A taxi ride from hell concluded in a way that left several riders astonished — but likely not for the reason you might think.
Comedian Greg Benson, host of a YouTube series called "Prank it FWD," decided to intentionally give a series of individuals bad taxi rides as part of a positive prank.
"We are purposely going to give people some terrible taxi rides," Benson said, explaining the prank's concept at the beginning of the video. "We're going to drive the price way up — and then, we're going to give them whatever money is on the meter."
The footage shows Benson, playing a cab driver named "Yeshmin," intentionally perform a series of maneuvers intended to irritate the customers. Such acts ranged from purposely missing exits, making pit stops for food and, in once instance, delivering pizzas in the middle of the ride.
"Are you drunk?" one of the riders asked him.
Eventually, the riders lost faith in Benson's cab-driving abilities and demanded to be let out of the vehicle.
That's when the comedian revealed to them that the entire thing was a prank. Instead of charging the customers for the ride, he paid them the figure stated on the meter.
"Are you f***ing kidding?" one of the riders asked, reacting in shock.
"Shut up!" another echoed. "Oh my God! Oh my gosh!"
The episode is part of Break.com's effort to raise money for charity. For each 1,000 views of the video, the video's creators promise to donate $1 to charity.
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