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Comedy Central released a short rundown of original programming that it plans to roll out this year, and by the laws of cyclical entertainment, that means that for every handful of fresh ideas we must drag at least one relic from the deepest recesses of our memories and dust it off for a second attempt at relevancy. So, we’re getting a Crank Yankers reboot.

The Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Corolla creation had a very prosperous run from 2002 to 2007, because at the time we as an audience had really embraced a foul-mouthed puppet. The show maintained a format of reenacted prank calls from a revolving door of regular characters voiced by comedic veterans. Per a press release from Comedy Central, the network has ordered 20 episodes of a slightly updated series, which will fold in social media and e-sports platforms because both arenas could definitely benefit from just a little more trolling.

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Crank Yankers has always been my favorite show to make. Nothing is more fun or makes me laugh harder than a great crank call, and I am thrilled that Comedy Central asked us to do it again,” said Kimmel.

It’s been 12 years since the series wrapped, and things have changed significantly in terms of what is and isn’t widely accepted by the modern audience. Kimmel himself has evolved his much larger platform, taking unabashedly political stances for more progressive healthcare reform via Jimmy Kimmel Live!. There is no premiere date as of yet, so we’ll have to wait and see if Crank Yankers 2.0 will find a sweet spot between comedy that cleverly challenges the line of appropriateness and, um… Special Ed.