pov: you're jack black and you need to find an octagon but elmo keeps showing you a stop sign
@monorail cw: eye contact
@Felthry one time Jack Black was on sesame street to teach the kids about octogons but he realised he forgot to bring one with him
so he was going to go find one but elmo popped up holding a stop sign
and Jack was very confused like "if i stop, how am i supposed to find an octogon?"
this is an effective use of dramatic irony, as the audience knows that elmo is presenting the stop sign as an example of an octogon, while Jack believes elmo is simply in his way
anyway the internet memed the hell out of it
@email@example.com i think i might be the only person who saw this post and got it because, despite not having ever seen the skit or any of the memes based on the skit, i am very familiar with sesame street so i immediately understood the entire vibe and narrative progression of the skit just from that description
@monorail Maybe he is trying to tell you something about your behaviour, Jack.
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