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 4
Total Face Rejuvenation
Episode 1: Total Face Rejuvenation
Air Date: May 17th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael shocks a receptionist with a medical procedure that leaves both their jaws on the floor, and then at a party store, Michael reveals a regenerating piece of gum. Plus, an electrifying trick rewrites history.
Relax the Back
Episode 2: Relax the Back
Air Date: May 24th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a library, Michael shocks people with every trick in the book, including a voice controlled page turner and outfit changes that almost get him recognized! And later, Michael amazes a trainee with a weightless mattress!
The Snowball
Episode 3: The Snowball
Air Date: May 31st, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael demonstrates the latest in winter gear - a hat that also makes hot cocoa; Michael's co-worker at an abandoned garage is stunned when a ghostly violin strikes a chord all by itself.
You've Been Marked
Episode 4: You've Been Marked
Air Date: June 7th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael shows off a seashell from the seashore, that still has the seashore in it, and reveals desserts that break the mold. Plus, at a farm, Michael startles his assistant with a trick that's "out-of-this-world."
Simon Soft
Episode 5: Simon Soft
Air Date: June 14th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael turns iced tea into a tea candle and later, at a pet store, he reveals that caterpillars have wicks. Plus, at a warehouse, Michael stumps his assistant when he proves that big tricks come in shrink-wrapped packages.
Episode 6: Whippit
Air Date: June 28th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: In an ice cream shop, Michael whips up a mind-boggling app; at a party store, he spills the tea on a self-brewing decoration; and at a farm, Michael's helper looks like he saw a ghost after a run-in with a spirited scarecrow.
The Food Flattener
Episode 7: The Food Flattener
Air Date: July 5th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a cooking class, Michael gets crabby when chopping salad and brings the heat to instantly cook a meatball with his breath. And later, Michael chills his assistant to her bones when a cryotherapy experiment freezes.
Dr. Bones
Episode 8: Dr. Bones
Air Date: July 12nd, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael explores the true depth of a deep-dish pizza, and later, he plays doctor to a patient questioning his own vision and sanity and then explains how the “Carbonaro Effect” could cause hallucinations. Plus, as a locksmith, Michael stuns his assistant with a surprise on the other side of the door.
There's Life in Here
Episode 9: There's Life in Here
Air Date: December 13rd, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael gives a confused woman the license to speed at the Department of Motor Vehicles; he unclogs a toaster at the return counter; he blows the mind of a beach attendant with a scaly encounter from under the sea
Prehistoric Fossil Breeding
Episode 10: Prehistoric Fossil Breeding
Air Date: December 20th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael schools a man on fish fossil breeding at a rock store; he colors with his tongue at a paint store; on a construction site, Michael and his helper dig up a skeleton that still has some life in it.
Vegan Plant
Episode 11: Vegan Plant
Air Date: December 27th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael feeds a cannibalistic plant at a garden center; he sells a necktie that literally suits itself; at a hockey rink, Michael's assistant is speechless with a trick so electric it melts the ice.
Sorcery or Science
Episode 12: Sorcery or Science
Air Date: January 10th, 2019, 10:00 PM
Summary: Michael sweetens a woman's day at a candy store when a chocolate bunny eats here ring. Then, at the Chicago White Sox stadium, he inflates pretzels at a snack stand. Plus, one of Michael's tricks gets flushed down the tubes.
Episode 13: Fight or Flight
Air Date: January 17th, 2019, 10:00 PM
Summary: While working at a cheese store, Michael milks the reaction of a woman stunned by breeding brie. Then Michael nails down the perfect app in a salon and unpacks a trick in an airport that ruffles his assistant's feathers.
Episode 14: Fright at the Museum
Air Date: January 24th, 2019, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a campsite, Michael turns rain into wine and has an app that gives a new meaning to the "call of nature." Later, things get thorny at a plant shop and in a museum, Michael drums up ancient history that grasps for the present.
Episode 15: Dummy Talks
Air Date: January 31st, 2019, 10:00 PM
Summary: At an appliance store, a man goes bananas over Michael's self stocking fridge. Then, Micheal speeds up the life cycle of a frog in a science lab and pulls the strings at an estate sale when a haunted doll toys with his assistant.
Episode 16: Home Run Away
Air Date: February 7th, 2019, 10:00 PM
Summary: At a deli, Michael bakes bread with power tools, and in a tux store, his outfit change doesn't suit his customer. Plus, at the stadium for the Chicago White Sox, Michael swings for the fences with a fiery trick that stuns his helper.