Impractical Jokers

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The hidden camera reality show Impractical Jokers follows a group of childhood friends as they compete in a series of dares and pranks often involving members of the public. The "loser" of each episode is then subjected to a "punishment," resulting in peak embarrassment. 

The Jokers — Q, Murr, Joe, and Sal — are also members of the sketch comedy troupe The Tenderloins, and often tour across the country to perform for fans live. The show also got the Jokers their own game show called Misery Index.  

Network: truTV

First Episode Date: December 15, 2011

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Where to Watch: Apple TV, Hulu, HBO Max

Latest Impractical Jokers News and Updates

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    'Impractical Jokers' fans have noticed that a number of episodes of the series were removed from both TruTV and HBO Max, but why?
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • James Murray, Joe Gatto, and Brian "Q" Quinn
    Reality TV

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    By Dan Clarendon
  • Joe Gatto from 'Impractical Jokers'
    Reality TV

    'Impractical Jokers' Fans Are Still Mourning Joe Gatto's Sudden Exit

    Joe Gatto left 'Impractical Jokers' suddenly, and with a special premiering, some fans want to know if it's possible he will return at some point.
    By Chrissy Bobic
  • 'Impractical Jokers' Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano, James Murray, Joe Gatto
    Entertainment

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    By Pippa Raga
  • 'Impractical Jokers' Cast
    Reality TV

    'Impractical Jokers' Is a TruTV Staple — Is It Coming to an End?

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    By Chrissy Bobic
  • Joe Gatto and Bessy attend the "The Game Changers" New York premiere in 2019
    Reality TV

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    After Joe Gatto shockingly revealed he's leaving 'Impractical Jokers,' he stated that he and his wife Bessy are no longer together. What went wrong?
    By Allison DeGrushe
  • Joe Gatto 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' Premiere
    Reality TV

    Joe’s Leaving ‘Impractical Jokers’ to Focus on Family After Split From Wife

    Joe Gatto announced that he's leaving 'Impractical Jokers,' and longtime fans of the show are left with a simple question: Why?
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • The comedian formerly known as Sal Vulcano
    Entertainment

    This 'Impractical Jokers' Star Changed His Name to Prince Herb After Losing a Challenge

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    By Leila Kozma
  • Impractical Jokers
    Entertainment

    The Story Behind How the Impractical Jokers Got Their Show Picked up Is Awesome

    Are the stars of the long-running prank series 'Impractical Jokers' best friends in real life? Here's how the jokers met and got their starts.
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • James "Murr" Murray, Brian "Q" Quinn, Sal Vulcano, and Joe Gatto
    Reality TV

    The 'Impractical Jokers' Live Shows Are Fun for Most — Even if You Don’t Watch the Show

    The stars of 'Impractical Jokers' often go on tour, and their live shows have similarities to the TV series, but even non-watchers can enjoy them.
    By Chrissy Bobic
  • 'Impractical Jokers'
    Entertainment

    Which Comedian Has Lost the Most Times on 'Impractical Jokers'? Fans Believe It's This Guy

    Who has lost the most on 'Impractical Jokers'? Some 'Impractical Jokers' fans are convinced it's Sal Vulcano or Brian Quinn. What's the truth?
    By Leila Kozma
  • Sal Vulcano
    Entertainment

    The Entire Internet Has a Crush on Sal Vulcano

    Who is Sal Vulcano dating? Here's everything you need to know about this fan-favorite 'Impractical Joker' and his relationship history.
    By Pippa Raga
  • Joe Gatto and his daughter Milana
    Entertainment

    'Impractical Joker' Joe Gatto's Daughter Has the Cutest Reaction to Seeing Her Dad on TV

    Joe Gatto's daughter was in the hospital with the flu — but watching her dad on 'Impractical Jokers' made her feel all better.
    By Anna Quintana
  • Joe Gatto
    Entertainment

    Joe Gatto Being on TikTok Is Both Strange and yet Totally Perfect

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    By Jacqueline Gualtieri
  • Impractical Jokers
    Entertainment

    The Pranks on 'Impractical Jokers' Are 100% Real

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    By Allison Cacich
  • Impractical Jokers
    Entertainment

    Yes, Sal Vulcano Is Still Part of 'Impractical Jokers'

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    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Impractical Jokers
    Entertainment

    The Guys on 'Impractical Jokers' Get Paid Handsomely For Their Pranks

    How much do the 'Impractical Jokers' get paid? The four childhood pals have pretty impressive net worths.
    By Allison Cacich
  • Impractical Jokers
    Entertainment

    The Best 'Impractical Jokers' Pranks to Watch This Holiday Season

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    By Distractify Staff
  • impractical jokers
    Entertainment

    Which Member of ‘Impractical Jokers’ Has the Highest Net Worth?

    There's a reason the Impractical Jokers have been on the air for as long as they have been. And, in doing so, they've built up quite the net worth.
    By Devan McGuinness
  • brian quinn, sal vulcano, joe gatto, and james murray
    Entertainment

    Did the 'Impractical Jokers' Stay in Staten Island After Becoming Famous?

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    By Pretty Honore
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