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Season 7

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

Orgasms
Episode 1: Orgasms

Original Air Date: Jun 25, 2009

In the Season 7 premiere, the myth-busting magicians meet with the inventor of a remote-control orgasm machine, take a lesson from a sex coach, and observe a demonstration of how to unleash one's "inner erotic rock star."

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Astrology
Episode 2: Astrology

Original Air Date: Jul 2, 2009

Millions of people believe their destinies are determined by the positions of the sun, moon, and planets, so Penn and Teller follow two astrologers as they dole out advice - for a price.

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Video Games
Episode 3: Video Games

Original Air Date: Jul 9, 2009

The duo debunks the theory of politicians and other alarmists that playing video games leads to teen violence by handing over a real semiautomatic weapon to a nine-year-old video game player to see if he becomes a human killing machine.

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The Apocalypse
Episode 4: The Apocalypse

Original Air Date: Jul 16, 2009

Penn and Teller follow investigators to Mexico where they probe the mysterious, doomsday "Mayan Prophecy" that the world will end on exactly December 21, 2012.

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Lie Detectors
Episode 5: Lie Detectors

Original Air Date: Jul 23, 2009

Polygraphs are used in thousands of investigations and job screenings, but can a machine really detect whether someone is lying? Penn and Teller meet people whose lives were ruined by faulty lie-detector results.

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Organic Foods
Episode 6: Organic Foods

Original Air Date: Jul 30, 2009

Penn and Teller examine the organic food industry to determine if it is, as many claim, more nutritious, and better for the environment.

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Taxes
Episode 7: Taxes

Original Air Date: Aug 6, 2009

A visit to the halls of Congress in search of a legislator willing to discuss America's complex, unfair tax system yields interesting results.

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Lawns
Episode 8: Lawns

Original Air Date: Aug 13, 2009

Penn and Teller dig up the truth about the lawn care industry, visit a man who was imprisoned for having an untended lawn, and find a neighborhood where a certain type of grass is mandatory.

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Stress
Episode 9: Stress

Original Air Date: Aug 20, 2009

The hosts take a skeptical look at stress and the modern attitude toward "curing" what was once considered a normal part of everyday life.

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The Vatican
Episode 10: The Vatican

Original Air Date: Aug 27, 2009

In the Season 7 finale, Penn and Teller explore the secretive inner world of the Vatican, holy city of Catholicism and home of its leader, the Pope.

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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