The show was first aired on February 17 2006 and has since producedd three seasons with 58 episodes. The third season was aired on 2009 featuring ten episodes but was reduced to 8 episodes for being suspended for 2 weeks following the controversy of the ''Make a Realistic Wish Foundation'' sketch.
The stunts displayed in the series have often been controversial. For example, Licciardello was charged after selling fake knives to Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs fans outside one of their league games on July 14, 2006.
Chasers War on Everything have received various nominations and awards. The show won an Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for Best Television Comedy Series in 2006. The Atheist Foundation of Australia's Tom Paine Award was also given to the show in 2008. It was also nominated for the TV Week Logie award ''Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program'' for the third season.