Series / Prank Patrol
is a Reality TV
show for kids originally made by Canadian channel YTV, with local remakes by Australia and the UK. It revolves around a host and his team of 'ninjas' helping kids concoct the perfect prank on their friends or family. In Australia the massively popular show is hosted by Scotty on ABC3
, in the UK it is hosted by Barney on CBBC
During the show, there is a cartoon sketch entitled 'Recipe for a Prank'. It consists of a little girl who is disturbed by her older brother, and vise versa. It will show how to make the prank and the ending will always show the boy/girl who is pranked.
- Bits of Me Keep Passing Out: One prank involved a fake dentist who accidentally injected himself with Novocaine while working on the target.
- Dating What Daddy Hates: One prank involved setting up a father to think his daughter was dating a tattooed punk rocker with a mohawk who drove a panel van.
- Depraved Dentist: One prank involved a visit to the dentist where the dentist turned out to be one of these.
- Excited Kids' Show Host: Scotty is often like this.
- Gratuitous Ninja: Each host's assistants are dressed as and known as ninjas, for no practical reason other than that ninjas rock.
- Reality TV: All the pranks are real, many involve a lot of improv.