Several shows have used Scared Straight By Santa effectively, but none have done it better than The Bert Show.
This classic holiday feature is a specialized version of a prank call. But this one pranks young kids who are set up by parents.
Invite listeners to call (or apply online) with stories about kids who are driving them crazy right now. Or are misbehaving. The show then calls to try to get them back on Santa’s Nice List.
For details on how to execute this feature and examples of how it can (and should) sound on the air, go here. In the meantime, check out this episode from The Bert Show: