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Word: prank

Definition: mischievous trick


Sentences Containing 'prank'

"Prank Lab" is an original new series of practical jokes captured on hidden camera.
"Prank lab" pushes the boundaries and brings members of the public to the brink of insanity with its mix of unbelievable pranks and jaw-dropping quick hits.
"White Houses" became the subject of a prank that Ashton Kutcher pulled on Carlton for the MTV television show "Punk'd".
(the film's title was later changed to "Prank").
2008: "The Russell Brand Show" prank telephone calls row.
After doing prank calls in the radio show "Hassan" during the early nineties, Luuk started hosting the ZTV-talk show "Knesset", where his abilities as a talk show host became obvious.
Another prank from 2013 claimed that the company was introducing a "hands-free Whopper holder" to allow people to eat the sandwich while doing other activities.
As an April Fool's prank on April 1, 2008, at the MIT Media Lab, Randi awarded the prize to magician Seth Raphael after participating in a test of Raphael's "psychic abilities".
At times, he would even bypass the call screeners and answer the phones himself—a format he called "Chat With Bob"—letting prank callers, and anyone who wanted to be on the radio at all, speak (although he would censor them if necessary).
But I want to find out about them, and who they are, and what their object was in playing this prank--if it was a prank--upon me.
Cartman plays a prank on Butters by disguising himself as a robot named "A.W.E.S.O.M.-O 4000" and by putting himself in a crate "from Japan" on Butters's doorstep.
Everyone else walks up to the prison where Natasha and Johnny have sex and the killer appears in a metal mask only to be a prank by Heath.
From 2010 he was part of the radio program Lo Zoo di 105, where he helped with skits and making prank phone calls.
He dismisses this as a childish prank by locals, but still gives Nancy his contact information in case of emergencies as well as a way to flirt with her.
He freezes the body to preserve it and contacts Robert Langdon via his personal website which supposedly contained contact details, but Langdon in Boston, Massachusetts dismisses Kohler as prank caller as his website gives no contact details.
However, just as Cartman is about to reveal his identity, Butters reveals that he knows one of Cartman's secrets - he has a videotape of Cartman doing a Britney Spears dance routine to a life-sized cutout of Justin Timberlake while dressed as her and actually makes out with the cut-out, which he plans to show to his classmates the next time Cartman plays a prank on him, which Cartman is already doing.
In 2003, Elliott participated in an April Fool's prank staged by Canada's Comedy Network, which announced that she was slated to star in a new remake of the 1970s Canadian sitcom "The Trouble with Tracy".
In 2003, the cube was the subject of a prank played by the ATF squad (All Too Flat) in which it was turned into a giant Rubik's Cube.
In a 1998 April Fool's Day prank, Burger King took out a full page advertisement in several national publications such as "USA Today" advertising a new version of the sandwich called the "Left-Handed Whopper".
In December 2012, Galloway decided to give the segment a hiatus as a mark of respect to nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide after being on the receiving end of another radio show's prank.
It is all an elaborate prank played on him by his co-star friends, with the help of producers Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, director Bobcat Goldthwait, and real celebrity cameos including Carson Daly, Dane Cook, Tammy Faye Bakker, and famous Chicago athletes Ernie Banks and William "The Refrigerator" Perry.
It is also revealed that the reason House was in Dr. Cuddy's office in the beginning of the episode was to pull a prank in which he turned a drawer in her desk upside down so when she opens it the contents all fall out, which ends the episode.
It is rumored that Vialli played a prank on Sacchi, which was the reason for his dropping from the national team.
Jacob, Sam's friend, devises a solution in the form of a prank, but the result is tragic.
John Burns of "The Sunday Times" suggested that the Ó Conaire story was indeed the inspiration for the entire hoax, and that the prank, which also included a fake Moldovan newspaper titled "Diario Mo Thon" (Diary My Ass), was in effect a satire on the football transfer market.
Kronk, as camp counselor of the Junior Chipmunks at Camp Chippamunka he falls in love with fellow counselor Miss Birdwell (Tracey Ullman); but when one of his Chipmunks, Tipo, pulls a prank to win the camp championships and is caught, Kronk protects the boy at the cost of alienating his love.
Lord Darcy arrives and informs Cartney that he has arranged another prank.
Morsello took advantage of the low profile he had in the mainstream to play a prank on the Italian communist newspaper "Il Manifesto".
Often the prank is nothing more than a press release with a phone number; in these press releases, Skaggs leaves hints or details that easily could be checked for accuracy.
Seeing that his prank has failed, Jiro rushes off to meet his two pals, Susumu and Hiroshi.
Suspicious of her motives, Mike points out her mistreatment of everyone below her level at the firm since her arrival. In response, she deliberately humiliates Mike to the whole firm by creating a prank cartoon with Mike's face attached to a baby in a stroller with a pacifier, then displays it on all the computer monitors in the entire firm by hacking the firm's server.
The members of the organization were careful with the prank, as they didn't want to be destructive.
The National Hardwood Floor Association released an album of political prank calls to Christian radio station KPDQ in 1992.
The National Hardwood Floor Association was a group that organized prank calls to a Christian talk radio station in the USA.
The NHFA spun off another prank-call enterprise, The Christal Methodists, which also collaborated on projects with Brother Russell Ministries.
The rumor started with a prank phone call by a 13 year old child, Joseph Jackson, of St.
The two boys, one blonde, the other dark-haired, who hide a brick in a hat as a prank on Captain Haddock, were quite likely inspired by Hergé's own Quick Flupke, another pair of young troublemakers.
There is no knowledge of when that filming will begin, or if it will be filmed again as a prank on Caravello.
They prank call his hair stylist, get her to cut off all his hair, and have someone serve him raisins, which he hates.
Tim Nolan, who discovered the overalls, immediately assumes it was a prank, and promises to inflict pain on "the mick that threw the overalls ...
Unlike typical prank shows, it is not revealed to Caravello at the end of the film that the entire thing was a prank.
Usually there was at least one person (who was in on the joke) and the "mark" or victim of the prank (usually a friend or relative of the accomplice).
Weekly shows that run on Prime include, but are not limited to Life on the Road, XARM, Prank Lab, and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.

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