Yet another variety of ‘reality’ TV entertainment: transforming a celebrity with prosthetic makeup and getting them to trick their friends and families. The transformations are radical – enabling them to fool lovers, brothers and mothers up-close.
If like me you watched far too much Candid Camera when you were young, you’ll find them a hoot. Even if you don’t, you can watch to appreciate the unique challenge they pose to makeup artists to produce a transformation capable of working in ‘real-life’ situations.
There is a separate section for other types of celebrity fakeovers.