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Christopher Dorner Standoff

Newscast PRANKED

By Howard Stern Fan

2/12/2013 2:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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It was only a matter of time ... but a Howard Stern fan managed to infiltrate the Christopher Dorner news coverage by posing as an expert ... and PRANKED a Los Angeles TV station live on the air.

The caller got through to KCBS-TV moments ago claiming to be a State Fish and Game ranger named Mike Taugher ... and he was SUPPOSED to recap the events leading up to the shootout.

It started out pretty believable ... but when the caller name-dropped Ronnie The Limo Driver (a Stern regular) it was pretty clear CBS has just been hoaxed.

... well, obvious to everyone but the anchor ... who continued engaging the caller until he told her it was a joke and called her a "dumbass."

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Daryl Dixon    

Ha stupid lapd!!

582 days ago
17.

Janice Elgin    

THIS IS NOT A TIME FOR PRANKS PEOLLE NEED TO REALIZE THIS IS A VERY SERIUOS MATTER. ALSO PEOPLE LIVES ARE IN DANGER SO THE JOKES WE CAN ALL GO WITHOUT<3

582 days ago
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Sebassari    

Honestly I really don't understand why someone has enough time to be put on hold to pretend he is a fish and game officer??? People's lives have been lost and its sad that he would even call her a dumb ass when the nurse in the royal family scandal killed herself. I'm seriously done with this website, because all you guys do is prey on people's needs to know about every celebrity when they themselves can make more money just by focusing on themselves. Harvey, I applaud you for coming up with this idea because its genius but your not making a difference in this world. Your show was funny to me but its a waste of time so I wish you the best. On a side note, you should pay your employees more since you out them on TV and they are the ones who make the show funny.

582 days ago
19.

kitnplayn    

People are dieing and this guy is being an *******. Americans are arrogant, selfish and severely lacking in humanity.

582 days ago
20.

cdscds    

He is doing us all a public service. The media should at lest TRY to validated their sources. They put ANYBODY on the air and report it as "news". Long live Captain Janks!! Hey NOW

582 days ago
21.

bob    

Cap'n Janks is the best ! Ba Ba Booey to 'ya all!

582 days ago
22.

Janice Elgin    

When this movie is made 6 months to a year from now L.L. Cool J will play the role of Christopher Dorner just my opinion.

582 days ago
23.

tleeg    

It was funny but really messed up..this is serious matter with lives lost and some douchebag wannabe comedian has to play a prank.

582 days ago
24.

jill    

i'm sure the people that have died because of dorner found his call in hilarious. they should find him and put him in dorner's view, see if he jokes around then. douche

582 days ago
25.

fujimo    

cbs=crappy brodcasting system

582 days ago
26.

Wardman3    

Really funny... Hopefully it was mother in the house being held captive... See how funny it is then..Some people are morons and this guy is one.

582 days ago
27.

Steve    

He could be fined and sentenced up to 3 years in jail. Someone else could be parking their Limo in the rear entrance. But hey at least you will be on Stern that's only heard by Sirrus/XM subscribers. Tool.

582 days ago
28.

jim     

I think it was great, the whole thing is a joke they dont even know if he is there , the reporters keep changing there minds and story the whole thing is a joke EXCEPT for the one who just died do to who ever they are shooting with?????

582 days ago
29.

TNastyFunktown    

Ugh, they're both in the wrong. CBS for not validating this man's credentials and this man for thinking this "prank" was necessary.

582 days ago
30.

Buddy Lee    

Should have dropped in a Zoo Za Zoo reference.

582 days ago
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