6.2/10
2,366
41 user 8 critic

Crank Yankers 

Trailer
1:26 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC
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.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2017   2007   2005   2004   … See all »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Man Show (1999–2014)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A comedic talk show geared toward men, and their interests.

Stars: Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, Angelique Gorges
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Join "tour-guide" Dave Attell as he takes a look at nightlife in different cities around the country until sunrise.

Stars: Dave Attell, Jerry Lawler, James McClenahan
Win Ben Stein's Money (1997–2002)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Stein, Jimmy Kimmel, Nancy M. Pimental
Pop Up Video (TV Series 1997)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This series features old and new music videos, with a twist: As the video plays, "information bubbles" will "pop up" with facts about the production of the video, things contained in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Penn
The Andy Milonakis Show (2005–2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Andy Milonakis is a man who has it all: a comfy home, an outrageous sense of humor, and his own MTV television show complete with oddball skits, celebrity guests, and amusing pranks on the public at large.

Stars: Andy Milonakis, Ralphie Rivera, Wubbie
Comedy Central Presents (TV Series 1998)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A television series featuring various stand-up comics.

Stars: Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black
MADtv (1995–2016)
Comedy | Reality-TV | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears
Tosh.0 (TV Series 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Stars: Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis
Reno 911! (2003–2009)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in Reno, Nevada's Police Department.

Stars: Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant
Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush
Family Feud (1976–1985)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.

Stars: Richard Dawson, Gene Wood, Johnny Gilbert
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Artie Esposito Artie Esposito ...  Puppeteer 72 episodes, 2002-2007
BJ Guyer BJ Guyer ...  Puppeteer 71 episodes, 2002-2007
Paul McGinnis Paul McGinnis ...  Puppeteer 68 episodes, 2002-2007
Victor Yerrid ...  Puppeteer 62 episodes, 2002-2005
Biz Markie ...  Announcer 42 episodes, 2004-2007
Edit

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:

Screw the innocent. See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
Edit

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

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The puppet Jimmy is based on Jimmy Kimmel, and the puppets Kevin and Katie are based on his kids 'Kevin Kimmel' and Katie Kimmel. Jimmy, Kevin and Katie voice themselves. See more »

Quotes

Special Ed: I WANNA GO TO HAWAII! I WANNA GO TO HAWAII! YAAAAAAAY!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Compliance (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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!!!!


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 41 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed