The Carbonaro Effect
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The Carbonaro Effect
First Aired: April 1st, 2014
Status: Continuing
Genre: Reality
Air Time: Wednesday, 10:00 PM
Network: truTV
Summary: Michael Carbonaro is a magician by trade, but a prankster by heart. In THE CARBONARO EFFECT, Michael performs baffling tricks on unsuspecting people in everyday situations, all caught on hidden camera. Everyone is left stunned and delighted, even though they have no idea what just hit them.
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Season 3
Incredibly Unsettling
Episode 1: Incredibly Unsettling
Air Date: February 1st, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael breezes into the Windy City to shock and amaze the Chicago locals. In a health store, he sells a supplement that proves you are what you drink, and at a Metro station, he utterly derails a commuter's sense of reality.
Holy Moly Mirror
Episode 2: Holy Moly Mirror
Air Date: February 8th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: In a local Chicago diner, Michael brings new meaning to the term "hold the pickles". Plus, he discovers an aggressive new breed of fungus at a park, and later, he helps a co-worker disappear from work early in a hospital warehouse.
Bro, They're Surrounding Us!
Episode 3: Bro, They're Surrounding Us!
Air Date: February 15th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a market, Michael reveals an amazing credit card hack, and at a science shop, he demonstrates how far stem cell research has come. Later, Michael spooks a gardener who's certain that angry gnomes are hunting him down!
It's A Chicken, Sir
Episode 4: It's A Chicken, Sir
Air Date: February 22nd, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael discovers a ferocious new breed of animal at a park, customers are stumped in confusion when Michael invades a tea shop. Later a woman gets her feathers ruffled when an art studio becomes the site of a transformation.
Wait, My Chair!
Episode 5: Wait, My Chair!
Air Date: March 1st, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael shows the transformative properties of fruits and vegetables and shows a caterer the true power of dairy products. Then, an antique store customer is stunned when a species of termite literally chews through the scenery.
Soliciting Statue
Episode 6: Soliciting Statue
Air Date: March 8th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael shows off an impossible way to organize your clothes, reveals some serious surprises lurking in your favorite foods, and attempts one of his most ambitious feats yet - tricking two people at the same time.
Speed Thieves
Episode 7: Speed Thieves
Air Date: March 22nd, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a diner, Michael adds some spice to lunchtime and gives patrons the chills while demonstrating a new way to cool soup. And at a furniture store, Michael shows his coworker that impossible things can happen in the blink of an eye.
The Impractically Carbonaro Jokers' Effect
Episode 8: The Impractically Carbonaro Jokers' Effect
Air Date: March 29th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: In this special crossover event, the Impractical Jokers help Michael stun coffee bar customers - but soon discover the joke is on them; on a nature trail, Michael's woodland creatures display fantastic hidden abilities.
A Similar Rock Energy
Episode 9: A Similar Rock Energy
Air Date: November 9th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael is back in Chicago to hash out new ideas in a hemp store, but it's not until he inspects a spooky church that people start getting stoned, literally. Plus, Michael teams up with special guest star, Jack Black!
Kind of Like a Seafoam Green
Episode 10: Kind of Like a Seafoam Green
Air Date: November 16th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael shows some unsuspecting shoppers how to manipulate solid objects, and he reveals the truth about automatic vacuums; one employee's shift at a camping store becomes very colorful and confusing.
Super Saturn Moon Travel
Episode 11: Super Saturn Moon Travel
Air Date: November 30th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: At Michael's fireworks stand, he's got everything from exploding fruit to levitation sparklers, and at a hemp store, Michael shows off his innovations in hemp technology. Plus, a time capsule completely blows one man's mind!
Cuban Assimilatory Persea Plant
Episode 12: Cuban Assimilatory Persea Plant
Air Date: December 7th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael tries new foods like shape-shifting pasta and never-ending soup! Then it's off to a vinyl shop for a record-breaking illusion, and later, Michael tries to convince his coworker to explore a new plant.
Pixelated Vision
Episode 13: Pixelated Vision
Air Date: December 14th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a wilderness store, Michael reels in customers with an amazing new fishing tool, and at an AT&T store, Michael shows off a camera that's literally paper thin. Plus, a day of mini golf turns explosive when a loose cannon appears.
Italian Food Matter
Episode 14: Italian Food Matter
Air Date: December 21st, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael uncovers the secrets behind baoding balls, origami and paper lamps, and at Eataly, he reveals a spray that turns everything into bacon. Plus, a picture worth a thousand words leaves Michael's assistant speechless.
Industrial Asphalt Sealant
Episode 15: Industrial Asphalt Sealant
Air Date: December 28th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael trains his coworkers how to hold a dog who can't hold it, and at the AT&T store, Michael shows off a new way to lighten the load. Plus, a man can vanish into a manhole, but the whole hole can't vanish, right?!
Pineapple Breeze
Episode 16: Pineapple Breeze
Air Date: January 4th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a cell phone store, Michael reveals an exciting new way to fix your tablet, and later, he makes a drink that's impossible to swallow. Plus, a dog owner loves that Michael has turned her pet into the smartest animal in the world!
The Essence Of The Wings
Episode 17: The Essence Of The Wings
Air Date: January 11st, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael turns leftovers into beauty products at a soap shop, and at a record store, he shows a hip-hop fan how to jump around. Plus, at a children's store, Michael's co-worker learns about the dangers of babysitting.