Jan. 24, 2003
30 min.
Showtime TV Network

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Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

In society, there are many products and ideas that we buy in to. Well-known magicians, Penn and Teller, are here to knock some sense into people in a humorous and informal way and to explain why some things in life are just plain bullsh**.

Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Season 2 (2004)

2x01 2 2x01 P.E.T.A.
The fur flies when the boys look into PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
Apr. 01, 2004
2x02 2 2x02 Safety Hysteria
Terrorists! School shootings! Germs! Scared? Well, if you are, then you're probably making someone money by trying to feel safe.
Apr. 08, 2004
2x03 2 2x03 The Business of Love
The boys look into the business of love as they investigate industries that claim to help people searching for the perfect mate.
Apr. 15, 2004
2x04 2 2x04 War on Drugs
On this episode, Penn and Teller examine the war on drugs and find out some shocking information about the effects on drugs and what its doing to the economy.
Apr. 22, 2004
2x05 2 2x05 Recycling
On this episode, Penn and Teller trash the concept of recycling, they even try to mock the sorting of it.
Apr. 29, 2004
2x06 2 2x06 The Bible: Fact or Fiction?
Some believers of the Bible take a literal translation of its content. But how much of it can actually be factual? How could Noah have fit all those animals into a boat and why is there ...
May. 06, 2004
2x07 2 2x07 Yoga / Tantric Sex
Penn & Teller try to determine whether claims about yoga and tantric sex are stretching the truth.
May. 13, 2004
2x08 2 2x08 Fountain of Youth
The guys face down purveyors of treatments and programs that are supposed to make people look younger. Included are examinations of diets, facial creams, Botox injections and plastic ...
May. 20, 2004
2x09 2 2x09 Death, Inc.
We're afraid of death. But all of us have to face it at least once, and maybe more if someone we care about happens to die on us. But what are we so freaked out about? We'll show you ...
Aug. 05, 2004
2x10 2 2x10 Profanity
On this episode, Penn and Teller have a heckuva time dealing with profanity.
Aug. 12, 2004
2x11 2 2x11 12-Stepping
The guys look into the effects of 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, that are used to treat compulsive behavior. Also, they discuss whether alcoholism should really be ...
Aug. 19, 2004
2x12 2 2x12 Exercise vs. Genetics
The guys get to the heart of the matter in the exercise vs. genetics issue and why sometimes “working out isn't working out.” Includes an interview with Jack La Lanne and a look ...
Aug. 26, 2004
2x13 2 2x13 Hypnosis
On this episode, Penn and Teller have a few suggestions for hypnotists.
Sep. 02, 2004
Season Guides

Season 2 Characters

Himself - Host played by Teller
Himself played by Kreigh Hampel
Herself played by Paula Begoun
Control Group Test Subject played by Paige Anderson (IX)
Herself - Model played by Paige Anderson (IX)
Dinner Date played by Dawn Gallagher
Recycling Bureaucrat played by Bruce Kimmel
Security Guard played by Joshua Wright (III)
Young Penn played by James Koch (III)
Young Teller played by Adam Nichols (II)
Arizona played by Joe Arpaio
Assisted Recovery played by Lloyd Vacosky
Center for Inquiry West played by James Underdown
Herself - Clinical Hypnotherapist) played by Wendi Friesen
Herself - Owner of Sedona Heart Center played by Suzanne McMillan-McTavish
Herself - President played by Ginny Foster
Herself - Primary Care Physician played by Linda Reid
Herself - Suburban Mom played by Tracy (XXIII)
Herself - Tantric Sex Instructor played by Janet Lessin
Herself - Tarot Test Reader #2 played by Reginah Perlmutter
Herself - Tarot Test Reader #3 played by Alma Lopez (II)
Himself - Author of 'Cuss Control: The Complete Book on How to Curb Your Cursing' played by Jim O'Connor (XII)
Himself - Bartender played by Judd (V)
Himself - Cult and New Age Researcher played by Rick Ross (X)
Himself - Director played by Lloyd Vacosky

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Season 2 Videos

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Season 2 Quotes

02x05 - Recycling Season 2 / Episode 5: - Recycling

Penn Jillette: It takes more energy to recycle a plastic bottle than to make a new one.
Penn Jillette: So, so far we're feeling good for no reason. And that's fine too. But if you want to feel good while being stupid and wasting your time, maybe *heroin* is for you.
02x01 - P.E.T.A. Season 2 / Episode 1: - P.E.T.A.

Penn Jillette: Shows like this? What shows like this? Is HBO running a show like horse shit or crock of shit? What other shit shows are out there? We rule shit.
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Season 2 Trivia

  • Episode 07 - Goof (boom mic visible): After Pete Sanders introduces himself, you can see the shadow of the boom mic and the pole holding it over him, cast over the cactus to Pete's left.

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