Planking is a pointless Internet fad that has been coming and going for some time now. But when did it truly start? Like so many fads, it’s hard to find the exact person who started it, with many claiming to be first. Well, in this case someone has come forward saying they were first with proof. Tom Green released this old 1994 clip of him pulling off his ‘dead guy’ gag. The video is featured on HuffingtonPost and .