5 brilliant pranks for Halloween (videos)

31 Oct 2015

It's Halloween and the perfect time to enjoy this compilation of prank videos.

So it is Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve or Samhain if you’d prefer, and the lines between the physical and the spirit world are blurring, the dead walk among the living and the kids go trick-or-treating. Yep, it’s the perfect time for pranks.

YouTube is a gold mine for prank videos at all times of the year but we thought we’d share some of our favourite spooky themed videos.

Chucky at the bus stop

The amount of work that went into preparing this prank has to be admired. Just throw in a bus stop, Chucky from Child’s Play and some unsuspecting punters and you have YouTube gold.

Ghost girl in lift

There is nothing more scary that little girls, in lifts that is. Similarly a lot of work went into preparing this prank that features unsuspecting punters, a lift and a ghost who appears from nowhere.

Demon scare prank at church

Demons, churches, night time … need we say more?

Demon child scare prank

So you’re minding your own business, it’s night time and all of a sudden you see a young girl who morphs into a demon. Some of the people could set a land speed record …

Scary pranks compilation

Ah, heck, sure let’s go the whole hog and watch a compilation of scary prank videos. Happy Halloween!

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