It is featured as the third track from their sixth studio album Conspiracy of One and was released as the first single from the album in October The song features additional vocals by Redman  and is included on the band's Greatest Hits album. Prior to the release of Conspiracy of OneThe Offspring distributed the track for free as a downloadable MP3 file on their official website. The song follows the prankster, the subject of the song, through his life, pulling various pranks on his superiors, being motivated by Redman.
In his teen years, he uses a bunsen burner on a perverted science teacher. When sent to the principal's office, he sets up the principal to be photographed in a compromising position with two students. Throughout the video, the band is shown to be playing around the Huntington Beach Pier in their hometown Huntington Beach, California. Finally, in the present, he switches off the whole city's power supply, though the band still manages to play in the dark and the crowd use flares Do You Realize - The Flaming Lips - Us & Them • Bonnaroo Festival 2003 light the scene.
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