November 19, 2004

Bam Went The Turkey

Five teenagers on Long Island were arrested last night for throwing a turkey through the windshield of a moving car, nearly killing the woman inside.

The story has gotten lots of play in all the New York papers, but what they all missed is that the stunt was likely done as a copycat of the MTV series “Viva La Bam.” In the show’s first season finale that aired last December, the cast members engaged in a scavenger hunt, during which one of the items (in between “trade pants with a stranger” and “Lick a mannequin's ass”) was this:

31. Shot-put a turkey into your car - 30 pts.
At least on VLB, the cars were parked. And unoccupied.

Posted by Stephen Silver at November 19, 2004 07:41 PM
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