Kicked in the Nuts
is a spoof of hidden camera
shows, created in August 2003 for the Channel 101 short film
festival. It was written, directed, produced, and edited by Mike Henry
and Patrick Henry.
Mike Henry, dressed in a blue jump-suit, sunglasses, and a bright orange afro
wig, sexually assaults supposedly unknowing victims by kicking their testicles
with force. Each victim at first seems to be angered and confronts their attacker (or in some cases begins to attack back), but Mike quickly explains that they have been victims of the show Kicked in the Nuts
, often pointing out the location of the "hidden" camera. At this point, the victim laughs and acts pleased to be part of the show; the footage uses a laugh track and is intercut with generic audience reaction footage from various television shows. The show was cancelled the month after its premiere; it was released on DVD in late 2008.The show is staged, as the titular act would be considered battery and subject to prosecution.
The Kicked in the Nuts
prankster was featured in the Family Guy
episode “The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire
,” written by Mike and Patrick, in which Mike provides voices for a few characters, including Cleveland
. Peter Griffin
is the victim of a sexual assault by the prankster and tells his audience that he found a victim so they can applaud for him. One of the later episodes featured a... Read More