Stage Fright is the twenty-fourth episode of Season Five of Impractical Jokers and the one-hundredth-twenty-fifth episode overall. It aired on October 20, 2016.


The jokers work at a pawn shop, try to give free hugs after incredibly bizarre apologies, and then complete designated tasks while riding the Roosevelt Island Tramway.


No Pawn Intended

Goal: Do and say what you're told.
Loser: Sal and Q

Hug It Out

Goal: Get someone to hug you.
Loser: Joe and Q

Tram Wreck

Goal: Complete the task before the tram ride ends.
Loser: no one.


Loser: Q
Punishment: Before becoming a comedian/actor, Q was originally a fire-fighter for the NYFD. Q has to perform a musical number during a play, but ends up being embarrassed in front of the people he used to work with in the New York City Fire Department. Q later gets revenge for this, along with the huge mess in his Jeep, in Training Day.