August 19, 2015 10:48 AM EDT

Sir Patrick Stewart dropped by the Late Late Show Tuesday night, where he was recruited to perform a series of magic tricks with host James Corden.

Both Stewart and Corden, decked out in shiny magician outfits, commit to making this as ridiculous as possible. There are pyrotechnics, dramatic gasps and an assistant in a sequined hat. Pretty much everything you’d expect.

The big finale comes when Stewart and Corden attempt to saw an audience member in half. Enjoy.

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