Crank Yankers

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Crank Yankers
Premiere July 3, 2003
Finale March 30, 2007
Creator Jimmy Kimmel,
Adam Carolla,
Daniel Kellison
Network Comedy Central (season 1-3)
MTV2 (season 4)
Style 30-minute comedy
Company Jackhole Industries
Funny Garbage
Seasons 4
Episodes 70
Origin USA

Crank Yankers is an unscripted comedy series that acts out prank phone calls using puppets. The series premiered on July 3, 2003 and lasted for three seasons before being cancelled by Comedy Central. On July 14, 2006 it was announced at the Television Critics Association press tour that the series would be resurrected for new episodes on MTV2's Sic 'Em Friday block.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Tony Barbieri Niles Standish 1 2 3 4
Adam Carolla Dick Birchum 1 2 3 4
Jim Florentine Special Ed 1 2 3 4
Bobby Fletcher 1 2 3 4
Jimmy Kimmel Elmer Higgins 1 2 3 4
Terrence Catheter 1 2 3 4
The Nudge 1 2 3 4
Karl Malone 1 2 3 4
Tracy Morgan Spoonie Luv 1 2 3 4
Kevin Nealon OCD Ken 1 2 3 4
Jack Gravat 1 2 3 4
Sarah Silverman Hadassah Guberman 1 2 3 4
Wanda Sykes Gladys Murphy 1 2 3 4
Biz Markie Announcer 1 2 3 4

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
Comedy Central
Season One July 3, 2002 August 4, 2002 10
Season Two March 4, 2003 April 13, 2004 30
Season Three July 20, 2004 March 30, 2005 22
MTV2
Season Four February 9, 2007 March 30, 2007 8

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
Season 1: Uncensored September 28, 2004 2
Season 2, Volume 1 April 26, 2005 2
Season 2, Volume 2 November 29, 2005 2

External Sites