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The Carbonaro Effect

( 13 Episodes Available)

Michael Carbonaro is a magician by trade, but a prankster by heart. In truTV’s comedic series, The Carbonaro Effect, Michael performs baffling tricks on unsuspecting people in everyday situations, all caught on hidden camera. Posing as an ordinary bartender or a seemingly unremarkable salesman, Michael astonishes ‘marks’ by turning a tuft of hair into a puppy or pouring 12 pints of beer from an ordinary bottle. Whether the marks are alone or with their friends, everyone is left stunned and delight
Posing as a cashier, Michael makes a shopper’s face appear on a milk carton and tries to convince her that she really is a missing person.

A Problem with Chocolate Turtles and Seeds

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Posing as a thrift store employee, Michael makes shoppers believe that a real waddling duck is just a lifelike decoy, and confuses clerks with a never-ending chain of hangers.

A Waddle, a Scratch…

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Michael convinces car wash patrons that he broke their window, only to miraculously fix it with the push of a button.

Just Smash It Out

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Michael convinces customers to buy toys that couldn't possibly exist, like bubbles that turn into Christmas ornaments when you catch them.

Out of Bounce

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
At a sporting goods store, a confused customer debates the laws of physics with Michael after he suddenly makes a lightweight box impossibly heavy.

Don’t Freeze Me!

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
In a Mexican restaurant, Michael treats incredulous diners to a good luck serpent with their tableside guacamole, and makes salsa so spicy it melts metal.

The Lizard Law

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Michael mystifies laundromat patrons by impossibly multiplying miniscule amounts of detergent, and makes one man’s day when he convinces him that he’s hit the coin machine jackpot.

It's a Makeshift

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Michael confuses wine drinkers with an incredible shrinking bottle, and a supposedly deep cork that defies the laws of physics

Green Friendly

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Posing as a Pet Store employee, Michael sells customers on the novelty of pets that can hatch out of balloons, and convinces a hotel valet that he can park a car without even sitting in the driver’s seat.

Maybe it's the Echinacea?

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Posing as a bartender, Michael turns water into liquor and convinces a self-proclaimed experienced drinker that distillation is a lie.

Serious déjà vu

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
Posing as an interior designer, Michael stumps his new assistant who can’t escape the ground floor of a home due to a disappearing staircase.

An Elevated Ferret Alert

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
In this special episode, Michael breaks the laws of physics with a multitude of tricks, and then introduces new technologies to some very accepting patrons.

Cause and Effect

The Carbonaro Effect
Lang: English
Genre: Actuality & Reality
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