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Scare Tactics is a hidden prank show that gives people the chance to pull off a scary prank on their friends. The show usually involves having a person being brought to a certain place with their friend who is usually in on the entire prank. The scary prank could be done in all kinds of places, and usually it will involve something completely supernatural. Usually the beginning of the entire prank is very normal and involves showing the the prankee in an ordinary position, but there will come a time when something happens, whether it'd be a scary monster or being stuck in a room with a killer of some kind.

There was a prank of somebody in a Halloween costume store, and suddenly the clown mascot inside of the costume store came to life. This was an episode that definitely scared many people when going to a costume store. Scare Tactics is one of the most respected shows that go more into pranks that end up scaring people rather than embarrass people. The show is not meant to make those that are getting pranked enjoy the experience and smile. It is meant to scare them to death. At the end of every time somebody is pranked, their friend or somebody else will ask them the question "Are you scared?" They will then go on saying the words "yes", but then the friend will go on saying "You shouldn't be. You're on Scare Tactics". The show has been considered as corny among several viewers, but the overall clarification of the show has received mixed reviews with the majority being good.

The show is very interesting, especially since it has successfully reached completely four big seasons. The entire concept is definitely much better than what most people made it out to be. It was not expected to be a hit show since there are plenty of other prank and related shows which have aired on MTV, VH1 and several other kinds of channels. Prank shows are very popular because it involves people getting made fun of without literally having a real script.

If you want to watch a show that isn't annoying or fake, this show is worth watching. Many critics have said that you should consider watching this if you enjoy watching people get made fun of or be in uncomfortable positions. Some episodes are scarier than others, but it is overall a good show to watch.

Monday 9:00 PM et/pt on Syfy
5 Seasons, 96 Episodes - Canceled
April 4, 2003
Science Fiction, Reality
6.9/10
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Scare Tactics Full Episode Guide

  • An investigative reporter and a security guard are pranked. Also: Two undercover journalists offend a satanic cult, and a music therapist's assistant must sing a lullaby to pacify a savage prisoner.

  • Tracy Morgan participates in a prank at an awards show. Also: A blind date doesn't go as expected; an exterminator's assistant encounters a creature in the tunnels beneath a mansion.

  • In the show's 100th episode, a prank with a garden gnome plays out. Also: A child psychiatrist becomes homicidal, and a nature show turns dangerous.

  • A morgue assistant and a coma-ward worker are pranked. Plus, an insurance investigation takes an out-of-this-world direction; a search for treasure summons the ghost of an explorer.

  • A model tests a skin-care procedure; a girl's dad reveals his split personality during her birthday party; a security guard is attacked by zombies; a demonic ex-boyfriend spoils a man's date with a gorgeous woman.

  • A prank on a party planner; thieving home inspectors are met by a rich woman's ghost; a hospital stunt claims an innocent patient's life.

  • A mysterious deadly fog contaminates a family farm and threatens the safety of everyone in its path.

  • A leather-furniture workshop becomes the scene of a prank. Also: A serial killer turns a therapy session into a nightmare, and a babysitter meets two vampires.

  • Featured pranks on a bartender, a babysitter and a lab worker. Also: A sea creature terrorizes a cleaning crew.

  • An investigative journalist unearths the remains of an ancient alien-human hybrid, and incurs the wrath of the hybrid's bizarre ancestors.

  • Vampires rob a blood bank; a ventriloquist wreaks havoc on a talent-show judge; an investigative journalist makes an extraterrestrial discovery; an IT assistant must solve a jigsaw puzzle to save a girl's life.

  • A warehouse worker and a file clerk are pranked. Also: Two animal-control workers visit a farm, where they have a horrific encounter with a vengeful savage.

  • The secret of a dead army colonel leads estate agents to a scare. Also: A woman gives birth to a mutant after an accident at a chemical plant; bikini models and a private-security-firm worker play roles in pranks.

  • Singer/Actress Brooke Hogan is all smiles in her Scare Tactics debut until a leak at a nearby chemical plant turns her into a ravenous zombie.

  • A prank with a female robot that runs on blood; a babysitter calls evils spirits with a Ouija board; a beekeeper's ambition plays out; a plumber and his assistant encounter a bunch of snakes.

  • A female test subject tries out a revolutionary new dog collar, but in order to get the collar off, she'll have to remove her head.

  • A lab tech is caught in a scientific rivalry that could result with everyone freezing to death.

  • A giant reptile nest is discovered at an old facility where animals were being tested. A farmer has a secret ingredient in his organic soil.

  • A T.V. crew enters the house of an aging butler who is still preparing meals for his dead master.

  • A horror film actor goes on a rampage while a lab assistant runs into a deadly mist. A documentary film crew discovers a winged monster.

  • A delivery worker picks up a package that has traveled light years.

  • A witch refuses to leave her lair and uses her powers to keep it that way.

  • A P.I.'s assistant witness a vampire being "murdered." However, vampires don't die.

  • A caretaker becomes involved with the exorcism of a demon baby.

  • A raging steroid user grows angry when a lab assistant shoots him.

  • Host Tracy Morgan helps scare a caterer caught in the middle a deadly food rivalry.

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