The BEST Episodes of Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 1, 2019

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

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 8.21
144 votes
Penn Gets Nailed

#2 - Penn Gets Nailed

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 8.18
180 votes
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A Bellyful of Needles

#3 - A Bellyful of Needles

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 8.08
145 votes
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The Invisi-Ball Thread

#4 - The Invisi-Ball Thread

Season 2 - Episode 2

Magicians Leon & Romy, Mike Hammer, Shin Lim, and Peter Boie try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.97
221 votes
They're Baaack!

#5 - They're Baaack!

Season 6 - Episode 2

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

star 7.95
102 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Teller Is a Blockhead

#6 - Teller Is a Blockhead

Season 1 - Episode 4

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 7.95
171 votes
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Stab a Card, Any Card...

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

Season 1 - Episode 2

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

star 7.93
204 votes
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Teller Sucks... Helium

#8 - Teller Sucks... Helium

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.92
275 votes
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Solid Goldfish

#9 - Solid Goldfish

Season 1 - Episode 3

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

star 7.89
209 votes
David Copperfield vs. Penn & Teller

#10 - David Copperfield vs. Penn & Teller

Season 6 - Episode 1

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

star 7.89
130 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn & Teller vs. Inventors

#11 - Penn & Teller vs. Inventors

Season 6 - Episode 3

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

star 7.87
101 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn & Teller Keep You in Suspense

#12 - Penn & Teller Keep You in Suspense

Season 5 - Episode 10

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

star 7.85
110 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn & Teller Hit the Streets

#13 - Penn & Teller Hit the Streets

Season 6 - Episode 5

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

star 7.84
90 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Penn & Teller Cure the Common Code

#14 - Penn & Teller Cure the Common Code

Season 6 - Episode 4

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

star 7.83
93 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
Duck! It's Alyson!

#15 - Duck! It's Alyson!

Season 6 - Episode 6

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

star 7.82
83 votes
Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller
The Great Escape

#16 - The Great Escape

Season 3 - Episode 9

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

star 7.81
202 votes
Penn & Teller Have A Blast

#17 - Penn & Teller Have A Blast

Season 3 - Episode 3

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

star 7.80
265 votes
Mission Impossi-Ball

#18 - Mission Impossi-Ball

Season 2 - Episode 5

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

star 7.79
190 votes
Does This Trick Ring a Bell?

#19 - Does This Trick Ring a Bell?

Season 4 - Episode 5

Magicians Dyno Staats, Aiden Sinclair, Axel Adler, and David Parr try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.78
186 votes
Writers: Matt Donnelly
Here's Moxie!

#20 - Here's Moxie!

Season 3 - Episode 8

Magicians Matthew Laslo, Zabrecky, David Garrard, and Wayne Hoffman try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.76
217 votes
A Big Round of Applause for Alyson

#21 - A Big Round of Applause for Alyson

Season 4 - Episode 7

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

star 7.75
178 votes
Writers: Matt Donnelly
Now THAT'S Bunny!

#22 - Now THAT'S Bunny!

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.73
186 votes
Juggle, Juggle, Penn's in Trouble

#23 - Juggle, Juggle, Penn's in Trouble

Season 3 - Episode 7

Magicians Vitaly Beckman, Simon Coronel, Mac King, and Kevin Viner try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.72
205 votes
Shoot to Kill

#24 - Shoot to Kill

Season 2 - Episode 3

Magicians Brian Brushwood, Simon Pierro, John Lovick, and Kyle Knight & Mistie try to fool the veteran duo with their tricks.

star 7.72
200 votes
You Dirty Rathead!

#25 - You Dirty Rathead!

Season 3 - Episode 5

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

star 7.72
228 votes