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Man calls political talk show, executes amazing Fresh Prince prank

“I’m from Philadelphia, west Philadelphia specifically”.

Source: Les Grossman NEW OFFICIAL CHANNEL/YouTube

FRESH PRINCING IS not a new phenomenon. It’s been around almost as long as the internet.

If you’re not familiar, it basically involves inserting the lyrics to the theme tune to 90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air wherever you can.

Yesterday on American political TV station C-Span’s Washington Journal show, they were discussing whether the US congress should have influence in negotiations with Iran.

That’s when Richard from California called in.

Good morning, I want to make it clear first of all, I’m calling from Bel-Air, California, but I’m originally from Philadelphia, specifically, West Philadelphia.But anyway, I was actually discussing this issue with a friend of mine recently, while I was in Philly.

It occurred on the basketball court.

At some point during the conversation, a couple of guys, who were up to no good, essentially started causing trouble in my neighbourhood.

I got in one little fight, and my mom got scared, and said ‘You’re moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel-Air’.

At which point he was cut off and the presenter, like a pro, carries on like nothing happened.

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