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Uri Geller: as crazy as they come 
16th-Oct-2007 02:01 pm

Sometimes the semantic gap between UK and American English provides great comedy. And let’s face it, no-one deserves to be mocked more than Uri Geller.

The spoon-bending fraud has crawled out of the woodwork again with a new TV series in the US, modelled on a similar series he did for Israeli TV. The show is called Phenomenon and aims to find a ‘successor’ to him.

Reality TV World describes the show thus:

NBC has announced Phenomenon, a new reality competition series that will follow mentalist Uri Geller and Criss Angel Mindfreak illusionist Criss Angel as they search for “the next great mentalist,” will premiere on Wednesday, October 24 at 8PM ET/PT.

If you’re still not following me, let Alan Partridge explain:

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