The BEST episodes of Death by Magic

Every episode of Death by Magic ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Death by Magic!

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

Last Updated: 3/31/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
LONDON: Buried Alive
32 votes

#1 - LONDON: Buried Alive

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/30/2018

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

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DETROIT: Death by Audience
37 votes

#2 - DETROIT: Death by Audience

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/30/2018

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.

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LAS VEGAS: Against the Odds
29 votes

#3 - LAS VEGAS: Against the Odds

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/30/2018

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.

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LOS ANGELES: Daredevil
25 votes

#4 - LOS ANGELES: Daredevil

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/30/2018

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

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INDIA: The Rope Trick
27 votes

#5 - INDIA: The Rope Trick

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2018

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

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MIAMI: Head Under Water
49 votes

#6 - MIAMI: Head Under Water

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/30/2018

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.

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CAPE TOWN: The Great Escape
61 votes

#7 - CAPE TOWN: The Great Escape

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/30/2018

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.

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EDINBURGH: Trial by Fire
26 votes

#8 - EDINBURGH: Trial by Fire

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/30/2018

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

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