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CBBC have sent these four magicians into your schools.
They are some of the hottest magicians in the country.
Our magicians went undercover and pretended to be supply teachers.
We had secret cameras all over your classrooms
and watched while you had the most incredible lessons.
Our magicians fooled all classes and shocked them
with their spectacular tricks.
Did they come to your school?
I never knew we were going to be on TV.
-Did the trick you?
-I am just so freaked out.
And did you shout...?
Hello. It's me, Iain and this is Help! My Supply Teacher Is Magic.
We fooled hundreds of you guys by swapping regular teachers
with magicians and we have been secretly filming the results
with a special camera which we've hidden in the classroom.
We are more resourceful than Batman's utility bill.
Because you love magic,
we've also got loads of great tricks like this, the linking rings.
Are these the right ones?
John is going undercover to cause mayhem in this class of year sixes.
He is doing some mind-blowing maths, but will his trick add up?
We are going to teach you magic tricks so you can fool your friends.
Grab a bowl of cold water,
a glass and some kitchen roll so you can join in.
You have been sending in clips of all your best magic tricks
and later on, I will be picking my five favourites.
Will you be one of my wannabe wizards?
If you want to take part in the interactive illusion,
you need a pack of cards.
Could you spot a magician pretending to be a supply teacher?
Could you? Really?
This is John he is a top magician and the Joker in our pack.
He's about to go undercover as a supply teacher.
Hidden cameras are set. Will it be your school? Will it be your class?
Let's find out.
Here is a class of year sixes. They don't know it yet,
but John is about to give them a mind-boggling maths lesson.
None of the class suspect there are cameras in the classroom
or realise that John is not a real teacher, but can he keep it up?
-Morning, boys and girls. ALL:
Anybody like maths? Excellent. I have a new maths system to teach you.
It is a system called oddulation.
It was developed by NASA scientists a few years ago to help cope
with the current economic system.
That's a complete lie, John, but they don't suspect a thing.
It is a subtraction system. It is very easy to learn.
There are three rules.
Rule one is if you take one away from any number,
it's the same as the normal subtraction system.
If you take one away from ten, it would be nine.
We are with you so far.
If you subtract an even number, the original number stays the same.
-If you subtract an odd number,
your original number is one more than that.
So I've got some cards here and they've got apples on them.
I got six apples. Count these with me.
ALL: One, two, three, four, five, six.
Wonderful. If I was to take away one apple,
how many apples would I have left? Yes?
Five that's very simple. I have five left.
ALL: One, two, three, four, five.
With the oddulation system, when you take one away,
-it's the same with the normal system.
-All normal so far,
but keep an eye on those cards. This is where the magic starts.
I'll put this one back so we have six.
One, two, three, four, five, six.
If I take two apples away, one, two. How many have I got left?
Four? That's what you think, but not with the oddulation system.
With the oddulation system, when you take away an even number,
you still have the same number left.
Count with me, one, two, three, four, five, six.
He originally had six cards. He put two cards on the table,
but still had six cards in his hand. How's that physically possible?
I've got six apples, one, two, three, four, five, six.
I'm going to take away three apples. Watch me. One, two, three.
How many apples have I got left?
That's what you'd think, but not with the oddulation system.
With the oddulation system, when you take away an odd number,
your original number goes up by one.
If you take three away from six, with the oddulation system,
you end up with seven. You're a clever lad.
Count these with me. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
Whoa, this time, he started with six cards,
put three down and ended up with seven in his hand.
My brain hurts but it's an amazing trick.
I've written some sums on the board here.
I'd like you to work out the answers in pairs,
using the oddulation system.
I'll give you a couple of minutes to do that.
The class are trying to make sense of John's mysterious maths
and I feel sorry for them. He's about to tell them the answer.
Stop, stop, stop. Quiet, please.
What did you say?
How many people are confused?
You can't see me but my hand's up as well. Come on, John.
Put them out of their misery.
There is no such thing as the oddulation system.
I just made it up. And I'm not really a teacher. I'm actually a magician.
I'm here filming a secret magic show for CBBC.
It's called Help! My Supply Teacher's Magic.
There is a camera here and there is one over there.
Count those cameras.
He did it. John's magical maths trick has totally fooled the class.
First, he had six cards, took two away but still had six in his hand.
When you take away an even number, you still have the same number left.
I was really confused.
All the time, he was putting it down,
he was pulling out more cards than he had.
Next, he had six cards, took three away, but ended up with seven cards.
-Seven. You're a clever lad.
-I thought, "It's not possible."
We were totally confused. It was mind blowing.
John pulled it off. The class had no idea he was a magician.
Would you realise your supply teacher was magic?
Five, four, three, two, six...
That will never catch on. Sorry,
I am just trying to get out of this straight jacket.
If I do, Keira Knightley says she's going to go on a date with me.
-She's going to give me a call...
Can someone get the phone for me?!
Later on, Fergus will also be going undercover as a supply teacher.
He has a lesson that will rip up the rulebook. Is this your class?
Right now, he is going to teach you the secret behind the trick.
You can do it at home.
If you fancy yourself as a magician,
here's a trick you can try on your mates.
You will need a bowl of cold water, a glass and some kitchen roll.
If you haven't got them already, go and get them know, quick.
Have you got them? Ready? Good.
Do you know how to put the tissue paper under the water
and bring it out without it getting wet?
Can you work it out?
Keep watching and you'll find out later in the show.
Right now, ace magician Katherine is about to do a trick
you'll never be able to work out.
This is Rebecca and Jess. They are with their dad
and they are about to star in their own magic show.
I'll show you something amazing with two playing cards.
I have the king of hearts and the four of clubs.
This is the face of the card and this is the back of the card.
I am going to fold the four in half, face inwards
and with the king,
I'm going to fold that face outwards.
But longways like this.
Jess, what I'd like you to do is write your name
on the bottom of the card.
If you can put a little J in each corner.
Perfect. I'm going to place the four
in between the king like this.
And turn it over so they king is trapped inside,
the face inwards with your signature drawn inside.
Rebecca, I'd like you to hold your hand out, face down. That's perfect.
Hold on to the card.
Remember, the king is folded face inwards inside the four.
Watch this. Can you feel that?
Look at that. Amazingly, the card has turned over.
The king has flipped inside out. That's incredible.
But there's more.
I'd like you to pinch the bottom of the card here.
Look. Amazingly, the card has flipped over.
How did that happen?!
It's flipped again.
When I do this trick,
they always want to see it without me covering up the ends.
So I'll show you what it looks like.
How did she do that?
That's impossible. Each end of the card is a different way round.
She put the two together and they were different on both sides.
It was really weird but really good at the same time.
Right now, we have something amazing for you.
This is the interactive illusion.
This is the trick you can take part in at home.
Come a bit closer. Are you ready? Are you sure? Good. Here is Fergus.
You're going to need a pack of cards
and to clear some space on the floor in front of the TV.
From the top of the deck, pick up a pair of cards - that's two -
and separate them, placing them in front of your TV,
one on this side over here, and one on this side here.
Take another pair and separate those,
adding them on to the cards you've already placed down.
You're starting to make two different piles.
Take another pair and separate those.
Repeat this process with me.
You now have two, equal piles of cards.
I want you to take one extra card and add it to the pile on your left.
That's this pile right over here.
I'm going to reach out of the TV
and take that extra card from your pile over here
and move it all the way over to this one here.
Are you ready?
Now, the extra odd card that you placed in this pile
is now over here.
So that pile there now has an extra card.
Don't believe me?
Pick up the packet on this side and separate them out into pairs.
See? The extra card is now missing.
Now pick up the packet on your right and separate them into pairs.
As impossible as it seems, I did reach out of the TV
and move one card across. Isn't that amazing?
Wow! Did it work for you?
Every week, we are bringing you a chart
of the magic movers and shakers.
We're calling the chart Wannabe Wizards.
I've got my comfy chair,
I've got my trusty laptop,
I've got some jelly snakes, and I've got a cushion for added comfort.
Let's do this thing.
We asked you to send in clips of yourself
performing your best magic tricks.
We received loads of clips from all over the country.
Each week, I'll be choosing my five favourite Wannabe Wizards
and showing them to you guys.
Number five this time is card-dealing Dylan from Belfast.
So, we've got a two and a three.
The two of hearts and the three of diamonds. Remember those.
Could you put them in the deck for me,
and show them, one by one, what you're doing?
His brother's putting the cards
randomly into the deck. Nice one, bro.
So those two cards are back somewhere in the pack,
and the magic's about to happen. It's going to be great.
And we're looking for cards two and three. Yeah.
Three, two, one...
-I've got two cards in my hand.
-The two and the three.
-They're the ones.
Well, the two and the three, and two and three put you at five.
But at number four it's Zoe from Royston
and her amazing baton-twirling skills. Wow, watch her go!
Not strictly magic, but still head-spinning.
And if you think that's cool, she's upped her game with two batons.
Watching those, I'm feeling a bit dizzy.
Whoa, glad whoever's on camera is keeping their distance.
Spintastic stuff, Zoe,
and she's going to pass the baton to Jordan from Liverpool.
So, he's got four random cards with the two of diamonds on top.
-Keep your eye on the two.
-So we'll take the two,
place it down and place the rest of the deck on top.
As soon as I do that, I snap my fingers...
He made the two jump from the bottom to the top!
..and place it in the third position.
-We all know where it is. It's in the third position, right?
-He made it jump again.
I'm going to put it down, right here. Where is it now?
You think it's on the table, right?
We'll speed it up a bit. I'll take the two, place it on the bottom...
See if you can keep up.
I've placed it on the bottom once more, just so I can't cheat.
it's still on top. I'll place it down on the table,
It's still on top again. Now, I'm not getting this.
HE'S not getting it? I'm not either,
unless he's got four of the same card.
Everybody says that I have four twos,
cos it's a bit obvious, I would admit,
but I don't have four twos, that's the thing. I have a ten...
I have another ten...
I have another ten...
and the weird thing is, I don't just have three tens...
-I have four.
-He has got the same card, except they've changed
from the two of diamonds to the ten of clubs.
Wow! Did you keep up?
Angus from London can certainly keep up.
He's about to do an amazing levitation.
Whoa, here we go. He's floating in mid air!
How's he doing that?
It goes right over my head.
And touch down.
Who's my favourite, though?
I'm not going to tell you yet,
not before I put on my funny chart-show voice.
At five it's Dylan with the two-card throw-down.
Zoe's spinning up the charts at four.
Jordan's got the cards jumping at three.
It's still on top.
Going up at two, it's Angus, and it was nearly my favourite,
but out of the tons of clips of Wannabe Wizards,
my top one this time was...
Liam from Ashingdon.
You just tell me when you'd like me to stop.
-He's got his mum to help.
Now would you show the camera, please?
It's a five of spades. Nice one, Mum, we've got it.
I'm just going to deal some piles out.
He's randomly splitting the pack into piles.
I'll put this card face up.
Some piles are face down, some are up,
but the only way this trick is going is up.
Face up. What I'm going to do is shuffle these two piles together.
He's shuffling two piles together.
And then what I'm going to do
is I'm going to shuffle these two piles together.
He's now shuffling them in with another pile.
Remember, his mum has the five of spades.
All shuffled and correct.
-Now, would you please reveal your suit?
Check it out, some are face up!
Now, I've got ace of spades, two of spades, three of spades,
four, no five, six, seven, eight, nine ten...
-They're all spades.
-..jack, queen and I've got a king.
-Now was your card the five of Spades?
His mum's card is the missing spade! How did that happen?
Top trick. Steady!
Can't wait until next time for more Wannabe Wizards.
Well, there's another trick to stick in your bag
for the next family party.
Better than having to sit through Uncle Murdoch
doing his "pull my finger" routine. Disgusting.
Now, I've been practising a lot since we last saw each other,
and I think you're going to enjoy my special trick I have for you.
The amazing floating vase trick. Watch this.
HE CLEARS HIS THROAT
Nothing on top, nothing underneath.
Probably should have put something underneath. Um...
Hello? Auntie Gladys!
No, it just looked like your vase.
Your vase is missing?
Uncle Murdoch's there? D-don't pull his finger!
Here's what's coming up.
Obviously, don't try the floating vase trick at home,
it was stunt glass, OK? In the meantime,
have you worked out the secret to Fergus' challenge?
If you haven't got a bowl of cold water,
a glass and a kitchen roll, get them now - hurry!
See James baffle this brother and sister,
but can you work out how he does it?
And watch what happens when Fergus goes undercover in another school.
Could it be your class? Could your supply teacher be magic?
It's the moment you've been waiting for,
a chance to learn how to fool your friends.
Me and Fergus challenged you to put this tissue paper
under the cold water and bring it out without it getting wet.
Come on, have you worked out? How many of you got it?
Maybe you'd think it works by putting the tissue under the table,
cos that's still under the water.
Nah, still a clever answer though.
You put the kitchen roll in the bottom of the glass
and put it mouth-down in the bowl of water.
Fergus is putting it under the water,
but it won't get wet. Check this out.
It's as dry as a bone. Let's get a rewind.
You need to make sure you push the tissue paper
right up tight into the cup, so it stays there.
That will leave enough room for air in the cup,
and that's how it stays dry.
Did you get it? Are you amazing already?
Now you've all got something to show off with at home.
In Undercover Magic we hide cameras in all sorts of places.
Our magicians play tricks on members of the public
who don't know they're being filmed.
James is an expert at sleight-of-hand magic,
he's also slightly funny.
He's about to do a trick in this cafe.
This is Kevin and Cindy.
They've been set up by their mum -
they have no idea what's about to happen.
Ah great, thank you, thank you very much. Excellent, that's great.
James loves scrambled egg on toast,
and he always adds a magical ingredient.
James can't get any sauce out,
but it's all a trick and he's about to get Kevin and Cindy's attention.
Um, sorry. In your... In your bucket,
you wouldn't happen to have some tomato sauce, would you?
This one, there's not much left in this.
Keep watching, some tasty magic is about to happen.
No? That's a shame.
Ooh, I could try this.
Keep your eyes on the tomato sauce.
There's a cool way of trying to get the last bit at the bottom.
Yeah, I'll try this, I...
Let's just cover it. Don't want to get your clothes dirty.
I use one more just to be safe, just to be safe.
You see the bottle? Yeah?
Whoa, that's incredible!
-Let's get a rewind.
You see the bottle? Yeah?
He's turned the tomato sauce into an actual tomato. That's amazing!
You haven't got a knife and fork as well, have you?
It's time now for another unsuspecting class
to be fooled by our magician, Fergus.
He's at another school,
he's going undercover as a supply teacher to do an incredible trick.
Is it your school? Is it your class? And...
when will the class realise their supply teacher is magic?
These year six pupils think they're coming in for a regular lesson,
but this lesson is going to well and truly rip up the rule book,
and put it back together again.
None of the class suspect there are cameras hidden in their classroom,
or realise that Fergus is not a real teacher, but can he keep it up?
I'd like to start off talking about the environment.
If you think a whole car weighs one tonne,
from paper alone we create 12.5 million tonnes of waste.
All seems factually correct so far,
and the class believe he's a boring teacher, but not for long.
Now, recycling is an amazing process
which actually involves reusing something
rather than discarding it as waste.
I better not reuse any old jokes then, eh?
So, when do we recycle? Once something has been...?
Used, very good.
So once something has been destroyed...
-Huh? He just ripped the poster.
I thought you weren't supposed to be wasteful?
Now, I don't want you to do this at home
with either your sister's Justin Bieber posters
or your brother's football posters.
Or your brother's Justin Bieber posters
or your sister's football posters.
Now, when it's destroyed, you leave it outside your house
in a little green box,
and after it's been left in that green box
someone comes along and collects it.
Does anyone know where they take that?
-To a factory.
-To a factory, very good.
He's well and truly ripping that poster to pieces, but why?
What did the poster ever do to him?
After that, because lots of people have used the paper,
what's the problem with it? Because its been used and it's old, it's...?
It's got lots of germs and it's dirty,
so that paper is treated with chemicals and water.
-Keep watching that poster.
-So it's cleaned.
After that, it's taken and put under huge steam rollers,
massive steam rollers...
He's ripped it up into tiny pieces and scrunched it together,
but some magic's happening. What's he going to do?
..and the final result is what?
Mush everything out, and the final result
is a brand-new piece of paper
and a better...
Whoa! He made the ripped-up poster whole again! that is incredible!
Let's get a recycle, I mean rewind.
The final result is a brand-new piece of paper
and a better...
Ta-da! Still amazing. He's turned the class's minds to papier-mache.
It's time for Fergus to tear away his secret identity.
I have one final thing to tell you.
Of course, whilst I am very interested in recycling,
I'm not really a teacher.
I am a magician,
and, something that none of you know,
you're all being filmed with secret cameras in this classroom right now
for a new CBBC show called Help! My Supply Teacher Is Magic!
Wave at the one at the back,
and there's also a little camera in this box, here.
He did it, Fergus' brilliant recycling trick
has totally fooled the class.
First he folded the poster, then he ripped it, he ripped it again,
-I'm going to try that with a normal piece of paper.
..then he fixed it in one magical moment right before their eyes.
He just opened the paper out, I was like, "What?"
Fergus pulled it off! The class had no idea he was a magician.
We totally got them and they loved it.
I think we can all agree that that was another stunner of a show.
We'll see you later, but until then, if you're at school
and you think something magical might be brewing,
get ready to shout, "Help! My Supply Teacher is Magic."
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