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DESCRIPTION: (from MTV's press release, May 2011) Before the "The Dudesons" came to the States last year in search of living out their American dream, the four Finnish friends captivated Scandinavia and Europe with their extreme pranks and stunts. Now, MTV2 will show viewers how it all started with 30 episodes featuring "The Dudesons" outrageous homeland antics never before seen in the U.S. The mayhem begins on Friday, June 10, when the foursome host the MTV2 encore presentation of the all-new feature film "Jackass 3.5," at 10 p.m. ET/PT, and continues at 12 a.m. ET/PT with the first episode of "The Dudesons." Beginning June 17, the show will air in its regularly scheduled 9 p.m. ET/PT timeslot. The totally lovable, yet totally lunatic childhood best friends spent their lives performing and documenting ingenious stunts and pranks on film. From the guys getting revenge on their neighbor by hosing him down with sewage to retrieving one of their missing thumbs from a safety deposit box, then dropping a car on it; fans will get to see the how the international careers of Jukka (the ringleader), Jarppi (the fat funny guy), HP (Mr. Sensitive), and Jarno (the filmmaker) were really launched.