That takes me back more than a few years. We used to have this show on British TV called "Candid Camera" which was initially hosted or perpetrated by Jonathan Routh.
They were always pulling stunts like that on members of the general public. I guess it was on TV in the 1960's and early 70's.
If you cannot do someone any good: don't do them any harm....
As long as you did this to one of these, the least of my little ones............you did it unto Me.
What profiteth a man if he gains the entire World at the expense of his immortal soul?