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The Carbonaro Effect

truTV's hit comedic series The Carbonaro Effect features Michael Carbonaro, magician by trade and prankster at heart. In each new episode, Michael performs ingenious tricks on unsuspecting members of the public, all caught on hidden camera. Watch jaws drop when he causes a car to disappear into thin air or turns a tuft of hair into a living puppy. Whether posing as a coffee shop barista, museum curator or seemingly unremarkable store clerk, Michael Carbonaro's effect on people will leave you laughing out loud with his bewildering and thrilling illusions.

Show Info

Network: United States truTV (2014 - 2020)
Schedule: Thursdays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Reality
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episode


Episode 5x08; Jan 2, 2020

At an appliance store, Michael blends juices with a sticker. Then, at a pet shop, he reverses the food chain. Plus, at a doggy spa, an old dog learns new tricks when a rejuvenation machine turns back time and Michael doesn't go unscathed.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
5x08: PuppificationJan 2, 2020
5x07: Vanishing DaycareDec 26, 2019
5x06: Popcorn PantsDec 19, 2019
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Эффект Карбонаро (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Efecto Carbonaro (Spain Spain)
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