Canadian magicians have appeared on the hit-television show Penn & Teller Fool Us since its first season that aired in 2011. Fool Us has been renewed for an eighth season and we wanted to know what Canadian magicians have appeared on the CW Network's hit show and who fooled the magic duo. Here's the complete list.
Penn & Teller Fool Us is a magic competition and television program in which magicians perform tricks in front of the American magician-comedian duo, Penn & Teller. The 1hr format television show features four magicians per episode and one segment featuring Penn & Teller.
The coveted prize for magicians on the Fool Us stage is the FOOLER award, bragging rights for fooling Penn & Teller and an opportunity to perform in Las Vegas.
The show premiered in 2011 and has been renewed for an eighth season.
A total of 39 Canadian magicians have appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us and 12 Canadians have fooled the magic duo. The first Canadian magician to appear on the CW Network's hit television show Penn & Teller is Shawn Farquhar, FISM Grand Prix Winner. He appeared three times and fooled Penn & Teller twice.
Canada has a reputation for nurturing world-acclaimed magicians throughout history. Names like Doug Henning, Dai Vernon aka The Professor and The Charming Cheat, Martin Nash are a few names from Canada's rich history in magic.
Canadian magicians also have great influence within magic, the world's largest magician's society, the International Brotherhood of Magicians was founded in Winnipeg, Manitoba by magician Len Vintus and the Canadian Association of Magicians was founded in Elora, Ontario by Joan Caesar.
Canadians maintain a strong presence in the world magic.
Here's a list of all the Canadian magicians who fooled Penn & Teller:
Canadian Foolers: Magicians who have Fooled Penn & Teller
Shin Lim is the most-watched Canadian Fooler and most-watched Penn & Teller Fool Us magician. Watch here:
First 3 Canadian magicians who fooled Penn & Teller
Here are the first three Canadian magicians who successfully fooled Penn & Teller:
The first five Canadian magicians on Penn & Teller Fool Us
Here are the first five Canadian magicians to appear on CW Network's magic-contest television show Penn & Teller Fool Us:
1. Shawn Farquhar
Shawn has appeared three times on Penn & Teller Fool Us and fooled the magic duo two times. Here is Shawn Farquhar's first appearance on Fool Us:
2. Shin Lim
This is Shin Lim's second appearance on the hit television show Fool Us. Shin Lim has the most views among Canadian magicians (see above for his first-time on Penn and Teller Fool Us.)
Shin-Lim 2nd Appearance:
3. Wes Barker
Toronto magician and YouTube, Wes Barker is the third magician to appear on the hit television show. He fooled Penn & Teller. Watch:
4. Jay Sankey
One of the greatest minds in magic. Magician and YouTuber, Jay Sankey appeared on Fool Us in season two, but we are unable to find a video of his performance.
5. Chris Funk
Magician Chris Funk from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada appeared on season two of Penn & Teller Fool Us.
All Canadian appearances on Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Here is a list of Canadian magicians who on the television show can be celebrated by the following Canadian magician who has appeared on the Penn & Teller: Fool Us stage.
Ryan Stock & AmberLynn Walker
Lucy Darling (Carisa Hendrix)
Clinton W. Gray
Visit the Penn & Teller Episode Guide or Find Foolers and Magicians From the top 5 Countries of Penn & Teller Foolers:
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Here's a complete list of American magicians who have fooled Penn & Teller: