Criss Angel: Mindfreak

2005, TV Show

Full Episodes(98)

Latest Episode: Levitation Vanish

Sep 08, 2010 Season 6 Episode 6 watch on (Paid)

With Criss' chaotic schedule, including his live performance of BeLIEve ten times each week, the taping of his hit TV series and moving into Serenity, his new home, Criss decides to escape the city for the Valley of Fire deep into the Mojave desert. In this remote and mystical place, Criss will attempt to miraculously levitate more than 100 feet up into the sky and then vanish.

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Nov 16, 2005 Season 1 Episode 18

Considered to be the most influential name in magic today, Criss Angel is constantly blurring the line between reality and illusion. In this exciting episode, watch Criss's "ring in ice" demonstration in one unedited take; see a young black panther appear from a taxi's supposedly empty trunk; and get an inside look at the characters on "Criss Angel Mindfreak," including the surreal family in the desert, various celebrity guests, "Mindfreak" crew, and Criss's own family.
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Nov 02, 2005 Season 1 Episode 17

Criss Angel is constantly blurring the line between reality and illusion, whether it be on the street, on the stage, or in his variety of mind-boggling demonstrations. In this wild episode, relive the craziest and most insane moments of Criss Angel Mindfreak. Discover never-before-seen footage and some of the most entertaining outtakes from previous Mindfreak episodes.
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Oct 31, 2005 Season 1 Episode 16

Relive the craziest and most insane moments of the series. Plus, never before seen footage, outtakes and Criss' most talked about illusion: the trash can uncut and in one continuous shot.
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Oct 19, 2005 Season 1 Episode 15

Their rivalry begins with a small paintball game and an electric shock face-off. Criss then ups the ante, daring Amazing Jonathan to hit him with a car, after he has trained with Mark Chadwick to learn how to deflect the impact of a moving vehicle. The competition culminates with Criss standing in front of a brick wall as Amazing Jonathan revs up his engine. Also in this episode, Criss performs a knife test in a sushi bar that could end his career.
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Oct 12, 2005 Season 1 Episode 14

Criss and his team view rarely seen Houdini artifacts and the private séance room of the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, California. Also in this episode, Criss will attempt to predict a major news event as well as the lottery results on the city's Dicky Barrett morning show at Indie 103.1.
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C4 Crate

Oct 05, 2005 Season 1 Episode 13

Wanting to experience the power of an explosion, Criss decides to bring together a group of experts including Pyro Pete, who has worked for everyone from the Rolling Stones to the producers of Star Wars, to figure out how to lock Criss into an explosives-filled crate, which will then be detonated. Taking precautionary efforts, Criss will wear a protective leather jumpsuit along with a helmet and the highest grade of earplugs available.
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Building Walk

Sep 14, 2005 Season 1 Episode 12

In one of the most dangerous stunts in the series, Criss leans over the side of the 55-story Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas at unbelievable angles. To push the boundaries of sense even further, Criss then proceeds to walk down the side of the building without any wires, harnesses, or safety netting.
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Sep 21, 2005 Season 1 Episode 11

In this edge-of-your-seat performance, Criss is sealed in an airtight chamber submerged in a water tank. Surrounded by almost 2,000 gallons of water, thousands of spectators, and news crews in New York City's Bryant Park, Criss will have up to 33 hours to figure out "The Greatest Escape Ever." Viewers will get an inside glimpse into Criss's experience by way of his live audio diary and a camera placed within the air chamber. Also in this episode, Criss must find a way to escape when U.S. Navy sailors tie him up during the 100-foot rope challenge in preparation for Oasis.
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Tesla Strike

Sep 14, 2005 Season 1 Episode 10

Criss has always been fascinated by lightning and the effects it has on the thousands of people who are struck by it each year. Those who survive a lightning strike often have increased memory skills and mental capacities. In this electrifying program, Criss personally tests out one of the largest teals coils in the country, which generates up to 3,000,000 volts, and simulates the electrical charge of lightning.
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Sep 07, 2005 Season 1 Episode 9

When Criss closes his eyes, he sees the real world where others would normally see darkness. In this episode, Criss demonstrates this ability to Mandy Moore, as he joyrides in her Mercedes convertible through the streets of Los Angeles. Trusting that Criss will be able to see reality while his vision is physically blocked, Mandy places silver dollars over his eyes, secured by black tape and a blindfold. As Mandy anxiously sits in the passenger seat, Criss drives completely blind, on a quest to find one of the actress's favorite restaurants.
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Aug 24, 2005 Season 1 Episode 8

Determined to channel the inhuman strength often associated with people who have been put in extreme, life-or-death situations, Criss has trained his mind relentlessly. In a gut-wrenching experiment, Criss is held up by two chairs, one at his feet and one supporting his head and shoulders, and proceeds to mystify those in Master Toddy's gym by allowing two Muay Thai boxers stand on top of him. By ripping apart phone books, pushing over a tree, and lifting up parked cars and a random taxicab two feet off the ground, Criss demonstrates his incredible power to harness this super-human strength.
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Aug 17, 2005 Season 1 Episode 7

Based on hellstromism, an art that uses the mind to trigger a spectator's physical reaction, Criss is challenged by Las Vegas's Desert Dodge dealership to find a hidden key belonging to a Dodge Viper using the powers of hellstromism. If unable to find the key, Criss will have to give the dealership $100,000 for the car, otherwise he takes it home for free.
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Buried Alive

Aug 10, 2005 Season 1 Episode 6

The infamous "Buried Alive" demonstration proved tragically fatal for "The Amazing Joe Burras," a magician from Fresno, California. The same stunt was later successfully completed by Banachek and Lance Burton, who both appear in this suspense-filled program helping Criss put his own twist on this dangerous exercise. Rob Zombie manacles Criss into a coffin and helps lower him six feet underground on the Santa Clarita haunted house set of the rock musician's latest film, The Devil's Rejects, in front of a live audience. With little oxygen and even less time, Criss must slither out from underneath layers of solid ground in order to escape almost certain death.
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Body Suspension

Aug 03, 2005 Season 1 Episode 5

Despite warnings of strong gusts of wind which could lead to potential death, Criss will attempt to do what has never been done before in the history of human folly. Suspending himself from a helicopter in the suicide body suspension position, wherein four fishhooks are positioned straight across his back, Criss will endure a breathtaking, albeit painful, flight over the Valley of Fire.
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SUV Nail Bed

Jul 27, 2005 Season 1 Episode 4

In this exciting episode, Criss manipulates the ancient practice of lying on a bed of nails to demonstrate a modern version of the same trick, which his predecessors wouldn't have even considered. While most nail-bed demonstrations consist of using short nails spaced a maximum of 1-1/2 inches apart to allow for equal weight distribution, Criss instead uses a nail bed constructed of 8-inch nails, spaced 3 inches apart on which he will lie. Raising the stakes even higher, Criss will direct a Hummer SUV to drive on top of him while he remains laying atop this virtual suicide bed.
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Wine Barrell Escape

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.
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Jul 20, 2005 Season 1 Episode 2

Attempting to do what is considered impossible by most and what has never been done before, Criss levitates people right off the street.  Levitation is one of the oldest practices of conjurers and fakirs, but Criss Angel takes it to the streets in a 360-degree demonstration of the power of defying gravity.  First Criss will levitate himself and a bystander, leaving only one foot each on the ground at Sunset Park in Las Vegas, demonstrating how it is possible if you believe.  Criss will perform the impossible taking a random stranger off the busy sidewalks of Downtown Fremont Street in Las Vegas and levitate them right in the middle of a crowd.  Criss also goes indoor skydiving and turns a spectator's drawing of a butterfly into a real one.
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Burned Alive

Jul 20, 2005 Season 1 Episode 1

With the assistance of Hollywood "burn master" Mark Chadwick, Criss attempts to make himself a human candle as a present for his mother on her 70th birthday. In this death-defying performance, Criss sets up a spectacular demonstration where he is set ablaze not once, but twice. First he undergoes a partial body burn test near the Aladdin Hotel pool in Las Vegas that lasts over 20 seconds. Later, on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, Criss performs a full 46-second body burn with no hand or face protection. With flames at temperatures above 1500 degrees Celsius shooting 15 feet off of his body, not even Hollywood stunt actors would attempt a trick like this. Criss further mystifies the Las Vegas crowd by disappearing and emerging as one of the crew members putting out the flames on the stuntman's own body.
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Criss Angel: Mindfreak Clips & Interviews collapse view

Teach a Trick: 3 Card Monte
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Building Implos
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Saws Off A Fan
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Collector's Edi
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Cremation
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Bodyguard Illus
Teach a Trick: The Mark of X
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Walk On Lake
Teach a Trick- Coin Through Table
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Season 6
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Clip 2
Criss Interviews Penn and Teller
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Collector's Edi
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Collector's Edi
Criss Angel Mindfreak: Clip 1

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