It's not live bullets. It's not severe weather. It's not even a drunken politician. The most feared thing in all of broadcasting is the child. These cute little nippers have the ultimate power to make anyone and everyone look like total idiots. Whether their talkative little mouths won't shut up or whether they won't say a word, if you have a kid on camera or on a microphone you're on pins and needles hoping it will end well. It usually doesn't.

Here is a great example of a kid who is supposed to be helping a magician on live TV.