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 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 16 episodes

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Next Episode

Fright at the Museum

Episode 4x14; Jan 24, 2019

At a campsite, Michael turns rain into wine and has an app that gives new meaning to the "call of nature." Later, Michael gets thorny at a plant shop, and in a museum, he drums up ancient history that grasps for the present.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x13: Fight or FlightJan 17, 2019
4x12: Sorcery or ScienceJan 10, 2019
4x11: Vegan PlantDec 27, 2018
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