Les Mordus de la vidéo is a French television program adapted from the Quebec format Drôle de vidéo by Guy Cloutier. The show was presented by the comic duo Cherer & Cherer (Pierre-Jean Cherer and Denis Cherer), and broadcast from July 14, 1990 to October 13, 1990 La Cinq.
The concept is originally a Japanese program Kato-chan Ken-chan Gokigen TV in which viewers can send their personal videos, and broadcast from January 11, 1986 on Tokyo Broadcasting System. Then America's Funniest Home Videos is developed on American television. The program started on November 26, 1989 as a special program and then from January 14, 1990 on a regular basis on the ABC network.
While TF1 launched on July 8, 1990, Vidéo Gag, directly adapted from America's Funniest Home Videos; La Cinq programmed Les Mordus de la vidéo from July 14, 1990 - with less success - directly adapted from the Quebec version of Drôle de vidéo by Guy Cloutier.
The aim of the program is to present a collection of extracts from amateur videos with a comic character (mainly falls or inadvertent blows), broadcast together by themes, with background music or parodic dubbing between protagonists.
The most common themes are animals, children, weddings, sports, winter sports, DIY, etc.
At the end of the program, one of the extracts is voted best gag of the program and the owner of the video receives a reward.
The program stopped due to lack of audience.