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October 6, 2020 3:54 PM   Subscribe

Daniel Mertzlufft made a musical number about a break-up in a grocery store (inspired by New York Summer). Thanks to TikTok’s duet feature, it grew into a hilariously creative series as people added on more and more parts.
posted by adrianhon (12 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
 
It's totally worth watching the full thread!
posted by adrianhon at 3:57 PM on October 6, 2020 [1 favorite]


Oh wow. Did it fork? (not TikTok fluent)
posted by clew at 4:08 PM on October 6, 2020


Wonderful!
posted by Silvery Fish at 4:10 PM on October 6, 2020


I always cluelessly wondered what TikTok brought to the table, and this is a great demo!!
posted by storybored at 4:13 PM on October 6, 2020 [1 favorite]


Metafilter: I'm a can of soup.
posted by overhauser at 4:21 PM on October 6, 2020 [6 favorites]


Part nine is one of those things where you know it’s coming, and you wait for it, and wait for it, and even though you know it’s coming you still yelp in surprise when it does. One of my favorite kind of gags.
posted by The Underpants Monster at 5:10 PM on October 6, 2020 [1 favorite]


I was drinking a mug of tea watching these and came perilously close to a legitimate spit take when the can of soup, well, did what it said on the tin.
posted by eponym at 8:31 PM on October 6, 2020


I think there's a whole musical theater thesis you could write here.
posted by Mchelly at 8:46 PM on October 6, 2020


Deeeeeeeeeeply satisfying
posted by From Bklyn at 2:31 AM on October 7, 2020


This was a delight, thanks for posting!
posted by bitteschoen at 6:05 AM on October 7, 2020


It is a great reminder that there are at lot of really funny, talented, intelligent people out there. Sometimes the awful, rotten, despicable ones try to take over my head and this was a wonderful distraction!
posted by agatha_magatha at 8:29 AM on October 7, 2020 [3 favorites]


OK, people are the best.
posted by The corpse in the library at 10:39 AM on October 7, 2020


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