If you were out having a life and generally being a normal person last night, you might have missed the pop culture phenomenon known as "Sharknado." But if you were on Twitter, or anywhere near a TV, chances are good that you caught some of SyFy's B-rate movie about a tornado so powerful that it sucks great white sharks out of the ocean and dumps them into L.A., appropriately titled "Sharknado."
Here's a bit of what you missed:
Even Mia Farrow was hooked:
It inspired "Star Trek" writer Damon Lindelof:
TV critic Alan Sepinwall was taken by its brilliance:
People tried to find meaning in it. What is it really about, anyway?
Meaning aside, as Patton Oswalt notes, something in American television changed last night:
Perhaps now we can look forward to Barknado:
Or, god forbid, Twerknado:
And when this happens -- because it will -- we will have only
Tara Reid ourselves to blame:
If you missed it, behold the trailer, below: