One of the funniest late night bits of the year is upon us, as Jimmy Kimmel has asked parents around the country to tell their kids they ate all their Halloween candy and tape the devastated reactions. Keep reading for how 2016’s epic edition turned out, where the host even pranked his own daughter!
This is SO mean…yet SO funny! For the sixth year running, parents everywhere have risen to Jimmy Kimmel‘s challenge, to crush their children’s sugary dreams by telling them they ate all their Halloween trick or treating candy. Can you imagine if you were a little kid how unbelievably tragic that would be? And to have your own parent be the one to hurt you like that? Well, luckily the kids get the candy in the end, but their immediate horrified reactions make for amazing late night comedy!
Jimmy unveiled the priceless skit on his show Nov. 1, and as usual the kids completely freak out that their candy is gone. One little girl fell to the floor wailing in one long scream, before looking back into her empty trick or treating pot and went spiraling down again. A little boy had such a shocking reaction that he looked like he fainted, falling face first from his bad onto the floor and not moving or making a noise!
Some of the kids got violent, with one little girl saying, “You’re just joking,” to the candy loss news while her dad said, “Nope. I ate it all,” then she wound up and hit him in the face! A little boy sitting on the sofa with his two sisters didn’t respond so well to the news his candy was gone, jumping up from the couch and punching his dad, yelling, “You idiot!” Yikes!
A few of the kids proved they still love their parents even if they gobbled up all their treats. One mama told her daughter “I’m sorry,” and she adorably replied “that’s okay.” Mom asked, “Do you still love me?” and the little one said “Of course I do.” Awww! Another girl told her dad, “I’m not happy, but I still love you.” So sweet!
The host even pranked his own daughter Jane, as the two-year-old did her first trick or treating on Halloween. He showed the adorable little one her the empty orange candy-free box and told her, “Daddy ate all of it.” She clearly is too young to comprehend it, because she just kept replying, “No he didn’t” every time he tried to get rise out of her. Maybe next year when she’s older she’ll comprehend the magnitude of the loss, but dang it sure was cute to watch Jimmy try to prank her!
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