For the trick he turned a leaf and some dirt into an engagement ring and asked Andrea .
Emory starts the trick with an explanation of alchemy, the idea that someone can change natural elements into other substances, after placing the leaf and a small amount of dirt in his fist, he lowers down to one knee, opening his hand to reveal a diamond ring.
Leachman, who continued filming, said "yes." The couple's friend, David Altizer
, was hiding several feet away and recording the proposal from a different angle, giving us a peek at Andrea's reaction in full.
The video has racked up more than a quarter of a million views (and counting) and has been reported on by CBS
, The Huffington Post
and Social Media news source Mashable
. According to Emory's Facebook page
the couple are also due to appear on Good Morning America.