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* SmugglingWithDolls: The con artists in one case befriend some tourists on vacation and trick the tourists into becoming drug mules by asking them to deliver a stuffed animal full of drugs to one of their "relatives" when they return to the UK.


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British documentary and CompanionShow to ''Series/{{Hustle}}''. Started in 2006 and still ongoing. The show follows a team of good con artists consisting of a pair of magicians and a model as they demonstrate contemporary cons and how to avoid them. While it was ''Hustle'''s non-fiction counterpart, it's become a show in its own right and has overtaken it in episode count, as well as expanding its cast.

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British documentary and CompanionShow to ''Series/{{Hustle}}''. Started in ''Series/{{Hustle}}'', which ran from 2006 and still ongoing.to 2012. The show follows a team of good con artists consisting of a pair of magicians and a model as they demonstrate contemporary cons and how to avoid them. While it was ''Hustle'''s non-fiction counterpart, it's become a show in its own right and has overtaken overtook it in episode count, as well as expanding its cast.

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* ChristmasEpisode: "The 12 Scams of Christmas", an hour-long special featuring seasonal cons.


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* FunWithAcronyms: In the Christmas special the hustlers collect donations for their own "charity", known as Charitable Organisations Nationwide.

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British documentary and CompanionShow to ''Series/{{Hustle}}''. Started in 2006 and still ongoing. The show follows a team of good con artists consisting of a pair of magicians and a model as they demonstrate contemporary cons and how to avoid them. While it was ''Hustle'''s non-fiction counterpart, it's become a show in its own right and has overtaken it in episode count, as well as expanding its cast.
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* CompanionShow: See ''[=Hustle=]''.
* ConMan
** TheShill
** SnakeOilSalesman
* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday
* PunnyName: The aliases of the team: Ian Steele, Rob Marks and Sue Windle.
** MeaningfulName: "This is Mr Crooke"
* RealitySubtext: Many of the cons.
* ShortCon
** PigInAPoke
** QuickChange
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