Here was a group of 10 dudes—quasi-stuntmen, really—who seemed willing to do anything for a gag. Swallow a live goldfish only to regurgitate it right back up? Get gored by a bull? Why not? Lock yourself in a dirty Porta-Potty and allow it to be tipped over? Go for it.
By Chelsea Hirsch. The series showcased wild stunts in a world before iPhones, social media and YouTube, airing for two years and eventually morphing into nine films and four spin-offs. So when we got connected with them, we went out [to California] to film a couple of things with a few guys with the Big Brother skateboarding magazine. Tremaine became the director and they found themselves going full speed ahead. It just seemed to keep getting bigger and bigger.
It ran from until on MTV, and spawned a number of movies, but how well do you remember the lads, the stunts and the pranks on Jackass? Most of the cast were featured in a skateboarding magazine prior to the show's launch. What was it called?