The Carbonaro Effect
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 1DirecTV Now | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Apr 2, 2014
Got the Bug Out Apr 2, 2014 Posing as a technician, Michael literally "gets the bug out" of a customer's phone and has him convinced it was in there all along.
S01 E02May 16, 2014
A Problem with Chocolate Turtles and Seeds May 16, 2014 Posing as a cashier, Michael makes a shopper's face appear on a milk carton and tries to convince her that she really is a missing person. Then, in a shipping store he has customers believing that impossible technology of the future has arrived, like a bowling ball that can be mailed in a flat box. Plus, he has a hotel guest questioning her identity when he swaps her ID, and stumps a valet when he does a disappearing act from his car.
S01 E03May 16, 2014
A Waddle, a Scratch... May 16, 2014 A duck fools thrift store shoppers; an endless chain of hangers; cheese corks in a liquor store; freezing wine; destroying and reconstructing art in a museum.
S01 E04May 23, 2014
Just Smash It Out May 23, 2014 Michael convinces car wash patrons that he broke their window, only to miraculously fix it with the push of a button. Then, dry cleaning customers are confused when Michael is suddenly wearing their clothes in the blink of an eye. Plus, pet shoppers see fish in a dry water bowl.
S01 E05May 30, 2014
Out of Bounce May 30, 2014 Too good to be true toys; Michael poses as a personal trainer who sweats a bucket-full; a disappearing car makes a security guard panic.
S01 E06Jun 6, 2014
Don't Freeze Me Jun 6, 2014 A light box turns heavy in a sporting goods store; Michael poses as a barista for a glass illusion; a boomerang in a museum; taxidermy mischief.
Season 2DirecTV Now | TruTV | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Jul 30, 2015
Just Made History Jul 30, 2015 In the season two premiere, Michael poses as a hipster at a farmers market and makes an endless supply of juice. Then things become blurry at the eye doctor, and later, shape shifting aliens send Michael's co-worker into a frenzy.
S02 E02Apr 1, 2015
Exposed Apr 1, 2015 In this special episode Michael presents the most talked about tricks from previous episodes and reveals all new behind-the scenes material. Responding to viewer questions, Michael pulls back the curtain on never-before-seen rehearsal footage and provides new insights into the tricks that earned the most social media buzz! How does a wooden duck decoy transform into a live duck? How exactly does improv help one ghostly trick? Plus, when a car disappears is there some clever editing afoot or is it real magic?!
S02 E02Aug 6, 2015
Dangerously Drinkable Aug 6, 2015 Michael astounds dental patients with molar radio transmissions, and while appraising art, he brings an extinct species back to life. Plus, an unusual brew stirs a ghostly hallucination that will make draws drop.
S02 E03Aug 13, 2015
Japanese Waterless Folding Toilet Aug 13, 2015 Michael stretches headphone cords and reality with a mystical putty and stuns a co-worker with new bathroom technology. In the big finale, a Porta Potty becomes a Portal Potty.
S02 E04Aug 20, 2015
The Albino Corn Snake Viper Patrol Aug 20, 2015 Working at a tattoo parlor, Michael gets some killer ink in a flash. Then it's SNAKES ON A SEDAN when a serpent ambushes a routine car checkup. Down on the docks, one unlucky guy learns a lesson in shrinkage.
S02 E05Aug 27, 2015
Amvox 73 Aug 27, 2015 Michael unearths a mutant turtle from a mystical Peruvian clay. A woman is blown away when 2 adorable bunnies become 8 and to top it off, a hapless carpenter becomes an accidental time traveler when a potent new glue has him coming undone.