However, electrical utility companies across the country complained.
"Substations are not playgrounds. They can be potentially dangerous to untrained individuals," a New York Con Ed spokesman told the newspaper. "Stunts of any kind around electricity and electrical devices should not be imitated."
In response to utility company complaints, NBC added two viewer advisories about electrical dangers.
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