The BEST Episodes of Death by Magic

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021

Network: Netflix

Magician Drummond Money-Coutts travels the globe, sharing his infectious love of magic and attempting tricks that proved fatal to other magicians.

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LONDON: Buried Alive

#1 - LONDON: Buried Alive

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Inspired by the Victorian obsession with taphephobia -- the fear of being buried alive -- Drummond attempts his own escape from a custom-built coffin.

star 7.97
30 votes
DETROIT: Death by Audience

#2 - DETROIT: Death by Audience

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

After delighting Motown singers with sleight of hand, Drummond lets his audience make a choice that could bring a car crashing down on his head.

star 7.89
35 votes
LAS VEGAS: Against the Odds

#3 - LAS VEGAS: Against the Odds

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Drummond works his magic in a tattoo shop, then aims to beat the odds as his audience assists him with a variation on Russian roulette.

star 7.78
27 votes
LOS ANGELES: Daredevil

#4 - LOS ANGELES: Daredevil

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Drummond re-creates the final, deadly trick of a Niagara Falls daredevil, plummeting in a wooden barrel into a small pool of water.

star 7.77
22 votes
 INDIA: The Rope Trick

#5 - INDIA: The Rope Trick

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Paying homage to a legendary -- and gruesome -- magic trick, Drummond tries to escape from an iron cage suspended above flaming spikes.

star 7.71
24 votes
EDINBURGH: Trial by Fire

#6 - EDINBURGH: Trial by Fire

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

After recounting a magician's fiery death and the notorious history of witch hunts, Drummond risks being burned alive at the stake.

star 7.57
23 votes
MIAMI: Head Under Water

#7 - MIAMI: Head Under Water

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

After intense training with a retired Navy SEAL, Drummond faces his lifelong aquaphobia and attempts to escape from a car before it floods with water.

star 7.53
47 votes
CAPE TOWN: The Great Escape

#8 - CAPE TOWN: The Great Escape

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Drummond visits a college of magic just for kids, entertains with a beachside treasure hunt and puts himself in the path of a speeding train.

star 7.37
59 votes