Crank Yankers premiered on COM on June 3, 2002. Pick it up. It's for you! Crank Yankers features some of the funniest characters from old Elmer Higgins to a very special someone they call Ed. Crank Yankers also features celebrities like Snoop Dogg, Tenacious D (in the nude) and Ween. So sit back pull up a phone and enjoy the cranks. And just remember: The crank calls you are about to hear are real. The names have not been changed. Screw the innocent.