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Penn & Teller Tell a Lie

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Slightly edgy science/comedy show with interactive element.

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The fast-paced series combines science with Penn and Teller's trademark (albeit toned down) dry humor. Adding to the fun is the use of interview bloopers, replays of crazy moments, interesting archival footage, and dangerous stunts performed by professionals to tell every tale.

The audience's ability to have their votes registered and processed while it is actually airing is unique, but most folks will probably tune in to watch the eccentric hosts rather than to think about the validity of the scientific data they are being presented. Nonetheless, it still offers viewers who want to learn a chance to do just that.

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