The Carbonaro Effect

The BEST episodes of The Carbonaro Effect

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

Michael Carbonaro is a magician by trade, but a prankster by heart. In this show, Michael performs baffling tricks on unsuspecting people in everyday situations, all caught on hidden camera. Everyone is left stunned and delighted, even though they have no idea what just hit them.

Last Updated: 8/2/2022Network: truTV
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Vanishing Daycare
star
8.64
22 votes

#1 - Vanishing Daycare

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/26/2019

At a thrift store, Michael transforms a t-shirt that's suitable for all four seasons and at a daycare, his aid thinks she loses more than her mind. Plus, in a museum, Michael's helper runs scared when a sculpture starts to slither away.

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Simon Soft
star
8.41
46 votes

#2 - Simon Soft

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/14/2018

Michael turns iced tea into a tea candle and later, at a pet store, he reveals that caterpillars have wicks. Plus, at a warehouse, Michael stumps his assistant when he proves that big tricks come in shrink-wrapped packages.

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Moving Dragon
star
8.28
36 votes

#3 - Moving Dragon

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/14/2019

While working at a pool store, Michael flies on a kickboard and shows the culinary pros of a pool noodle. Plus at a pet store, he breeds hamsters from pellets. Then, Michael stuns his helper when moving day heats up with a fiery statue.

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Just a Milker
star
8.22
60 votes

#4 - Just a Milker

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 12/4/2014

Michael fishes for trouble in a toy store with pop-up books that contain live animals and, at a health food store, he makes a woman's day by showing her how to milk almonds. Later, a mummy causes an employee to question ancient curses.

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Fishguise
star
8.21
78 votes

#5 - Fishguise

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/28/2015

At a local copy shop, Michael introduces a print by hand technique and at a bait and tackle shop, he unveils the latest fish fashion trends. At an office, Michael pulls a switcheroo and the new temp has no idea who's the boss.

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Dr. Bones
star
8.20
35 votes

#6 - Dr. Bones

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/12/2018

Michael explores the true depth of a deep-dish pizza, and later, he plays doctor to a patient questioning his own vision and sanity and then explains how the “Carbonaro Effect” could cause hallucinations. Plus, as a locksmith, Michael stuns his assistant with a surprise on the other side of the door.

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You've Been Marked
star
8.18
50 votes

#7 - You've Been Marked

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/7/2018

Michael shows off a seashell from the seashore, that still has the seashore in it, and reveals desserts that break the mold. Plus, at a farm, Michael startles his assistant with a trick that's "out-of-this-world."

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The Albino Corn Snake Viper Patrol
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8.18
128 votes

#8 - The Albino Corn Snake Viper Patrol

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/19/2015

Working at a tattoo parlor, Michael gets some killer ink in a flash. Then it's SNAKES ON A SEDAN when a serpent ambushes a routine car checkup. Down on the docks, one unlucky guy learns a lesson in shrinkage.

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Take the Mirror
star
8.16
112 votes

#9 - Take the Mirror

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/16/2015

Michael's candy shop customers witness a live scorpion get freed from a lollipop and later Michael's cocktail invention has one man drunk with envy! In the big finish, a cursed mirror turns simple reflections into reality.

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Prehistoric Fossil Breeding
star
8.13
32 votes

#10 - Prehistoric Fossil Breeding

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2018

Michael schools a man on fish fossil breeding at a rock store; he colors with his tongue at a paint store; on a construction site, Michael and his helper dig up a skeleton that still has some life in it.

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This is Not an Orange
star
8.12
86 votes

#11 - This is Not an Orange

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/6/2014

Surprising shoppers with items featuring hidden compartments; a raft in a pill; a new way to levitate.

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Relax the Back
star
8.11
61 votes

#12 - Relax the Back

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/24/2018

At a library, Michael shocks people with every trick in the book, including a voice controlled page turner and outfit changes that almost get him recognized! And later, Michael amazes a trainee with a weightless mattress!

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There's Life in Here
star
8.11
36 votes

#13 - There's Life in Here

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2018

Michael gives a confused woman the license to speed at the Department of Motor Vehicles; he unclogs a toaster at the return counter; he blows the mind of a beach attendant with a scaly encounter from under the sea

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Total Face Rejuvenation
star
8.10
59 votes

#14 - Total Face Rejuvenation

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/17/2018

Michael shocks a receptionist with a medical procedure that leaves both their jaws on the floor, and then at a party store, Michael reveals a regenerating piece of gum. Plus, an electrifying trick rewrites history.

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A Faux Pas to Wear
star
8.10
69 votes

#15 - A Faux Pas to Wear

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 11/27/2014

Michael stuns shoppers at a thrift mart with a remarkably advanced antique that self-tailors clothes and a chalkboard that solves mathematical equations. And at a hardware store, a DIYer is left questioning the intelligence of beetles that follow blueprints and unscrew nuts and bolts. Plus, one woman is shocked and bewildered when Michael disappears and reappears before her very eyes.

Watch Now:Amazon
Drone Care
star
8.09
76 votes

#16 - Drone Care

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/25/2016

While working as a florist, Michael nukes petal popping flowers, sheds light on frog mutation, and turns an ant farm into a work of art.

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Top Priority of NASA
star
8.09
87 votes

#17 - Top Priority of NASA

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/18/2016

Michael's tricks include a soup fit for space, odd ear wax removal and a mystic massage. Later, a mover travels through time.

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Just During the Previews
star
8.09
67 votes

#18 - Just During the Previews

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/13/2014

Michael tests gravity when he floats the idea of astronaut snacks; his darkness-triggering popcorn is too newfangled for one movie goer; and he astonishes an antique store employee with glass figurines that feel emotion and repair themselves!

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Whippit
star
8.08
36 votes

#19 - Whippit

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/28/2018

In an ice cream shop, Michael whips up a mind-boggling app; at a party store, he spills the tea on a self-brewing decoration; and at a farm, Michael's helper looks like he saw a ghost after a run-in with a spirited scarecrow.

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The Food Flattener
star
8.08
36 votes

#20 - The Food Flattener

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/5/2018

At a cooking class, Michael gets crabby when chopping salad and brings the heat to instantly cook a meatball with his breath. And later, Michael chills his assistant to her bones when a cryotherapy experiment freezes.

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Super Saturn Moon Travel
star
8.08
49 votes

#21 - Super Saturn Moon Travel

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/30/2017

At Michael's fireworks stand, he's got everything from exploding fruit to levitation sparklers, and at a hemp store, Michael shows off his innovations in hemp technology. Plus, a time capsule completely blows one man's mind!

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Serious Déjà Vu
star
8.08
112 votes

#22 - Serious Déjà Vu

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/17/2014

Posing as a bartender, Michael refutes distillation while turning water into liquor. Then, Michael blows the minds of customers in a coffee shop, and gives a man déjà vu.

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Cuban Assimilatory Persea Plant
star
8.08
38 votes

#23 - Cuban Assimilatory Persea Plant

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/7/2017

Michael tries new foods like shape-shifting pasta and never-ending soup! Then it's off to a vinyl shop for a record-breaking illusion, and later, Michael tries to convince his coworker to explore a new plant.

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The Framing Canon
star
8.07
96 votes

#24 - The Framing Canon

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/13/2016

While working in an art supply store, Michael astounds a customer with a framing device, shocks a patron who can't see the whole picture and becomes a piece of art. Later, a woman goes haywire when Michael literally loses his head.

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Maybe it's the Echinacea?
star
8.07
126 votes

#25 - Maybe it's the Echinacea?

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/10/2014

Michael sells customers on the novelty of pets that can hatch out of balloons, and convinces a hotel valet that he can park a car without even sitting in the driver's seat.

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