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Old 02 April 2008, 05:17 PM
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Blow Your Top Pat Sajak is bald?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utBzdV2MUaE

April fools prank, or no? If it's a bald cap it's the first one that didn't look like a bald cap (IMHO).
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Old 02 April 2008, 05:49 PM
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Yes, it was a bald cap.
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Old 03 April 2008, 02:16 PM
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That was pretty good. I love how instead of saying "April Fools," he said, "Happy April First." You have to think for a minute to realize he's pulling a joke.
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Old 05 April 2008, 03:15 PM
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it was really a bald cap?!?

I didn't think he was really bald... and thought it was a joke. But I SWEAR I saw the little pimply looking bumps you sometimes get from shaving.

... I hate not having DVR.
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Old 08 April 2008, 01:42 AM
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Yeah, that definitely doesn't look like a bald cap. There's no seam or anything visible, or noticeable wrinkles.
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Old 08 April 2008, 04:44 AM
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Here's a video with a higher resolution.
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Old 08 April 2008, 05:08 AM
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Here's a video with a higher resolution.
At 1:33 in that video, you can see an unnatural dimpling of the skin just above the neck. That's a definite sign that it is a bald cap.
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Old 08 April 2008, 11:04 AM
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Who is this Pat Sajak to begin with?
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Old 08 April 2008, 03:05 PM
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Who is this Pat Sajak to begin with?
He's an American Game Show host (Wheel of Fortune) that has been on the air for almost 3 decades. The sidekick (Vanna White) has been with him the whole time, I believe.
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Old 10 April 2008, 12:49 AM
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Pat confirms that it was a bald cap...

http://www.sonyrewards.com/en/learn/...ace/pats_chat/
April 2008 Newsletter
Well, we pulled off a pretty good April Fool's Day prank when I "pulled off" my hair and revealed nothing but scalp. Yes, it was a joke, despite the fact that it looked so real. First, a very talented guy named Bob Kretschmer (he's worked on all kinds of movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean) made a wig to match my hair. Then a make-up artist covered my real hair with a so-called "bald cap". I asked Vanna not to come into the make-up room while all this was going on. She knew about the gag, but I didn't want her to see the results so she would act genuinely surprised by how realistic everything looked. Sure enough, when she removed the hairpiece on the air, her reaction was terrific.

That was our first April Fool's trick since Alex Trebek and I switched places a few years ago. I don't know what we might be able to do next year to top this one, but I'll start working on some ideas. By the way, after the taping, I found out that there's nothing as useless as owning a wig of your own hair. Well, maybe if I wait long enough, it'll come in handy.
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Old 10 April 2008, 10:11 PM
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Most people who wear a hairpiece aren't totally bald on top; it's usually a male pattern baldness thing. Then again, on a person who looks that plastic anyway a bald cap would be hard to catch.

That jackass looks better bald though, to be honest.
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