Search Icon
backdrop
netflix
hulu_plus
amazon_prime
showtime
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
The Carbonaro Effect Poster

The Carbonaro Effect

IMDB Logo7.4/10
Comedy Reality 16+2014 - Present4 SeasonsReturning: Date TBAOn: Netflix TruTV Tags: Magic 

Michael Carbonaro is a magician by trade, but a prankster by heart. 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.The Carbonaro Effect featuring Michael Carbonaro has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming via tv everywhere with truTV, available for purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a comedy and reality show with 80 episodes over 4 seasons. The Carbonaro Effect is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (1,731 votes).

Where to Watch The Carbonaro Effect

Where to stream every episode from all 4 seasons of The Carbonaro Effect. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

Netflix | Rent or Buy
Season 01, Episode 01 Got the Bug Out

S01 E01

Apr 2, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 02 A Problem with Chocolate Turtles and Seeds

S01 E02

May 16, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 03 A Waddle, a Scratch...

S01 E03

May 16, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 04 Just Smash It Out

S01 E04

May 23, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 05 Out of Bounce

S01 E05

May 30, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 06 Don't Freeze Me

S01 E06

Jun 6, 2014
view more

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.

play button
Season 01, Episode 07 The Lizard Law

S01 E07

Jun 13, 2014
view more

The Lizard Law Jun 13, 2014 A lucky serpent at a Mexican restaurant; metal-melting salsa; a brown bag lunch that keeps on giving; the freshest frozen entrée ever; dead flowers revived.

play button

Season 2

TruTV | Rent or Buy
Season 02, Episode 01 Just Made History

S02 E01

Jul 30, 2015
view more

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.

play button
Season 02, Episode 02 Exposed

S02 E02

Apr 1, 2015
view more

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?!

play button
Season 02, Episode 02 Dangerously Drinkable

S02 E02

Aug 6, 2015
view more

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.

play button
Season 02, Episode 03 Japanese Waterless Folding Toilet

S02 E03

Aug 13, 2015
view more

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.

play button
Season 02, Episode 04 The Albino Corn Snake Viper Patrol

S02 E04

Aug 20, 2015
view more

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.

play button
Season 02, Episode 05 Amvox 73

S02 E05

Aug 27, 2015
view more

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.

play button
Season 02, Episode 06 Turn to Gold

S02 E06

Sep 10, 2015
view more

Turn to Gold Sep 10, 2015 A miraculous liquid gives Michael the Midas touch in an eyeglass store. Later, Michael trains the new girl at a tanning salon, but things take horrifying turn when she believes she's killed her first customer.

play button

Season 3

TruTV | Rent or Buy
Season 03, Episode 01 Incredibly Unsettling

S03 E01

Feb 2, 2017
view more

Incredibly Unsettling Feb 2, 2017 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.

play button
Season 03, Episode 01 EggShaq

S03 E01

Mar 23, 2016
view more

EggShaq Mar 23, 2016 Michael unveils the ancient mystery behind bowling balls, and later does the world's longest spit-take! Plus, LITERALLY THE BIGGEST special guest in the show's history, a.k.a. Shaquille O'Neal, helps with a plan to blow one superfan's mind!

play button
Season 03, Episode 02 Holy Moly Mirror

S03 E02

Feb 9, 2017
view more

Holy Moly Mirror Feb 9, 2017 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.

play button
|
Season 03, Episode 03 Bro, They're Surrounding Us!

S03 E03

Feb 16, 2017
view more

Bro, They're Surrounding Us! Feb 16, 2017 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!

play button
|
Season 03, Episode 04 It's a Chicken, Sir!

S03 E04

Feb 23, 2017
view more

It's a Chicken, Sir! Feb 23, 2017 Discovering a ferocious new breed of animal at a park; invading a local tea shop; Michael transforms himself at an abandoned art studio.

play button
|
Season 03, Episode 05 Wait, My Chair!

S03 E05

Mar 2, 2017
view more

Wait, My Chair! Mar 2, 2017 Michael shows a caterer the true power of dairy products, and an antique store customer is stunned when a species of termite chews through the scenery.

play button
|
Season 03, Episode 06 Soliciting Statue

S03 E06

Mar 9, 2017
view more

Soliciting Statue Mar 9, 2017 Michael shows off an impossible way to organize your clothes; there are some surprises lurking in our favorite foods at the super market; Michael pushes his skills by tricking two people at the same time.

play button
|

Season 4

TruTV | Rent or Buy
Season 04, Episode 01 Total Face Rejuvenation

S04 E01

May 18, 2018
view more

Total Face Rejuvenation May 18, 2018 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.

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 02 Relax the Back

S04 E02

May 25, 2018
view more

Relax the Back May 25, 2018 Michael shocks people with every trick in the book at a library, including a voice-controlled page turner and outfit changes that almost get him recognized. Plus, Michael amazes a trainee with a weightless mattress.

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 03 The Snowball

S04 E03

Jun 1, 2018
view more

The Snowball Jun 1, 2018 Michael visits a ski shop to demonstrate the latest in winter gear—a hat that also makes hot cocoa. Plus, when taking inventory at an abandoned garage, Michael stuns a coworker when a ghostly violin strikes a chord all by itself.

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 04 You’ve Been Marked

S04 E04

Jun 8, 2018
view more

You’ve Been Marked Jun 8, 2018 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.”

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 05 Simon Soft

S04 E05

Jun 15, 2018
view more

Simon Soft Jun 15, 2018 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.

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 06 Whippit

S04 E06

Jun 29, 2018
view more

Whippit Jun 29, 2018 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.

play button
|
Season 04, Episode 07 The Food Flattener

S04 E07

Jul 6, 2018
view more

The Food Flattener Jul 6, 2018 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.

play button
|