Genre: Documentary, Reality
Premise: 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.
S03, E11 (First Aired: Jul. 18, 2005)
In over 30 years, the Endangered Species Act has cost taxpayers billions of dollars, but it has saved almost no endangered species; this episode says its major accomplishment has been lining the pockets of environmental lawyers.
S03, E09 (First Aired: Jun. 27, 2005)
Penn and Teller discuss whether guns kill people or people kill people.