Season 3 Episodes

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The Best

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 8/1/2005
Penn and Teller skewer our pursuit of "the best" in everything, from neighborhoods to electronics to automobiles to spouses, and demonstrate how such rampant consumerism is a race designed so that the runners never win.
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Signs From Heaven

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 7/25/2005
The Virgin Mary...or a grilled cheese sandwich? Just a recent example of the public's willingness to believe ordinary statues, icons, relics pictures, stains on tortillas, and burn marks on a piece of greasy white bread are signs from Heaven.
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Endangered Species

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 7/18/2005
In over 30 years, the Endangered Species Act has cost taxpayers billions of dollars, but it has saved next to no endangered species!
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Ghost Busters

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 7/11/2005
It's scary to know in today's Age of Enlightenment, the world's fascination with the "paranormal" is at an all-time high.
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Gun Control

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/27/2005
Many Americans will fight to the death to defend their right to bear arms. They say guns don't kill people - people kill people.
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Hair

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/13/2005
The business of hair is a billion dollar industry. People who don't have it, want it. People who have it in the wrong spots, want to get rid of it, or move it to other areas of their anatomy.
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Big Brother

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 6/13/2005
Has our surveillance society made our lives more convenient? Has it succeeded in deterring crime and terrorism?
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College

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/30/2005
College degrees will lead us to future happiness, enlightenment, fun, preparation for life, a fulfilling job, as well as national prosperity.
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Holier Than Thou

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/23/2005
To most of the world, highly revered figures such as Mother Theresa, Mahatma Gandhi and the Dalai Lama are larger-than-life symbols of love, peace and charity.
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Life Coaching

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 5/16/2005
Today, it's hip to have a therapist. In fact, you're really "in" if you skip doc's diagnosis and head straight to a "Life Coach" for motivation.
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Conspiracy Theories

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 5/9/2005
Conspiracies have been around for as long as there have been people to plot them. They are everywhere!
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Family Values

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 5/2/2005
There's a hysteria in America. A hysteria about what's become known as "the traditional family" and the desperate urgency to "save" it.
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Circumcision

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/25/2005
Finally, an episode that will make every man feel regret, cringe with pain, and grab their genitals.

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