The return of Jackass: ‘It’s never not funny to see someone get hit in the nuts’

Paramedics at the ready! Ten years after their last bone-crunching outing, the juvenile daredevils are at it againThe first episode of Jackass is a seminal work of the 21st century.

It is titled Poo Cocktail, and features in quick succession the early stunts, pranks and goofs that make up Jackass’s enduring DNA: the show’s breakout star Johnny Knoxville flies out of a cannon into a net; another of its regulars, Bam Margera, roly-polys down a hill through a group of nonplussed golfers while a cameraman giggles from inside a nearby bush; Ehren McGhehey, the most viscerally headlockable man ever committed to film, intercepts someone’s drive-thru order and throws it for a touchdown.

Jason “Wee Man” Acuña, painted orange and dressed as an Oompa Loompa, skates down Venice Beach in a way that astonishes a bystander in wraparound shades.When Jackass first launched on MTV in October

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