World's Greatest Magic (television series)

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The World's Greatest Magic was a series of American television shows showcasing magic acts. The first of five shows was broadcast by NBC in 1994, and continued with annual editions through 1998.

The first episode was hosted by Robert Urich, the second by Alan Thicke, and the final three episodes by John Ritter.

Here's a list of the closing illusions for each of the five shows, and the magicians that performed them:

World's Greatest Magic I: Franz Harary - Space Shuttle vanish
World's Greatest Magic II: Penn and Teller - Magic bullet catch
World's Greatest Magic III: The Pendragons - Disappearance of 25 Vegas showgirls
World's Greatest Magic IV: Lance Burton - Jaws of Death escape (Lance was handcuffed and shackled inside a canvas mailbag, put in the back of a car, and dropped into a car crusher.)
World's Greatest Magic V: Brett Daniels - Teleportation of actress Kelly Packard across the Grand Canyon


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