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Mediabistro captured footage of a veteran Los Angeles weatherman unwittingly falling for a prankster's ruse to get him to say a "naughty name on-air."
Good-spirited KTLA meteorologist Henry DiCarlo wished a happy 10th birthday to "Hugh Janus" on live TV.
DiCarlo then stopped and looked horrified because his news colleague Chris Schauble began laughing.
"Uh, I think it's one of those trick names, and you fell for it," Schauble told DiCarlo.
"I got punked," the weatherman replied. "Hopefully, there's not a 10-year-old, really, with that name out there."
No word if the the ruse was an inside job.
Now, the video: