Get your prank on this April Fool's joke with the "Super Troopers" and more. (Photo: USA TODAY / Cataland Films)
For some, the strike holiday is a rough, good time, and for others who hate pranks, it's just one of those days you have to get through.
Whether you're looking for inspiration or a few laughs, we've put together five films and TV shows that are at your disposal to put you in the spirit of April Fool's Day. We do not fuck you. We swear.
If you're the architect of your older prank: National Lampoon's Animal House
The quintessential college comedy is full of many high-jinks, but one of the most memorable scenes is the one where failed prank ends a dead horse. Animal House embodies the spirit of April Fools. The entire movie is essentially a joke on the idea of the college itself.
Stream it on HBO Go / Now.
If you like stupid, stupid heroes: Super Troopers
Like Animal House Super Troopers is a fantastic parody movie that features some well-placed pranks. (Do you remember the fast-paced hunt?) The story of the good-natured, if idiotic, State Troopers is surprisingly sweet for the gritty comedy genre.
Stream it on Cinemax
If you worship chaos: Jackass: The Movie
Sometimes you do not want something sweet. Johnny Knoxville's film, based on his MTV reality prank show, falls on the vile side of pranking. The film retains the cast of the series, including Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn, Steve O, Jason "Wee Man" Acuña and more, and includes dozens of minor and major pranks.
Stream it on HBO Go / Now.
When you express your reluctant affections through pranks: The Office
How many times has Jim (John Krasinski) stroked Dwight (Rainn Wilson)? There were the classic office supplies in Jell-O; There was a future dwight; There was the Asian Jim. Although Jim had some affection for his quirky desk mate, there seemed to be no end to the number of pranks he wanted to pull Dwight over the nine seasons of the working comedy. Do not try this at home (or work). You need a real expert to deduct them.
Stream it on Netflix.
If you caress without affection: Scrubs
Maybe, just maybe, the janitor (Neil Flynn) JD (Zach Braff) liked it a bit, but over the years in the medical comedy It seems so be. The caretaker has done everything to make the life of J. D. miserable, much to the amusement of the spectators. The best janitorials involved the whole hospital, as if every J. D. convinced Jiggly Ball was one thing, and then he continued throwing tennis balls at him.
Stream it on Hulu.
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