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People get even with a friend or family member by means of an elaborate practical joke.
November 24, 2002
A feud between two families inspires a practical joke; a man is unwittingly made a suspect in a mock bank robbery staged by his friend.
November 17, 2002
A woman punishes her husband for passing out at their wedding by pulling a gag involving a bill collector.
November 3, 2002
A man sets up his roommate by inviting a more irresponsible one to move in; professional surfers are the butt of a colleague's ruse.
October 28, 2002
Included: a prank involving cross-dressing.
October 27, 2002
A woman claims her husband is a sore loser and punishes him with a prank that places him in a fixed contest he can't win.
October 13, 2002
Included: a car wash staffed by little people. Ryan Seacrest hosts.
October 6, 2002
Host Ryan Seacrest tricks Dana Devyn (“Extra”) into meeting with a fraudulent image consultant with help from Leeza Gibbons. Also: a woman instigates a food-fight with a friend.
September 29, 2002
A man accused of never picking up the dinner tab at restaurants is the butt of a friend's prank.
September 22, 2002
A woman avenges her older brother's childhood taunts by arranging and spoiling a jam between him and jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan; a husband sends his wife to a phony audition.
September 15, 2002
A woman punishes her boyfriend for refusing to move to L.A. by pulling a prank that involves a flirtatious police officer and overly courteous hotel staff. Also: appearances by former NFL stars Bob Golic, Jackie Slater and Rod Martin.
September 8, 2002
A woman tricks her parents into thinking that an uncouth man is her fiancé; a man is suckered into believing he is on a reality show that requires him to kiss women at random.
September 1, 2002
A wife fakes an elaborate death to get even with her husband, who victimized her with a similar prank.
August 25, 2002
Practical jokes center around table manners and a nervous producer.
December 23, 2001
A comic-book collection is “lost” in a city dump. Also, a know-it-all Little League coach is left wet, cold and dizzy.
December 16, 2001
A foot-phobic man stars in a commercial for foot cream and powder. Also, a hockey game features stuntmen and whipped-cream pies.
December 9, 2001
An unsuspecting dupe witnesses a fake fight. Also: a hypnotist casts a spell on an obsessive-compulsive man to make him “messy.”
December 2, 2001
Wrestler Rob Van Dam takes over a fan's house, turning it into “party central.”
November 25, 2001
A son sets up his dad to play Tim Conway in a high-stakes game of golf.
November 18, 2001
A woman arranges for a chaotic wedding in Las Vegas in order to get even with her late-to-propose fiancee.
November 4, 2001
A man is sent on a dance audition where, unbeknownst to him, everyone else is a pro.
September 25, 2001
A man is convinced he's on a game show called “Eat My Car.”
September 18, 2001
A man arranges for his friend's car to be stolen.
September 11, 2001
A woman steals her husband's art collection.
September 4, 2001
A pregnant elephant is used to get revenge on an inconsiderate neighbor; a woman has her husband arrested.
August 28, 2001
A young woman uses a busload of clowns to get revenge on her friend. Also: a woman teaches her procrastinating husband a lesson.
A man comes home from work to find his house has been remodeled by his wife, who is upset at the time he spends at work. Ryan Seacrest hosts.
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