The BEST Episodes of Derren Brown: Mind Control
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021
SciFi Channel introduces America to mentalist Derren Brown, the British sensation described as "part James Bond, part Yoda". Brown already has had numerous top rated shows in the UK and he now brings his jaw-dropping gift across the pond for US audiences to astound and amaze. Though he doesn't claim to be a mind reader, Brown can predict and control human behavior with a mix of psychology, suggestion and showmanship. In 6 episodes, Brown will amaze and prove his gift that some may say is impossible.
#1 - Exotic Dancers
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 8, 2007
Derren tries his mind control techniques with exotic dancers, confuses commuters, goes to Venice to find a hidden treasure without a map, amazes some New York bankers and plays chess against nine grand masters.
#2 - Dreamscape
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 22, 2007
#3 - Receptive Children
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 15, 2007
Derren uses his techniques to expose a waitress' inner thoughts, zap the strength of a boxer, attempt to see with his fingers and predict a group's moves.
#4 - Disappearing Sun
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 29, 2007
Oxford University is visited for a n experiment, and nine chess masters compete with the host, who also tries to make the sun vanish.
#5 - Lying Car Salesman
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 2, 2007
Derren tries to detect when used car salesmen are lying to him about details on a car. He also uses subliminal persuasion to affect someone's dreams, he tests people's powers of observation, he sees if he can cash in on a losing ticket at a dog track, and he faces off with a kung fu master.
#6 - Shopping Mall ^ Carpark
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 26, 2007
Derren uses his psychological techniques to get strangers to hand over their valuables to him; he uses his powers of persuasion to try and pick up some rather pretty ladies; he makes hundreds of people in a shopping mall behave in an unusual manner, and he goes shopping with a wallet full of blank paper.