The BEST Episodes of Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 21, 2020

Network: The CW

Fool Us challenges magicians to perform in front of Penn and Teller. If they can fool Penn and Teller, they win a five star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn & Teller's world famous show at the Rio Hotel & Casino. Well-known illusionists Penn and Teller throw down the gauntlet to aspiring magicians in the UK to perform their most mystifying trick - and fool Penn and Teller. Las Vegas legends Penn & Teller have no prior knowledge of either the performers or the planned trick. They sit in the audience just like everyone else, watching every move the guest magicians make. And, if any illusionist comes on and fools the professionals - they win a five star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn & Teller's world famous show at the Rio Hotel & Casino. Every magician will be performing for high stakes. Whether it's a grand stage illusion or a tiny trick of sleight of hand, whether it uses tigers or toothpicks, if they are good enough to fool Penn & Teller then they get to perform in Vegas with the iconic duo.

Water Tanks for the Memories

#1 - Water Tanks for the Memories

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2011

Magicians Lee Hathaway, Jack Taperell, Laura London, and Paul & Martin Daniels try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks. To close the show, Penn & Teller perform the world's first underwater card trick - with a shocking twist.

star 8.52
316 votes
Penn Gets Nailed

#2 - Penn Gets Nailed

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 16, 2011

French illusionists Cubic Act, who use a magical box on stage, card expert Michael Vincent, Victorian magicians Morgan & West and award-winning performer Nick Einhorn try to outwit the double act with mind-boggling tricks, in the hope of landing a gig with them in Las Vegas. The duo also perform a trick involving a nailgun.

star 8.07
464 votes
Writers:
Now THAT'S Bunny!

#3 - Now THAT'S Bunny!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 10, 2015

Magicians Jay Sankey, Greg Wilson, Trigg Watson, and Jen Kramer try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 8.03
244 votes
A Bellyful of Needles

#4 - A Bellyful of Needles

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 30, 2011

This week, the reigning world card trick champion, Shawn Farquhar, does the impossible right under Penn's nose. Plus Cuba's greatest magician - Manuel Martinez, who now lives in Margate - takes to the stage, and one act performs the most stunning climax to a trick ever seen on TV. Also staring Etienne Pradier and Chris Dugdale.

star 7.98
343 votes
Writers:
Knife of the Party

#5 - Knife of the Party

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 27, 2015

Magicians Austin Janik, Amazing Allison, Mac King, and Norman Ng try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.97
263 votes
Mission Impossi-Ball

#6 - Mission Impossi-Ball

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 3, 2015

Magicians Bill Cook, Wes Barker, Matt Holtzclaw, and David Regal try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.96
249 votes
Solid Goldfish

#7 - Solid Goldfish

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 2, 2011

Magicians Piff the Magic Dragon, Soma, Alan Hudson, and Damien O'Brien try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.94
467 votes
Hanging Out with Penn & Teller

#8 - Hanging Out with Penn & Teller

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 30, 2017

Magicians Patrik Kuffs, Lamanske, Adam Wilber, and Hector try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.94
155 votes
Writers: Matt Donnelly
They're Baaack!

#9 - They're Baaack!

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 24, 2019

Magicians Javi Benitez, Rebecca Herrera, Helen Coghlan, and Danny Cole try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.93
114 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Stab a Card, Any Card...

#10 - Stab a Card, Any Card...

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 25, 2011

Magicians Young & Strange, Mark Shortland, Mathieu Bich, and Daniel Madison try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.92
480 votes
Writers:
Penn & Teller vs. Inventors

#11 - Penn & Teller vs. Inventors

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2019

Magicians Arkadia, Harry Keaton, Jandro, and Derek Selinger try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.87
106 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
The Fool Us Zone

#12 - The Fool Us Zone

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 3, 2018

Magicians Dr. Michael Rubinstein, Anastasia Synn, Adam Cheyer, and Tyler Twombly try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.86
125 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Teller Sucks... Helium

#13 - Teller Sucks... Helium

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 18, 2011

Magicians High Jinx, Jon Allen, and Graham Jolley try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks. Prior foolers John Archer and Benjamin Earl visit Vegas.

star 7.85
672 votes
Writers:
David Copperfield vs. Penn & Teller

#14 - David Copperfield vs. Penn & Teller

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 17, 2019

Magicians David Copperfield, Jan Reinder, Ondřej Pšenička, and Giancarlo Bernini try fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.85
144 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn's Favorite Card Trick

#15 - Penn's Favorite Card Trick

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 17, 2015

Magicians Kostya Kimlat, Frederick Falk, Chris Funk, and Nate Dendy try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.84
231 votes
Penn & Teller Have A Blast

#16 - Penn & Teller Have A Blast

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 27, 2016

Magicians Robert Ramirez, Dominik, Joel Ward, and Mahdi Gilbert try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.83
296 votes
The Great Escape

#17 - The Great Escape

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

Magicians Xavier Mortimer, Fielding West, Caleb Wiles, and Kevin Hall the Magic Maniac try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.83
233 votes
Penn & Teller Keep You in Suspense

#18 - Penn & Teller Keep You in Suspense

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 27, 2018

Magicians Simon Pierro, Nicholas Wallace, Darcy Oake, and Alex Geiser try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.81
113 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Teller Is a Blockhead

#19 - Teller Is a Blockhead

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 9, 2011

This episode has 15-year-old Daniel Kramer from North London show card & physical tricks, Romany (Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2006) performs while tied up with rope, Alan Rorrison shows off some close-up magic and Richard Bellars returns from a previous episode to see if he can fool Penn & Teller by predicting the outcome of some challenges he sets for them on-stage...

star 7.80
428 votes
Writers:
Penn & Teller Get Trapped

#20 - Penn & Teller Get Trapped

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 9, 2016

Magicians Christopher Tracy & Jim Leach, Neil Croswell, Ben Young, and Henok try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.80
219 votes
A Big Round of Applause for Alyson

#21 - A Big Round of Applause for Alyson

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 24, 2017

Magicians Riccardo Berdini, Yan Markson, Ondrej Psenicka, and Glenn Morphew try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.79
209 votes
Writers: Matt Donnelly
Penn & Teller Cure the Common Code

#22 - Penn & Teller Cure the Common Code

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 8, 2019

Magicians Anna DeGuzman, Raffaele Scircoli, Allen Abbott, and Axel Hecklau try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.79
102 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn & Teller Hit the Streets

#23 - Penn & Teller Hit the Streets

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 15, 2019

Magicians Adiran Carratala, Kevin Blake, Ryan Stock, AmberLynn, and Christopher Castellini try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.79
101 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Duck! It's Alyson!

#24 - Duck! It's Alyson!

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 22, 2019

Magicians Jimmy Ichihana, Herbert & Alyson, Eric Samuels, and Rabby Yang try to fool the veteran duo with their illusions.

star 7.78
94 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
You Dirty Rathead!

#25 - You Dirty Rathead!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 10, 2016

Magicians Alex Ramon, Greg Frewin, Vinny Grosso, and Arthur Trace try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.76
261 votes