Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
World's Most Dangerous Magic - Hoover Dam Escape
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Houdini Award
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
World's Most Dangerous Magic II -Gatorbait
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances
Dean Gunnarson TV Show Appearances


"Dean Gunnarson - Recent TV Appearances"


Travel TV Channel USA"The World's Most Dangerous Magic"
NBC (U.S.A.)

Dean Gunnarson headlines this Special with an inimitable escape NBC is calling "Challenge at Hoover Dam". Dean is renowned world wide for his expertise in strait jacket escapes, however, this time, Dean must rest his toes on a trapeze bar and remain as still as possible while extricating himself from a strait jacket, while hanging 726 feet over the gorge of the Hoover Dam. Not only does he have to remain still (a difficult task at best since he utilizes every muscle in his body to escape), but his leg muscles are tested beyond their limits from the strain.

Discovery Health TV Channel
"Houdini: Medical Secrets"
Discovery Health (U.S.A.)


"Houdini: Medical Secrets" is a television special that looks at the life and death of Houdini. The documentary was previewed at the Cannes Film Festival. Houdini was called The Man No Jail Could Hold. He seemed able to get out of any constraint ever devised to hold the human being captive and could escape from anything. His life was surrounded by mystery and so was his death. We'll explore this mystifying man. Dean Gunnarson will perform a Milk Can Escape, The Chinese Water Torture Cell and a hanging Straight Jacket escape. Also includes interviews with The Amazing Randi, Rev. William V. Rauscher and Dean Gunnarson. This show is the US version, there is also an International edition.

Discovery Kids TV Channel
Popular Mechanics for Kids
Season 4, Episode 69: "Escape"
Discovery Kids (U.S.A.)

Vanessa catches up with Dean Gunnarson, one of the most famous escape artists in the world while Tyler gets inside the cockpit of an underwater helicopter and tries out a life chute designed to rescue people from high rise fires. Charlie shares tips on the art of escape...

Discovery Health TV Channel
"Death Defying Escapes"
Discovery Channel (U.S.A.)

Witness the most death-defying escapes ever attempted and learn the trade secrets that make them possible. Find out what motivates these escape artists to put themselves into precarious situations. Features international escape artist Dean Gunnarson.

Travel TV Channel USA"Inside the Houdini Museum"
Travel Channel (U.S.A.)


Explore the secrets of Houdini's greatest escapes and marvel at his props, including handcuffs, trick keys and straightjackets. Modern-day escape artists Lance Burton, Bill Shirk and Dean Gunnarson risk their lives attempting Houdini-inspired escapes.

Discovery Health TV Channel
"Dead Men Talking: Houdini"
Discovery Health (Canada)


Houdini was called The Man No Jail Could Hold. He seemed able to get out of any constraint ever devised to hold a human being captive. He could escape from anything. His life was surrounded by mystery and so was his death. "Dead Men Talking: Houdini" will explore some of the secrets of this mystifying man. The program includes dramatic early footage of Dean Gunnarson doing a submerged coffin escape that went terribly wrong, nearly ending the young escape artist's life.

Travel TV Channel USA"The World's Most Dangerous Magic II"
NBC (U.S.A.)

A one-hour NBC special event which is a sequel to last year's special, "The World's Most Dangerous Magic." Taped at various locations, the special will be highlighted by an incredible escape, "Gator Bait" in which straitjacketed escape artist, Dean Gunnarson, dangles by his toes over a pit filled with hungry alligators. Wrapped by chains washed down with chicken blood and pieces of chicken meat, Gunnarson has to free himself before the leaping and snapping gators can eat him alive.
Dean Gunnarson is recognized as "The World's Greatest Escape Artist" for his legendary and death defying escapes. Dean said, "nothing in my career could prepare me for the dangerous task of escaping form these alligators.

Dean Gunnarson has appeared on television that has been seen by millions of people across the USA , Canada, and in over one hundred countries around the world with some of the most daring and exciting escapes the world has ever seen…

Guinness Book of World Records (2 Episodes) - Syndicated
In Search of Houdini - Syndicated
Magic In The Magic Kingdom - NBC
On The Inside "Escape Artist" - Discovery Channel
Secret World of Speed Demons & Daredevils - TLC
Grand Illusions (Series) - Discovery Channel
Inside The Library of Congress "Houdini" - Syndicated
The Magic of Canada - CBC
To The Max - Discovery Kids
The Statler Brothers Show (2 Shows) - TNN
Plus many more...

Dean has also appeared on Entertainment Tonight, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, The National, Canada AM,CTV, CBC, Global, CITY-TV and numerous local and regional news and talk shows across the country and around the world!

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