By now (judging by the Youtube viewing stats) you must have seen the Brazilian tv show elevator prank. I could explain it, but watch for yourself:
The question that many of us (I suppose in litigious North America) asked is: what is the potential liability for the tv producers. After all, what if somebody had a medical episode as a result? Intentional infliction of emotional distress, otherwise known by its odious acronym iied! Anything else?
Well, fear not! Our friends at Fox News have the answer (If you can't see the embedded version, the direct link is here: