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.
S06, E08 (First Aired: Aug. 7, 2008)
In spite of fear-mongering, toxic toys and anti-anxiety medication, the world has never been safer for children.
S07, E07 (First Aired: Aug. 6, 2009)
The guys visit Congress in search of a legislator willing to discuss America's tax system.