Penn & Teller: BS! 8 Seasons 2008

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10. Good Ol' Days TV-MA CC

Ah, nostalgia! Imagine what happens when Penn & Teller follow three groups of people who live for the good old 1950s, the 1980s, and the Renaissance period!

Starring:
Penn Jillette, Teller
Runtime:
25 minutes
Original air date:
August 21, 2008

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Good Ol' Days

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Season 6

Product Details

Genres Documentary, Comedy
Director Star Price, Tim Rogan, David Wechter
Starring Penn Jillette, Teller
Supporting actors Jim Benson, Michael Ian Borer, James Given, Jeremy Gloff, Ken Osmond, John Paizis, Tim Schmidt, Steve Spears
Season year 2008
Network Showtime
Producers Mitch Glazer, Peter Adam Golden, Penn Jillette, Star Price, Teller, Alex Walton, David Wechter, Aaron Yampolski
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

Freakin love this show!
Tegan Larsen
Again, another outstanding episode of Penn and Teller's very enlightening and hopefully educational series taking on the fears and taboos of mainstream society.
Raisuli the Magnificent
Using foul language just because they could.
R. Abrams

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I used to walk a mile to school when I was a very young boy. Over a freeway. Across the street from apartments with questionable tenants. Along a main artery. And, last I checked, there were eleven registered sex offenders within one mile radius of the old home.

And yet, a few decades later, I remain unmolested. Threatened? Yes. Emotionally scarred from that? No. Picked on by other kids? No more than any other kid in school.

I was never abducted.
I was never molested.
I obviously was not murdered.
I was never solicited.
I did not catch some plague.
I was not attacked by rabid wolves, nor did Gypsys nor the circus tempt me into running away.

There were some race issues, although as a kid, I did not recognize them at the time. But, I otherwise turned out okay (or so I think). Child abduction and molestation (and murder) is absolutely no laughing matter whatsoever. That is the ultimate fear of a parent. But kids, though a bit stupid at times, have a sense of rationality as they grow and mature in their early formative years. They can make some pretty good judgments, and hopefully will learn without being permanently damaged, from the bad decisions they make.

Again, another outstanding episode of Penn and Teller's very enlightening and hopefully educational series taking on the fears and taboos of mainstream society.

When I got lost in a store, a stranger helped me by telling me to stay by them until I saw my mother. When I saw a girl in a pool who couldn't swim, I saved her (I could swim). When I was threatened with a switchblade, I scowled; i.e. "How dare you pull a weapon on me.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Alexander Krizel on October 27, 2014
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Great show. Don't agree with every single episode, but that's not the point. I just wish they were able to get even more in depth, but there is only so much you can fit into 30 minutes.
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I really like the series. Many of the topics need to be exposed for the money making schemes they are. Penn and Teller are funny and insightful, but their language is just a little more colorful than need be. I enjoy the series anyhow and have watched all episodes available.
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For the most part they are honest in their targets and for their ability to get to the heart of the matter. However, their own atheism tends to get in the way of honest reflection and self-reflection on certain subjects. Would I still watch it? Definitely. Just like I watch South Park. If you're not offended, at least once, you're not being challenged in your beliefs. And you're not growing.
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You can't go wrong with these 2! Calling out all the Bull S*** on today's society, media and out look on life. Realists who have not forgotten what it is like to be young. Love these guys.
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By Cody M. on February 23, 2015
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This is a show that breaks down a lot of the complex issues in our everyday lives and explains them with humor. If you like to learn, watch this show.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mark on Amazon on September 20, 2013
This is one of the funniest things I have ever seen in my life.

I almost died. If you find New Age cultists and/or radical environ-mentalists to be a bit out-there, and particularly if you enjoy sarcastic, comedic cynicism, then you'll find this episode extremely entertaining. If you've never seen any other episodes in this series, then note that there is common use of foul language - imagine if 60 minutes were done by a libertarian radio shock jock and you'll have an approximate idea of what I'm talking about. But it is hilarious.

(Note that I'm a hard-core cynic with an ingrained intolerance for baloney. If you're a unicorns and rainbows kind of person, you might not like it.)
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Love it!!! Wish it was still airing. There is so much Bull**** in the world today.
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