Shark-Eating Monsters, the Kid Emmys, and More Viral Videos
From a monster fish eating a shark to a pint-sized Don Draper, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.
5. Baby Got Class
Going back to school can be a bummer for kids, but not for their parents who have to make sure they’re looked after for all those extra hours every week. These parents seem particularly pumped for the coming school year, and roped their kids into making an awesome parody of Sir Mix-a-lot’s “Baby Got Back” to mark the end of summer, oddly the second one of the week.
4. Little League Coach’s Fantastic Speech
It’s tough to accept defeat after a long season, especially when you’re twelve years old and you’re on ESPN. Rhode Island’s Cumberland American little league team saw their run in the World Series come to an end Monday, and many of the pint-sized competitors were reduced to tears as they huddled on the field. Coach David Belisle seized the opportunity and made a remarkable speech, reminding the boys of all they had accomplished and just how proud they should be.
3. Kids Emmys
The 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are fast approaching, and TV’s many stars, from Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston to House of Cards’ Robin Wright, will be looking to take home Emmy gold on Monday. A number of tributes and parodies are surely in the works for the event, but few have the goofy good humor of this one. One mom cast a bunch of kids to reenact some of this season’s biggest hit shows to devastating comedic effect.
2. Shark Takes Bait, Then Becomes Bait
Sharks are normally considered to be the fiercest fish in the water. They enjoy an almost mythical status as kings of the sea. That makes them quite a prize for fishermen, and the guys in this video start the celebration early when they hook one and pull it up to their boat. What they weren’t banking on was a goliath grouper— a massive ocean fish that can grow to be up to ten feet long and more than 700 pounds—jumping up and devouring the unfortunate beast in one bite.
1. Barely Legal Pawn
In other Emmy-related news, Breaking Bad co-stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have debuted a new show in the run-up to the big event. Barely Legal Pawn stars the duo as unscrupulous, possibly deranged pawnshop employees. The skit features Julia Louis-Dreyfus as an island-hungry TV star customer and that unique brand of Cranston-Paul chemistry. It’s well worth the watch whether or not you’re a devotee of the acclaimed AMC series.