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Nathan for You, which ran for four increasingly artful seasons on Comedy Central, was also hard to explain—it was a prank show, sort of, that satirized reality television and American business ethics.

Aubrey Cottle, a security researcher and co-founder of the Anonymous hacker collective, later told The Post he was behind the prank, saying the site’s security is a “joke” and that he “did it for the lulz” — the laughs.

While two officers later admitted to what they called a “prank,” there are still discrepancies about the number of officers involved and the number of dead possums they left at the Burger Barn.

Around Halloween, Forrest Frankenstein often has to make two calls to order pizza delivery — because on the first try, people assume it’s a prank and hang up on him.

Studies show that entertainment, dance, prank, and fitness videos are the most popular within the platform.

Another common prank was to spin the cannon in the direction of the major, causing him to leap out of the way.

My mother removed them patiently while Grace cackled, thrilled that her prank had been a success.

Each series trotted out gags that neither has attempted in years, like the previously mentioned prank phone call.

The phone call was dismissed as a prank, despite the sound of gunfire in the background.

No one is questioning the urge to get up close and personal with Bradley Cooper, but this prank feels both invasive and dumb.

A cowardly, overgrown boy, terrified at to-morrow's punishment for the prank he has played!

We should have thought at once the prank that madcap would be at!

They were the butts of a prank that no doubt had been the source of many guffaws.

And this was natural too, though even the kid prank as he told it came to the same stark and gratuitous horror.

Perhaps that very prank had saved Stacy's life, or would save it, for Tad had already made up his mind what he was going to do.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prank, such as: antic, gag, high jinks, horseplay, lark, and spoof.

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