The Power of One (TV series)
The Power of One is a television series involving
hypnotist Peter Powerstravelling around Australiafinding volunteers to be hypnotizedby him and forced to perform amusing and often embarrassing acts.
The acts included in the show usually aim for amusement rather than showing off the hypnotist's skill or convincing the viewers that a person can only be forced to perform the act through
* hypnotizing a man to think he is driving an expensive car, when the truth is that they are driving a cheap one, or even a [bumper car] at a
fair. sometimes he also makes them trash the car, with hilarious results
* exploiting a personal weakness, such as
sexuallycentered acts, such as convincing a man that each of the holes in a pool table is a woman that he has to satisfy, or telling people to "become a lapdancer" or "make love" to whichever object they are closest to when he blows in a whictle
* making a person do something embarrassing, or, for example, achieve instant
orgasm, whenever something he's defined beforehand happens, like the subject hearing music or a relative direction, while being fully aware of what they're doing, but unable to affect it.
He also claims to be able to give people electric shocks or render himself invisible, through use of hypnitism or not.
The Power of One is aired on Fridays at 9:30pm on
New Zealand's TV2 - TVNZ.Also previously aired on Comedy Channelon Australian subscription television service Foxtel
The Comedy Channel
* [http://www.thecomedychannel.com.au/whatson/channelLineupDetails.aspx?s=251| The Power of One at The Comedy Channel]
* [http://www.peterpowers.com/| Peter Powers Official Website]
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