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Parents' Guide to

Crank Yankers

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Puppet pranksters set iffy examples for teens.

TV MTV2 Comedy 2002
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 15+
Its a meh
age 18+

Crank Yankers is a Adult puppet show

i think crank yankers is a amazing show but its not for kids its a puppet show for Adults is very raunchy and has lots of swearing like ass hell f*** and s*** has puppets that look like Sesame street doing crude things like a puppet that looks like big bird is seen smoking and theres a resturaunt with big bird as the mascot puppets are seen smoking doing drugs and its very vilonte puppets have injuries like a puppet is seen missing his fingers and his hand is all bandaged up 2 puppets kill a bear by ripping out his heart and eating it a puppet gets attacked by a monkey and his face gets full of blood and theres lots of Sexual innuendo a puppet is seen trying to call and buy something from a Adult store a character named Elmer sees a doll and squeezes its breasts a chinese guy slaps some girl puppets on the butt a woman calls to work at a strip club and theres lots of offensive stuff with that being said its okay for 14 and up and the uncensored version is for 18+ only it has uncensored swearing and uncensored nudity and i dont reccomend it for anyone under the age of 18

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Crank Yankers targets the same audience as Jackass and Beavis and Butt-head: goofy guys who get off on inane pranks. Save for a few bleeped-out curse words, there's nothing here that most kids haven't already done ... although that doesn't mean that watching won't inspire them to do more.

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