COMEDY

Prank-Calling The Ivy (VIDEO)

07/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Comedian Robert Popper (aka Robin Cooper) created this illustrated video of a prank call he made to London hot-spot The Ivy, asking for a reservation. He was, of course, denied, so he trotted out a series of celebrity connections that he hoped would earn him a seat at the table. Apparently, playing ping-pong with Sir Edmund Hillary doesn't afford one much street cred.

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