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|Death by Magic|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||30–38 minutes|
|Production company(s)||A. Smith & Co. Productions|
Death by Magic is an American reality television show. The eight-episode first season premiered on Netflix on November 30, 2018. The series stars and was created by British magician Drummond Money-Coutts. It features Money-Coutts researching the myths and legends behind magic tricks and stunts that allegedly led to a performer's death. After learning the details of the original stunt gone wrong, Money-Coutts attempts to recreate the performance.
|No.||Title||Original air date|
|1||"CAPE TOWN: The Great Escape"||November 30, 2018|
|Drummond attempts to recreate a stunt performed in the 1930s by Karr the Mysterious; escaping a straitjacket and a moving vehicle within 60 seconds.|
|2||"MIAMI: Head Under Water"||November 30, 2018|
|In this episode, DMC tries a modernized "underwater escape", whilst also confronting his childhood fear of aquaphobia. The same stunt was done in 1930 by a former magician named Gilbert Genesta, who drowned to death in the process.|
|3||"DETROIT: Death by Audience"||November 30, 2018|
|This is an episode paid tribute to the legendary Harry Houdini, where the power of life and death is in the audience's hands; unlike Houdini, who, after a brutal fight, died onstage at the Garrick Theatre in the early Thirties.|
|4||"LONDON: Buried Alive"||November 30, 2018|
|Drummond goes back to his roots where he reenacts a deadly trick performed in 1990 by The Amazing Joe Burness; being buried alive.|
|5||"LAS VEGAS: Against the Odds"||November 30, 2018|
|6||"INDIA: The Rope Trick"||November 30, 2018|
|7||"EDINBURGH: Trial by Fire"||November 30, 2018|
|8||"LOS ANGELES: Daredevil"||November 30, 2018|
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