Very early in the show's run, the second and third prizes respectively were a new TV set and VCR and a new camcorder.
On the initial hour-long special, the grand prize was $5,000 with second and third places winning a new camcorder; the producer picked the winner, with no audience voting.
and the Fox Family Channel series Show Me The Funny (1998–2000).
Many of the clips have been used internationally in various comedy compilation programs, with changes such as dubbing and subtitling.
Several local television stations, even those not affiliated with ABC, also developed special funny home video segments in their newscasts during the early 1990s, inspired by the series.