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Season 6

Penn & Teller debunk porn, new age medicine, dolphins, insomnia, sensitivity training and more.

War On Porn
Episode 1: War On Porn

Original Air Date: Jun 19, 2008

In the Season Six premiere, the duo examines the "war on porn," a crusade by various special interest groups to restrict free speech and regulate the Internet.

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New Age Medicine
Episode 2: New Age Medicine

Original Air Date: Jun 26, 2008

Penn and Teller take a skeptical look at New Age medicine and its outrageous, unsupported claims of healing despite a heap of evidence that it doesn't work.

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NASA
Episode 3: NASA

Original Air Date: Jul 3, 2008

It's time to take a closer look at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a government agency that spends scads of taxpayer money to achieve what private industry might be able to do more profitably and efficiently.

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Dolphins
Episode 4: Dolphins

Original Air Date: Jul 10, 2008

The cultural mumbo jumbo regarding dolphins is exposed, including New Age-style beliefs about the animals' evolutionary superiority (bunk, say dolphin experts) and the nonsense about dolphin "energy" believed by many.

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Sleep, Inc.
Episode 5: Sleep, Inc.

Original Air Date: Jul 17, 2008

The magicians think twice about the high cost of getting a good night's sleep due to the ever-growing industry of sleep product hawkers trying to convince consumers that a special pillow, mist machine or pill will deliver a magical rest.

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Being Green
Episode 6: Being Green

Original Air Date: Jul 24, 2008

Penn and Teller consider the popularity of the "green" movement, a largely bogus and hypocritical philosophy that links sanctimonious politics to an "ethical" lifestyle while doing little or nothing to actually create a healthier ecosystem.

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Sensitivity Training
Episode 7: Sensitivity Training

Original Air Date: Jul 31, 2008

The mind control courses known as sensitivity training are dissected and their roots in political correctness, an increasingly litigious culture, and the suffocation of free speech, are finally exposed.

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Stranger Danger
Episode 8: Stranger Danger

Original Air Date: Aug 7, 2008

Our contrary hosts argue that the world's never been safer for children, but you'd never know it in our culture of fear, toxic toys and even anti-anxiety medication for kids.

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World Peace
Episode 9: World Peace

Original Air Date: Aug 14, 2008

Penn and Teller go on a logic spree with their argument that the utopian ideal of world peace is dangerously naive and out of sync with human nature.

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Good Ol' Days
Episode 10: Good Ol' Days

Original Air Date: Aug 21, 2008

In the Season Six finale, the merry myth-shatterers puncture the nostalgic but unrealistic tendency of humans to long for an idyllic past - one that, in truth, never really existed.

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8 Seasons, 89 Episodes

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  • Season 8

    Penn & Teller take on cheerleaders, fast food, teen sex, seniors, vaccinations, and more.

    Season 8
  • Season 7

    Penn & Teller trash astrology, video games, the Apocalypse, organic food, lawns, the Vatican, and more.

    Season 7
  • Season 6

    Penn & Teller debunk porn, new age medicine, dolphins, insomnia, sensitivity training and more.

    Season 6
  • Season 5

    Penn & Teller take on obesity, Walmart, immigration, Mt. Rushmore, anger management, & more.

    Season 5
  • Season 4

    Penn & Teller debunk the Boy Scouts, the death penalty, Bigfoot, pet love, abstinence, and more.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Penn & Teller take on circumcision, conspiracy theories, life coaching, political correctness, religious icons and more.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Penn & Teller debunk PETA, the war on drugs, tantric sex, the moral minority, fitness, and more.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Penn & Teller take on psychics, chiropractors, second hand smoke, feng shui, dieting, and more.

    Season 1
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