Surprise Squad

FOX5 Surprise Squad: Super Edition (30 Minute Special)

The FOX5 Surprise Squad delivers a 30-minute special featuring the biggest surprises and follows up on families like the Chili’s waitress who received a $12,000 tip from the Squad. This heartwarming show packs a powerful dose of feel-good and inspirational stories. Hosted by FOX5’s Monica Jackson and Cassandra Jones.


FOX5 becomes woman’s family for Thanksgiving

The FOX5 Surprise Squad met Margaret Payne over the summer during a surprise mission at Albertsons. When offered her surprise, Payne wanted to pay it forward instead, saying she doesn’t have a family around for all of those groceries. Fast forward to Thanksgiving week and the Surprise Squad sought out “Ms. Margaret” to make sure she has a family this holiday. Thanks to our Surprise Squad partners United Nissan, America First Credit Union and Albertsons/Vons.


Girl asks friend with Down syndrome to dance, gets huge surprise



It pays to be nice!   A sweet homecoming proposal at Shadow Ridge High School gets the attention of the FOX5 Surprise Squad … and OMG! what a memorable night it turns out to be. Daniel Rivas, 17, has Down Syndrome and dreamed of going to the dance but was turned down. So Kylie Fronius, a 10th grader steps up.  Her simple act of kindness prompts a night of surprises no one could have imagined!