Subways are so often crowded and full of tired, cranky people that it's not a place that you typically associate with relaxation—unless you got to experience the Improv Everywhere spa prank on the subway.
Inspired by the fact that "NYC’s un-air-conditioned platforms can feel like a sauna," the infamous prankster group staged a mini-spa on the subway, complete with complimentary water, towels, sauna benches and massages for people passing by. Although there were several people in on the prank acting as spa-goers, there were also several members of the public who jumped right in and took advantage of the the chance to put up their feet and relax, even on their way to or from somewhere on the bustling NYC subway.
Subway Spa Pranks
More Stats +/-
Office Program Character Pranks
Candied Legume Pranks
Bread-Shaped Building Pranks
Positive Police Pranks
Shark Attack Pranks
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.