Comedy Central

Comedy Central Tries to Recreate ‘Broad City’s’ Magic With ‘Idiotsitter’

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There’s an unofficial hierarchy of Comedy Central shows. Over the past few years, the channel has rolled out some of the most innovative and critically acclaimed series on television, full stop: the star-making Inside Amy Schumer, the slow-motion tragicomedy Review, and the postmodern prank show Nathan for You, to name just a handful. They exist side-by-side with the dependable stalwarts, the series that continue to churn out episode after well-rated episode as the buzz either fades (Workaholics) or turns reflexively hostile (Tosh.0), with South Park‘s recent return to prominence as the exception that proves the rule.
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The Best Times Nathan’s Pranks Went Worldwide — and Fooled Everyone [Sponsored]

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With ubiquity comes scrutiny, and scrutiny is the bane of any prankster’s practice. But, since the launch of Comedy Central’s Nathan For You, Nathan Fielder has continued to troll the media and internet with unflinching abandon.

And he isn’t slowing down: last week, the debut episode of season three set its sights on mega-chain Best Buy, stopping just short of a class-action lawsuit. Tough stuff, but so goes the life of a professional instigator. While we’re waiting to see what other mischief he’ll make as the new season unfolds (catch Nathan For You tonight and every Thursday at 10/9c), we’ve broken down the the top eight times Nathan trolled the wider world and got away with it. 
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