If you watched American news Friday, you weren't tricked.
Just treated ... to absolute ridiculousness.
"GMA" held its annual pageant-de-pumpkin.
George Stephanopoulos dressed up as Ed Sheeran ... and accidentally fell off stage.
Cameos included: Robin Roberts as Cookie Lyon, Amy Robach as Taylor Swift and #squad, and Lara Spencer as "the Donald" himself.
NBC's "Today" traded pumpkins for Peanuts.
Matt Lauer was in drag — again.
Al Roker was a white boy.
And Tamron Hall could share shoes with Shaq.
Meanwhile, on "CBS This Morning" ...
"For the second time in two months, the NTSB is investigating an engine fire on a Boeing jetliner," Charlie Rose said.