penn and Teller will soon be taking over his side as they explain the true reason of how only one report published years ago has caused this "second hand smoke health problem" See why it's all just a bunch of Bullsh**!



In the second half of this episode, the baby products industry is looked at. Everyday, new parents attend classes that are sometimes full of useless lessons. There are also many products such as the Baby Mozart music program and a "talking baby video" that will "increase" a baby's intelligence and make them smarter in life. Once again, Penn and Teller will show you it's all a bunch of Bullsh**!

317 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Sex, Sex, Sex

1st Mar '03 - 3:00am
Sex, Sex, Sex

Sex, sex, sex...sometimes it seems as if that's all you hear about these days. And that's often what many people think about. In this episode of Bullsh**!, Penn and Teller delve into the business of people's sexual insecurities. Women want larger breasts to look more attractive, so of course, a business would spring of this desire for breast enlargement products. And men feel insecure of the size of their penis and so they also buy into items such as pills, and other products that would make their penis larger. Find out why all these products are out just to make money and that they don't really work at all, on this episode of Penn and Teller: Bullsh**!

318 have watched this episode

s01e07 / Feng Shui / Bottled Water

8th Mar '03 - 3:00am
Feng Shui / Bottled Water

In this episode, three Feng Shui consultants who claim that Feng Shui is a "science" are put to the test when all three of them are invited into a home to provide their "science" but all three have different layouts and suggestions and are making a ton of money while they are at it.

Also, two twins go to get a haircut, one will be getting a regular sixteen dollar haircut, and the other will be getting a "feng shui" haircut that looks exactly the same for 0! Penn and Teller explain that this is not a "science" but just a bunch of bullsh**.

Plus, is it true that tap water is no worse then bottled water? As far as Penn and Teller is concerned, it's all the same. A prank is played at a fancy restaurant with the world's first "water steward". He sells a couple all different brands of water that cost up to ! Where does this water come from? The garden hose out back!

320 have watched this episode

s01e08 / Creationism

15th Mar '03 - 3:00am
Creationism

This episode takes a look into a Georgia school board debate about whether or not they should teach what's in the Bible about the creation of living things. This is claimed to be as much a 'science' by its supporters as evolution. The truth is, they want their religion in the school system and for all the other students to learn of their religious beliefs. What they are really doing is teaching what's in the Bible which is for a private school, not a public school. Penn and Teller will explain why in this episode of Bullsh**!

318 have watched this episode

s01e09 / Self-Helpless

22nd Mar '03 - 3:00am
Self-Helpless

There are many people who feel they need help or are trying to find themselves. So they invest their money and faith into products and services which they believe will improve their lives. Do these products and classes really improve your life?

For one day, a group of people attend a one-day class that teaches you how to become better cope with life by walking on broken glass and hot coals which, by what the instructor claims, is a breakthrough in the person's life. It seems like a big deal, but in reality-it's not. Penn and Teller show you how much bullsh** is in these self-help programs and show you that the only help you need is to help yourself.

316 have watched this episode

s01e10 / ESP

29th Mar '03 - 3:00am
ESP

On this episode of Bullsh**!, Penn and Teller take a look into the world of ESP and how much bullsh** it really is! First, an examination of remote viewing, by which people attempt to determine the identity of a hidden object by drawing at random. Penn and Teller attend a class on remote viewing and test the students and teacher to see if it really does what it's supposed to do.

Also in the episode, an animal communication consultant charges people so that she may tell them what their animal is thinking (saying to her). And get ready to go inside an exciting SPOON-BENDING PARTY!

315 have watched this episode

s01e11 / Eat This!

5th Apr '03 - 3:00am
Eat This!

In this episode, Penn and Teller offer you a new diet-that you don't eat until the show is over. Sounds like bullsh**? Well it is and so are many health products that claim will make you a healthier person and loose weight. Such as the Hollywood diet, where you don't eat anything for 48 hours except for water and the Hollywood diet shake. Penn and Teller take a look into this diet and see one person's weekend on it.
Also in this episode, Penn and Teller take a look into the movement to ban genetically engineered food, even though it may produce more food for the poor and may even make it healthier.

315 have watched this episode

s01e12 / Ouija Boards / Near Death Experiences

12th Apr '03 - 2:00am
Ouija Boards / Near Death Experiences

In this episode of Penn and Teller: Bullsh**! the guys take a look into the world of ouija boards and how people are fooled into thinking they are really contacting spirits. They show how easy it is to move it without realizing that you are the one doing it yourself! There are no spirits here!



Also featured is the concept of Near death experiences, or NDEs. P&T examine how the chemicals in your brain are really performing all the magic and expose the scumbags making money off them.

315 have watched this episode

s01e13 / Environmental Hysteria

19th Apr '03 - 2:00am
Environmental Hysteria

Here Penn & Teller explore the truth behind fears about global warming, air quality, water quality, acid rain, species extinction, and take a look at Greenpeace's activities. They also examine the idea of blindly joining up for causes, such as environmental ones, without getting all the pertinent information first.

317 have watched this episode
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