If Harvard offered a PhD in deceit, this would be it. Award-winning magician Brian Brushwood takes viewers on an inside tour of bar tricks, street cons, and scams. If you watch carefully, you'll never have to pay for a drink again!
Episode 11 - Static Charge Match:
Effect: Despite being an insulator, Brian is able to charge a
match with static electricity which then causes another match to jump
into the air.
"Scam School" is a short-format series, with each episode teaching a usable bar trick, street con, or scam to pull on friends.
The show is based largely on Brian Brushwood's book Cheats, Cons,
Swindles and Tricks: 57 Ways to Scam a Free Drink, Brian’s lecture, and the dozens of bar-tricks, puzzles, and scams Brian has picked up over his 8 years of touring nationwide.
Episode 1 - The Human Chimney:
From nowhere, you produce billows of smoke out of your mouth...it's like you've manufactured smoke in your lungs!
In the last episode of the series the gang steal a fruit machine by
promising a replacement. The boys sell some expensive cameras for £150
but the buyers are shocked to find they are not that expensive and Alex
sells one bottle of Champagne for £240.
Video #1: The White Van Scam
Paul and Alex sell dodgy camcorders from a white van to unsuspecting members of the public.
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Alex and Paul scam a woman into thinking she could have her gas bill
reduced if they install a valve on her gas meter. Jess doubles her
money by changing the options on a ATM and the whole gang walk out of a
restaurant without paying.
Video #1: The Gasman Swindle
Paul and Alex pose as gas installers and rip off unsuspecting householders.
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