April 1, 2008 3:24 PM
Here’s a roundup of some of the more noteworthy April Fools Day jokes circulating today:
- NBC’s Web site for “The Office” has been altered to make it seem like Dunder-Mifflin’s Scranton office has been duped by the rival Racine office.
- “The Price Is Right” held an April Fools Day showcase showdown, something the game show hasn’t done in several years. The Daily Blink is working on getting the video of the showcase up in the near future. Video of a past April Fools showcase after the jump.
To tide you over, here’s a classic April Fools showcase from 1983.
- TVNewsday is reporting that the Natural Reception Defense Fund (NRDF), a coalition of little-known consumer groups, is taking the FCC to court to obtain digital conversion assistance for “naturally occurring analog receivers,” such as dental filings.
- Revision3 has mirror-flipped all of its videos today. Also, according to Revision3’s blog, “Revision3 Corporation, the TV Network for the Internet generation, has announced today that they will be participating in breakthrough experiments to do science and other cool stuff.”
- “Lost” wiki “Lostpedia” is reporting that the FCC is fining ABC $5 million for profanities heard during whispers on the show.