Season 36, Episode 19 Pranks Gone Wild
First Aired: January 11, 2013
Elaborate lies, schemes and secret lives are exposed. Included: a man who faked his own death; false reports of injuries; a terrorist hoax at the Philadelphia International Airport; an Internet scheme involving a made-up child with cancer; a young man who posed as a physician's assistant and, later, a police officer. Also: a look at pranks.
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- Premiered: June 6, 1978
- Rating: None
- Premise: A durable newsmagazine mixing investigative pieces with human-interest and celebrity features that's ABC's oldest prime-time series despite its notoriously rocky premiere. (Hosts Robert Hughes and Harold Hayes lasted only that one show.) (more)