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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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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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Storyline

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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Puppets getting their crank on. See more »

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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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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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 »

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Security Receptionist: Hello?
Bircham: Hello? This the security guard place?
Security Receptionist: Yes this is.
Bircham: Oh, great. My name's Birchum, I'm new to the area, and I'm lookin' for a job.
Security Receptionist: Okay, right now we're not hiring because we don't have any openings.
Bircham: Not hiring, huh?
Security Receptionist: No.
Bircham: Not hiring guys who did two tours in 'Nam and are third degree blackbelts in Tae kwan do?
Security Receptionist: Not at the moment.
Bircham: Not hiring a guy who can take an AK-47 blindfolded, break it down, oil it, and reassemble it in less than 4 minutes, you're not hiring any of them?
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How could you hate this show?
7 October 2002 | by FerrisBuellerSee all my reviews

This show is so amazingly funny. It's done by the Man Show people, but even people who hate the Man Show love this show.Even my grandparents like it. The calls are really funny and the celebrities who do the voices(Adam Corolla, Jimmy Kimmel, Denis Leary, Dave Attel, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Nealon, etc.) fit perfectly. There's a really great CD of some of the calls.

Moral: Watch The Show!!!!


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