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Watch Parents Make Children Cry In Annual Jimmy Kimmel Halloween Prank

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, when a late night TV show host gets parents to deceive their adorable children in an effort to make them cry for the world's amusement. Below, watch the five-minute montage "I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy 2016." This profoundly beautiful short film explores themes of human loss, America's addictive appetite for sugar, and the real-life consequences that stem from leaving prized possessions carelessly unattended. It'll also teach your kids about a little something called communism—you thought you got to keep everything you earned? You little scamp.

Here's the latest installment in Jimmy Kimmel's annual series:

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