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.
S02, E11 (First Aired: Aug. 19, 2004)
Penn and Teller say there are not 12 steps, only one: Stop drinking; the magicians take exception to those who make a profit from rehab.
S06, E04 (First Aired: Jul. 10, 2008)
Beliefs about dolphins' evolutionary superiority; dolphin energy.