The BEST Episodes of Criss Angel Mindfreak
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 10, 2020
Criss Angel is on a quest to bring magic into our lives through extreme entertainment that he calls "mindfreak." He believes today's magicians are for the most part archaic and out of touch with society. He plans to change that with amazing feats, including being set ablaze for 46 seconds with very little protection and levitating people right on the street to death-defying escapes and even more slight-of-hand acts.
#1 - Building Walk
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 28, 2005
One of the most precarious stunts in the series, Criss will lean over the side of the 55th floor of the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas at unbelievable angles. More astounding still, he will walk down the side of the building with no wires or harnesses, and without the benefit of safety netting.
#2 - Animal 2
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 26, 2007
Why did the chicken cross the road? He didn't want Criss to make him dissapear. He already made an elephant dissapear. What else is there? Turn a cage handler into a tiger. Make the pachyderm (elephant) reappear. Also he'll take you into Siegfried and Roy's secret garden.
#3 - Rollercoaster Thru Criss
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 28, 2007
Criss heads to a carnival where he makes coins appear from everywhere and completely fools a weight guesser. He attempts to have a woman crawl through him. In the finale, Criss will be tied to the tracks of a roller coaster and will have to escape before it runs him over.
#4 - The Kid In Criss
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 25, 2007
Criss turns a little girl's Barbie into a real woman and then transforms himself back into a kid. Criss demonstrates tricks for kids from the Make-A-Wish foundation and surprises them all when he dresses as Santa Claus and makes a truck of toys appear out of nowhere.
#5 - Seance
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 30, 2007
In the haunted Artisian hotel, Criss interacts with the afterlife and reveals secrets from the spirits. Along with lots of other strange phenomenon, Criss proves that he can walk on the ceiling of the hotel.
#6 - Skeptic
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 6, 2008
Criss invites skeptics to be part of a deadly challenge. These skeptics get to lead a blindfolded Criss to four elevator doors, one of which hides an empty shaft. Using mentalism, Criss must predict which three of the four are safe to enter. If he is wrong, he will likely fall to his death.
#7 - Car Wreck Vanish
Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 24, 2008
Criss is handcuffed inside a car that's filled with explosives and racing downhill toward a cliff. Will Criss escape in time--or will this road trip end with Criss becoming road kill?
#8 - Levitation Vanish
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 8, 2010
With Criss' chaotic schedule, including his live performance of Believe ten times each week, the taping of his hit TV series and moving into Serenity, his new home, Criss decides to escape the city for the Valley of fire deep into the Mojave desert. In this remote and mystical place, Criss will attempt to miraculously levitate more than 100 feet (30 m) up into the sky and then vanish.
#9 - Hellstromism
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 17, 2005
The art of reading thoughts through muscle reflexes.
#10 - Superhuman
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 24, 2005
Sometimes in life, people are able to channel enormous amounts of strength through adrenaline. In this episode, Criss decides to see if this strength can be harnessed.
#11 - Walk on Water
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 7, 2006
When Criss did a guest spot on Las Vegas, he walked on water for a few seconds. Now he will attempt it in one continious shot as he will walk across an entire pool while people swim under and around him. Criss also brings a mannequin to life and introduces some new fans to his way of magic.
#12 - Metamorphosis
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 19, 2006
On Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Criss performs one of his signature demonstrations the fastest Metamorphosis ever attempted in front of thousands of spectators. There are no curtains or covers, just an almost deadly wall of fire. Criss also receives the prestigious “Magician of the Year” Award for the third time!
#13 - Vanish
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 31, 2006
Magicians throughout the centuries have included disappearing acts. For this episode, Criss performs his own incredible take on this illusion: to vanish a spectator surrounded 360 degrees by thousands of witnesses, during the day, in the middle of Las Vegas Fremont Street.
#14 - Shark Cage Escape
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 20, 2006
Criss is shackled, handcuffed and locked in a steel cage and sunk to the ocean floor.
#15 - The Grand Canyon Death Jump
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2010
Criss attempts to jump the Grand Canyon on a high-performance hybrid motorcycle. He will either miraculously appear inside a locked cage dangling from a helicopter or plummet 4,200 feet (1,300 m) to his death.
#16 - In Two
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 7, 2006
Cutting people in half has been a staple in the magic world throughout its history. Now it's time for Criss to put his own spin on this classic trick. Watch as Criss cuts someone in two without using boxes, covers, or trick clothes of any kind. You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind demonstration.
#17 - Luxor Light
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 5, 2007
Criss Angel's third season starts off with a bang with a one hour premier! First he'll levitate in the Luxor Light. After, he'll be bound by Dog to a chair, and he must escape underwater. Also, he'll show his new penthouse in the Luxor Pyramid.
#18 - Building Float
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired May 31, 2006
Season Two of Mindfreak kicks off with a stunt so amazing, it defies comprehension. Criss floats from one building to another in front of a crowd during the middle of the day. Criss Angel also shows off an amazing light bulb float using kinetic energy, lifts a kid right off the pavement in a parking lot by sticking his hand to the kid's head, and he also harnesses the power of static electricity among a crowd to levitate them off the ground in the middle of a park.
#19 - Smash
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 1, 2010
At the monumental Grand Canyon Sky Walk, in front of more than one thousand onlookers, Criss is shackled and locked inside a confining solid crate except for holes to view his face and hands at all times. The crate is then hoisted over the edge of the canyon more than 4,200 feet above the Colorado River. Criss reveals his process of escape but if he does not succeed in time, he will fatally crash to the rocky depths below.
#20 - Impenetrable
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 20, 2008
Criss attempts to merge through metal and pass from one oil drum to another.
#21 - 100 Gone
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 25, 2010
Criss will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the largest vanish of people in history. One hundred people are chosen at random and shackled together in front of a crowd of thousands at the Luxor Convention Arena and Criss attempts to make them all disappear instantaneously.
#22 - Tronik
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 10, 2008
Criss is a big kid at heart. As a child Criss loved toys and as an adult Criss still loves toys. In the spirit of this, Criss transforms a toy hummer into a real hummer. He then recreates a highlight of his former NY off-Broadway show where he builds a robot that suddenly comes to life.
#23 - Blind
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 7, 2005
When Criss Angel closes his eyes, he sees reality where others might see only darkness. He shows off the ability in an interesting way.
#24 - Oasis
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 21, 2005
In one of the most extravagant and remarkable feats ever attempted, Criss will live inside an air bubble in a giant, see-through tank, immersed in water. He will have no food, and a very limited air supply. He will remain in the bubble for 24 hours, and at the finish, disappear right before everyone's eyes.
#25 - C4 Crate
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 5, 2005
Criss decides to experience the power of C4 in a public setting, Downtown Las Vegas. Having always been intrigued by explosions, Criss asks the help of â€œPyro Peteâ€, an expert in explosives, whoâ€™s been utilized by man, including The Rolling Stones, Motley Crue, and AC/DC, among others. For the trick, Criss will be locked in an crate filled with explosives that will be operated by Teller, of Penn and Teller.