This evening’s Primetime Emmy Awards are airing at 8pm EST/5pm PT, and Twitter is responding appropriately with the trending hashtag #ExplainTVShowsBadly.
Everything from critically acclaimed dramas to children’s shows are fair game, and users are taking to the social media platform to drag their favorite shows and to guess others’ titles through their confusing or limited descriptions.
The hashtag showcases the best of the Internet, with deeply profound, simplistic, and misguided descriptions.
Spongebob has become a critique on capitalist society.
The Voice has been reduced to mere confusion.
This Friends fan called out the show’s glaring plot hole.
This isn’t a bad Law & Order description, tbh.
This is how one describes BoJack Horseman to a friend while high at a bar.
Contemporary dramas were not exempt from confusing summaries.
This accurate Supernatural summary shakes the entire premise.
Many attempted to describe Game of Thrones in 140 characters.
Actors joined the hashtag, as Patton Oswalt and Danielle Fishel attempted to flesh out King of Queens and Boy Meets Girl respectively.
And this cruel soul destroyed Sesame Street for all of time.
Netflix should consider crowd-sourcing description-writers on Twitter next time.