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"Psychic Secrets Revealed" on NBC, Monday May 26

Old 05-25-03, 08:42 AM
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"Psychic Secrets Revealed" on NBC, Monday May 26

Did anyone else see this show when it was aired on April 23?

It was something like that series of shows Fox did with the masked magician revealing how magic tricks were performed, the difference being, of course, that honest magicians will tell you they are performing tricks and psychics will claim what they are doing is real.

The program, narrated by Stacy Keach, is being rerun tomorrow on NBC at 10:00pm EDT/9:00pm CDT. I highly recommend it.

(I do not recall a thread on this show when it was first aired and I could not find one in a search.)
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Old 05-27-03, 02:00 PM
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I watched this last night too!

I thought it was great. They have a "live" audience that thinks they are at a John edwards type of event... and it shows how they get tricked!

It even taught me how to do some tricks
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Pen and Teller did this on their show, Bull****. It was pretty good.
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Old 05-27-03, 02:14 PM
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I watched it. Nothing really new, but it was fun to watch the "psychics" dupe the audience. A lot of the stuff seems like it would be obvious...but you have to realize that skeptics don't go to these shows...when you have an entire audience that already believes it's a lot easier to pull off the con.
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I saw parts of it, very interesting stuff. I figured they used carefully placed spies in the audience to gather information, but they actually send undercover staffers to people's houses before the show, to snoop around!

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I saw original airing. It was good. I always knew this stuff was fake, but was never good at spotting how they did it (same for magicians). It was interesting to see it "exposed."
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Does anyone know if/when this will repeat again?
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