Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

Season 1 Episode 5

Secondhand Smoke / Baby Bullshit

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Aired Monday 10:00 PM Feb 21, 2003 on Showtime
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Secondhand smoke, its possible health effects, and legislation against it come under the microscope in this episode. Joe Cherner, the president of Smoke Free Educational Services, will have his chance to explain his side of the fence. But Penn and Teller will soon be taking over his side as they explain the true reason of how only one report published years ago has caused this "second hand smoke health problem" See why it's all just a bunch of Bullsh**!

In the second half of this episode, the baby products industry is looked at. Everyday, new parents attend s that are sometimes full of useless lessons. There are also many products such as the Baby Mozart music program and a "talking baby video" that will "increase" a baby's intelligence and make them smarter in life. Once again, Penn and Teller will show you it's all a bunch of Bullsh**! Special Guest Experts in this episode include: Tracy Hogg (The Baby Whisperer) Joe Cherner (President, Smoke Free Educational Services) Christopher Chabris, PhD (Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Harvard University) Gordon Shaw (Physicist, Neuroscientist, Professor, Co-founder of the M.I.N.D. Institute) Harvey Karp, MD (Doctor, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA) Robert A. Levy (Author, Professor, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, The Cato Institute) Robert C. Titzer, PhD (Educator/Researcher, Infant Learning) Elizabeth M. Whelan, Sci.D., M.P.H (President/Founder, American Council on Science and Health, Author) Robert Needleman (Associate Professor of Pediatrics Case Western Reserve University) Larry Elder (Nationally Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host)moreless

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Carolyn Sperry

Carolyn Sperry

Jenny White, Creator of the Triangle of Love

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Neil G. Maxa

Neil G. Maxa

Musician in Open

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Michael D. Lynn

Michael D. Lynn

Musician in Open

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