|UK, USA||2010||60 Min||Comedy . Reality . Game-Show|
Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a British-American television show. Hosted by Jonathan Ross its first two seasons and Alyson Hannigan starting its third, Fool Us was filmed at Fountain Studios in London, England (Seasons 1) and the Rio All-Suites Hotel in Las Vegas (Season 2 onward). Fool Us is a magic competition in which magicians perform tricks in front of American magician-comedian duo Penn & Teller. If Penn & Teller cannot figure out how a trick was done, the magician or magicians who performed it win a five-star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn & Teller's world-famous show, also at the Rio Hotel & Casino.
|TV Channel:||The CW|
There's a pleasing integrity in how P&T expose the other hopefuls without spoiling the abracadabra. [25 Jul/1 Aug 2014, p.108]Entertainment Weekly Full Review
Simple, low-key (read: cheap) and a great deal of fun, Penn & Teller: Fool Us manages to wed some of the pizzazz associated with old-fashioned variety shows with the peeking-behind-the-curtain quality of “Breaking the Magician’s Code.”Variety Full Review
Despite being a quickly canceled hand-me-down, Fool Us remains fairly watchable throughout Wednesday’s premiere episode.Uncle Barky Full Review