Back in 1986, magicians Penn and Teller turned up on an episode of Saturday Night Live and pulled off an a series of tricks which poked fun at other well known magicians, and culminated with a big surprise at the end.
We’ve seen Richard Turnerput on a show on TV, but trying to pull one – or 13 – on Penn and Teller is a different task. Watch as he turns up the charm and plays a game of Texas Hold ‘Em with the Las Vegas legends.
Stone-faced 23-year-old Kyle Eschen tries to fool Penn and Teller with his charming awkward schtick. At the end of the day, he might be more of a comedian than a magician, but that is no insult. The man belongs on the stage.
In the first episode of Penn & Teller: Fool Us’ third season – with Alyson Hannigan as the new host! – comedy magician Michael Kent tried to bamboozle his idols by making a glass and a bottle switch places, and then some. Wait for it…
Shin Lim was an aspiring pianist, but 7 years ago he turned to magic because his wrists gave out. Watch him fool Penn & Teller with a barrage of sleight of hand tricks that he’s learned in that short amount of time. Skip to 2:10. Mirror here.