Crank Yankers

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Crank Yankers
Premiere July 3, 2003
Airs Wednesdays at 10:30PM
Creator Jimmy Kimmel,
Adam Carolla,
Daniel Kellison
Network Comedy Central (seasons 1-3, 5-)
MTV2 (season 4)
Style 30-minute comedy
Company Jackhole Industries
(seasons 1-4),
Funny Garbage
(seasons 1-4)
Kimmelot
(seasons 5-)
Seasons 5
Episodes 70 (through season 4)
Status Currently airing season 5
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 1 2 3 4 5
Tony Barbieri Niles Standish * * * *
Adam Carolla Dick Birchum * * * *
Jim Florentine Special Ed * * * *
Bobby Fletcher * * * *
Jimmy Kimmel Elmer Higgins * * * *
Terrence Catheter * * * *
The Nudge * * * *
Karl Malone * * * *
Tracy Morgan Spoonie Luv * * * *
Kevin Nealon OCD Ken * * * *
Jack Gravat * * * *
Sarah Silverman Hadassah Guberman * * * *
Wanda Sykes Gladys Murphy * * * *
Biz Markie Announcer * * * *

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
Comedy Central
Season Five September 25, 2019 20

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region 1)
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