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Crank Yankers 

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A show with real 'crank' phone calls to real victims. Puppets are added as the 'actors' to give visual support to what is happening in the phone calls.
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Special Ed calls up one of the few remaining Blockbusters, Wanda Sykes calls up a Wallmart, and even more. Guest Starring Kodak Black.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Artie Esposito Artie Esposito ...  Puppeteer 72 episodes, 2002-2007
Victor Yerrid ...  Puppeteer 72 episodes, 2002-2007
BJ Guyer BJ Guyer ...  Puppeteer 71 episodes, 2002-2007
Paul McGinnis Paul McGinnis ...  Puppeteer 68 episodes, 2002-2007
Biz Markie ...  Announcer 42 episodes, 2004-2007
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A show with real 'crank' phone calls to real victims. Puppets are added as the 'actors' to give visual support to what is happening in the phone calls.

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Taglines:

Screw the innocent. See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Comedy Central

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prank Puppets See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Color
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Trivia

Cast members must venture to Nevada to make their crank calls, because it is one of a few states where only one party need consent for a conversation to be recorded. See more »

Quotes

Backwoodsman: Sounds to me like you're low-bred.
Special Ed: Bread makes me poop!
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Compliance (2018) See more »

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A Waste Of Time
10 March 2003 | by paulbrecSee all my reviews

This show has recently been released in Canada. I saw a couple of episodes, and thought it was a total waste. I think about these hard working, busy people, and these "comedians" calling them, and wasting their time. I think its terrible. I will never watch this garbage again. I work in an environment where I get outside calls all the time, and the last thing I need is someone messing around on the phone. I have better things to do. This is a very inconsiderate concept for a TV program.


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