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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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Season 5 Returns


Dec 2019

Comedians, including Adam Corolla & Daniel Kellison, provide voices for the crank-calling puppets of Yankerville.


Most Recent Episode


Nov 2019

A rich bro tries to get a new festival off the ground; Spoonie Luv wants to purchase the perfect mattress; Gladys needs help from a psychic.


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Nov 2019

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Cast

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Pick it up. It's for you. See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

Birchum: You know, I probably wasn't abducted by aliens. Come to think of it, I was raped by teenagers.
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Connections

Referenced in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes on a Playdate! (2016) See more »

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Whoa, this show sucks.
9 June 2002 | by dootussSee all my reviews

Oh my god! Why must Comedy Central continue to bring us all of these god-awful shows anymore? This show has to be the worst one I've ever seen on the network. The crank calls aren't even funny, and they don't seem to connect. Besides that are these crank calls for real as they say they are? No they aren't! I hope this piece of crap gets canceled quick because it just plain sucks 100%! If they do that, they should bring back "TV Funhouse" which is a puppet/live action/animation show which is funny, and a gazillion times better than this pile of garbage.


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