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Political talk shows aren’t everyone’s cup of tea but one C-SPAN caller decided to spice things up with a prank from Hip-Hop’s favorite TV show.

Identifying himself as Jack Strickland, the C-SPAN caller phoned into Washington Journal as they were talking nuclear negotiations in Iran and dropped the theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air right underneath the host’s unsuspecting nose.

“I’m calling from Bel-Air, California, but I am originally from Philadelphia–specifically West Philadelphia,” Mr. Strickland began, deliberately speaking his words so all listeners wouldn’t miss an opportunity to pick up on his prank. “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 neighborhood. I got in one little fight and my mom got scared and said you’re moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel-Air.”

The producers must have spotted the jig and Strickland was instantly cut off from that point on. The clip has still managed to go viral across the net and even C-SPAN showed they could be good sports about it, placing the video on their own site as well.

Take a look at the YouTube C-SPAN caller prank below, uploaded on Jack Strickland’s channel because, of course.


Photo: NBC