10 April Fools’ Day Jokes That Went Horribly Wrong

Fake Robbery

A new employee at a department store got too comfortable with their manager. Sitra Walker called her manager and said some men were robbing the store, and before she could tell him “April Fools!”, the police showed up. She was later fired.

Dead Dog

Inspired by National Lampoon’s Vacation, Paul Goobie tied a dead chihuahua to his co-worker’s car. That co-worker didn’t see the dog and ended up traveling miles down the road with a dead dog twirling behind his bumper. Finally, somebody flagged him down and Goobie was charged for wrongful disposal of a dead animal.