25 Best April Fools' Day Prank Videos To Inspire Your Inner Prankster

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April Fools' day is the chance you've been waiting for to let your pranking side come out! All year long you have to behave like a proper adult — but this time of year, you're just itching to unleash fun fools and elaborate April Fools' Day pranks on your girlfriend, boyfriend, friends, coworkers or family.

People have been playing jokes on each other since they could talk, and April Fools' Day gives each of us open forum to be able to get back and have some laughs at the expense of everyone else.

It's a great way to blow off some steam and bond with someone. Once they get over the initial shock, that is. 

Maybe you have some pranking revenge to take care of from previous years. There had been some big joke played on you which was fun, but now its time to get even. Let the prank wars begin! 

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When you are trying to decide the perfect prank to put in place there can be a lot of components that go into it. You can recruit some help to make sure everything goes without a hitch. Or you can keep it a secret and plan it on your own. 

The best pranks are the ones that no one sees coming. But getting everything right isn't always easy. Luckily, planning a great prank is something that anyone can get (scarily) good at with just a little research and motivation. 

So to help you get in the April Fools' Day spirit, we've collected 25 of the best YouTube prank videos. Watch your back — you might be next!


1. Suddenly a speaker phone is not such a bad idea.

The Teacher in this video has a policy that if anyone gets a phone call in class they have to have it on speaker phone. The students decided to take advantage of that. 


2. This guy went to great lengths to pull this off. 

Having your buddy believe that he is in a lot of trouble can make anyone sweat. Especially if he thinks he's about to be arrested. 

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3. Ultimate prank using chocolate... yummy?

If you need some ideas for pranks, some easy and perfect DIY jokes can be done with food! Surprise your friends, they will never see it coming! This guy is the master at edible April Fools'. 


4. Even professors are pro at pranks. 

This professor decided to prank his class with an elaborate and unique angle. The use of technology is key in this one, the students couldn't believe it! 


5. Marker mustaches are simple but effective.

Sometimes the simplest plans are often the most effective. Watch as one marker can create a lot of havoc in one household. 


6. This one takes the awkward award.

A rejected proposal is always awkward. It's even more awkward if you have no idea what's going on and end up right smack in the middle of one. 


7. Jon Snow has got some prank game

Lets just say that what Jon Snow has in his fridge isn't exactly fresh...


8. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Especially on April Fools'.

You can surprise someone right at the beginning of the day! With a few ingredients you can have the perfect April Fools' prank breakfast. 


9. As if math wasn't already confusing.

Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone just walked in and pretended to be your teacher? Well here's what would happen. 


10. This teacher means business.

If you've ever been in a class with a strict no cell phone policy, this is the nightmare you were having about it. 

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11. The best pranks are the ones where you can do them with just a click of a button.

One dad is going to be pranked by his kids right outside their home without even knowing it. Touche children. 


12. Uhhh must be some new curriculum? 

Ever taken a spelling test where the words are super confusing? Try this one on for size. 

13. This one needed a stunt woman, that's how intense it was 

This one is not one to try on your own, it's professionally done and professionally hilarious. 

14. Probably the worst Lyft drive of his life.

I guess when you're a celebrity hearing bad news over the radio about yourself might actually happen. Super awkward if it would happen in a Lyft when the driver knows you...

15. Sound the alarm this prank gets loud. 

Hold your ears, this is a prank that will make some noise. Another class having some fun with their teacher. 

16. Take a hint from some of the pros.

If you've ever seen their show you know these guys know what they are doing. If you haven't, well this should turn you on to it. They have some great pranks. 

17. THIS is amazing.

This prank is one of the most elaborate I have ever seen. You'll just have to see it to believe it. 

18. If you want easy but effective, here you go.

If you are in need of some last minute pranks, look no further. This video has a great how-to with some easy pranks you can use for April Fools'. 

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19. This one is genius.

Students CANNOT get enough of pranking their teachers. This prank is one that will have one teacher baffled and it is hilarious. 

20. Ri Ri can you prank me please?!?

Rihanna pranks like a pro. Plus she performs while she does it? That's a prank I would be willing to fall victim for. 

21. What an ah-maz-ing idea.  

This one gets the theatrics award. It is both entertaining and unique, probably made class that day well worth it. 

22. Have a roommate you wanna prank? Here ya go.

If you are itching to prank your roommate(s) then here is the perfect video for you with some juicy DIY ideas. 

23. The look of shock is priceless.

Cell phones really do make people go crazy when it seems they are gonna be destroyed. Especially if it's a brand new phone. 

24. Pop goes the weasel.

Nothing like a good ol' surprise prank to get the April Fools' juices flowing. This prank will make any one jump.

25. And finally a pranker gets pranked himself. 

A revenge prank is the best prank. Watch as a pranker himself gets a taste of his own medicine. 

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Molly Given is a writer and lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life. When she’s not writing her fingers off she can be found planning her next adventure in a new part of the world.