Gotta love a good old fashioned hidden-camera prank.
This was all well before my time so I’m gonna do my best to put all the pieces together, but back in the ’80s and ’90s, there was a popular talk show called Crook & Chase on The Nashville Network (or TNN, which eventually became Spike TV, and now Paramount Network). Hosted by Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase, the show focused primarily on country music.
Anyways, back in the day, they got the idea to prank Alan Jackson and hide some cameras around the TNN office.
While Alan was in the office, they ran a fake new story that Alan was set to play a role in an upcoming movie (not true) and the film was going to feature two nude scenes from Big Al (and it sounds like little Al too). They even filmed fake reactions from fans on the street to include in the story.
Of course, this was all news to Alan, who couldn’t wait to call his manager and find out what the hell was going on. But then, he also got call from his wife Denise wanting to know why the hell he was doing nude scenes in the upcoming California Cowboys film, and you can slowly see Alan start to think this is getting out of control.
The mild-mannered Jackson usually seems pretty unshakable, so it’s pretty funny to watch him squirm a bit at the thought of getting naked in front of the camera.