TODAY   |  April 02, 2014

Chicken documentary: Funniest April Fools’ pranks

Netflix is receiving wide praise for its prank on April Fools’ Day, when it promoted a documentary about rotisserie chicken.

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>>> well, the internet is full of april fool 's day pranks yesterday. we all personally know, savannah guthrie , what a fail some can be, but there were others that were successful. but believe it or not, there were a few hits, netflix is winning wide praise this morning for its new rotisserie chicken documentary. it was out there. the film features 73 minutes of a chicken spinning in a rotisserie in reverse.

>> i would watch that.

>> it's mesmerizing.

>> it is.

>> you love food.

>> my mouth is watering.

>> here's the film's description. in the tradition of the curious case of benjamin button . witness a return to one's origins that stokes the imagine in addition. but one fake review snarked that the film made poor use of thyme.

>> that chicken was a better