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->"''Dude, what would happen...'' '''''[[TakeThat if we cancelled your show?!?!]]'''''"
-->--'''WebVideo/TheMysteriousMrEnter''', "[[WesternAnimation/SanjayAndCraig Fart Baby]]"

''Dude, What Would Happen?'' is one of a slew of reality shows produced by Creator/CartoonNetwork for the infamous CN Real block in 2009. It and fellow show ''Destroy Build Destroy'' were both cancelled on September 21, 2011, making them both the longest-running CN Real shows.

The show attempted to be a kids' version of ''Series/MythBusters'', [[{{Dissimile}} only they don't deal with myths, old wives' tales, or things kids might actually ask]]. Instead, the titular Dudes - C.J. Manigo, Jackson Rogow and Ali Sepasyar - are usually given a question and then use it as an excuse to do "wacky" hijinks, à la ''Series/{{Jackass}}'' - for example, what sticks to peanut butter on an inclined surface longer (one of the substances they used in testing was ''[[ShapedLikeItself more peanut butter]]''), if covering a piano in ''deflated'' basketballs would make it bounce, or what would happen if you popped the world's biggest zit (which they "solved" by filling a punching bag with cream and dropping it off a building).

Yeah... needless to say, it's [[{{Understatement}} not considered a very novel series]], but regardless, it wound up [[CriticProof outlasting the other shows on the CN Real block]] and was AdoredByTheNetwork for a while.
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!!This show provides examples of:
* FoodAndAnimalAttraction: In one episode, one of the guys dresses as a carrot to lure a horse.
* NeverTrustATrailer: They would often try to pass this off as some kind of kid-friendly science show (basically a ''[=MythBusters=]'' ripoff), when in reality it's "doing stupid stuff for the sake of it" (basically a ''Jackass'' ripoff).
* SurferDude: They seem to be ''trying'' to go for this, anyway.
* TotallyRadical: The title says it all. The guys don't talk like real people.
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