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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Kid-tested, parent-approved practical jokes.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

It's OK.

While it's not as good as America's funniest Home Videos,it's still an OK show.I used to really love this show,but now it's OK.It's still pretty funny,but also kind of boring.
age 11+

Funny stuff!

This was a REALLY funny show! I'm sad it got canceled! Plz bring it back!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

As opposed to MTV's popular show Punk'd, whose pranksters take their jokes to a new level of cruelty, Hi-Jinks uses a selection of simple, everyday tricks to earn its laughs. Simple, innocent tricks provide the show's humor, and it's fun and easy to laugh along with everyone involved. In addition, no prank pushes the limits of the kids' patience, so when the truth comes out, everyone enjoys an honest laugh.

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