Eric André's 'Bad Trip' And The Evolution Of The Prank Genre : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Sam talks to actor and comedian Eric André about the evolution of the prank genre with his Netflix hidden-camera comedy Bad Trip. They chat about the complications of making a prank show while Black, who André would never prank, and why everyone could use a little absurdism to warp their realities.

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The Warped Reality of Eric André's 'Bad Trip'

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The Warped Reality of Eric André's 'Bad Trip'

The Warped Reality of Eric André's 'Bad Trip'

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Sam talks to actor and comedian Eric André about the evolution of the prank genre with his Netflix hidden-camera comedy Bad Trip. They chat about the complications of making a prank show while Black, who André would never prank, and why everyone could use a little absurdism to warp their realities.

Eric André talks 'Bad Trip' and dangerous pranks with Sam Sanders.

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