Penn and Teller travel to various parts of China and learn about the traditional types of magic being performed there while showing the locals a few tricks of their own. Included: fire-eating and mask-changing tricks.
The magic duo travel to Shadipur, India, in search of someone who can do the Indian rope trick. There they find some traditional---and gruseome---magic performed on the streets, including a routine that features a man eating thorns.
Penn & Teller explore various parts of Egypt and find the legendary Gali Gali street magicians performing their “cup and ball” trick in the cafes of Old Cairo. Included: a man who eats glass, nails and brick. Also: snake swallowing.
Cast & Details
Premiered: March 28, 2002
Premise: The celebrated magicians travel to foreign countries to examine magic of different cultures.