Jul 27, 2005
Season 1 Episode 3
Determined to go beyond feats performed by his mentor, Criss devises a plan to top Houdini's 1908 milk can escape by locking himself inside a wine barrel filled with water, which hangs more than eight stories above the ground, all while he is bound by handcuffs. In this nail-biting episode, discover the multitude of obstacles Criss must face, including problems with the water temperature, the size of the wine barrel, the amount of time he is physically able to hold his breath under water, and the fact that the barrel is set to plummet to the earth after the two-minute timer runs out. Also in this episode, Criss will make one couple experience déjà vu.