Jackass is an American television series, originally shown on MTV from 2000 to 2002, featuring people performing various dangerous, ridiculous, and self-injuring stunts and pranks.
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Making of Jackass: The G… Aired: Sep. 21, 2007
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Series Fun Facts
- Brad Pitt was "abducted" by the Jackass crew on the series finale.
- A lot of Steve-O's stunts were censored by MTV due them being too extreme. But they were eventually added on to DVD under the name "Don't Try This at Home: The Steve-O Video."
- Before Jackass, there was a skateboarding magazine called Big Brother. Jackass director, Jeff Tremaine was a former editor and most of the guys who would soon be in Jackass were featured in…
[show]Before Jackass, there was a skateboarding magazine called Big Brother. Jackass director, Jeff Tremaine was a former editor and most of the guys who would soon be in Jackass were featured in the magazine such as Bam Margera (who was also majing CKY videos), Chris Pontius, Steve-O, and Wee Man. One day, Johnny Knoxville came to Big Brother to do an article on self-defense equipment which Tremaine agreed to publish and also told Johnny to film it for Big Brother's video line. After the video went out, television producers saw the video and gave Knoxville his own show. Jeff Tremaine helped get the show with the help of his close friend Spike Jonze who is a film and television producer. After many visits from different channels and a bid war with Comedy Central, MTV picked upped the series.