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Pranks

Smell-O-Vision: Who Remembers It? History Of The April ...

April 1, 2020

Smell-O-Vision was a way to add smell to television -- so said the BBC in a 1965 April Fool's Day report. The broadcaster pranked television audiences in Eng...

When Hollywood Became Hollyweed: New Year's Day, 1976

January 1, 2020

The big white block letters of the HOLLYWOOD sign are an emblem of Los Angeles, signifying glamor, celebrity and movie magic -- but for a brief moment on New Year...

Allen Funt's 'Candid Camera' Created Hidden Camera Pran...

January 18, 2018

Hidden camera or prank TV shows seem commonplace today, but Ashton Kutcher of Punk'd fame didn't invent them. Host Allen Funt's Candid Camera did -- over 70 ...