Hollywood Goes Bananas For ‘Sharknado’ On Twitter, But Did It Bring In The Viewers??
Did we not forewarn you of the awesomeness that will forever be remembered as Sharknado?
Last night, Syfy premiered its newest creature feature about, you guessed it, sharks attacking the citizens of Los Angeles via tornadoes. Although it really should’ve been called Sharkicane, because a major hurricane was really to blame for the problem, that’s beside the point. It’s science.
Although the movie only averaged 1.37 million viewers, and without being overdramatic, Twitter has basically exploded because of the tv movie starring Tara Reid. And thankfully, some of our favorite celebrities have continued the #Sharknado trend well into today.
Check out our favorite tweets about the movie and let us know what you thought of the sure to be camp classic.
Tara Reid @TaraReid
I actually can’t wait for @sharknado it might be even better then snakes on a plane !!! Lol ;) I hope you will have as much fun as I had
Seth Meyers @sethmeyers
For all of those who had your fun – You were there for Sharknado, but will you be there for the clean up? #HardQuestions
Adrianne Curry @AdrianneCurry
I missed #sharknado I cant find any new listings on syfy..help!!!!!
I cant wrap my brain around why the sharks roared like lions…and didnt die without any water #sharknado ? Mind BLOWN
Cory Monteith @CoryMonteith
what the crap is Sharknado
oh. IT’S A SHARK TORNADO.
Damon Lindelof @DamonLindelof
Tonight, I will be live tweeting SHARKNADO. One catch: I will not actually be WATCHING it.
I am going to write the Sharknado sequel and I am going to do it before Shaknado is over.
Dammit, you idiots, JUST KILL THE QUEEN SHARK!!! #GetAwayFromHerYouBitch #LiveTweetingSharknado
This movie is such a ripoff of THE BICYCLE THIEF. #LiveTweetingSharknado #Highbrow
Burt Reynolds just dragged his nails across a chalkboard and said, “I took this part for a can of tomato soup.” #LiveTweetingShaknado
“Mr. Mayor, I am an accomplished Meteorineologist. I know weather and I know sharks. And you, sir? Got BOTH.” #LiveTweetingSharknado
“Oh sure, Janet… Next you’ll be telling me sharks are falling from the sky!” Shark falls from sky, crushes dude. #LiveTweetingSharknado
Holy shit. Steve from 90210 just said, “If there’s one thing I hate more than chlamydia, it’s god dammed sharks.” #LiveTweetingSharknado
For those of you already maligning my ending for SHARKNADO 2, you should know 3 things: Henry Winkler. Leather jacket. Water skiis.
The best thing about Sharknado’s huge pop culture impact is that Tara Reid gets to look like a fucking genius for doing it.
Which one of you nerds is writing the story about how PACIFIC RIM’s Thursday numbers were dampened by SHARKNADO? #PunIntended
Do you not watch THE NEWS?!?! RT @evilcheltdevil: Excuse me for being ignorant here….but what/who exactly IS ‘Sharknado’?
@pattonoswalt I’ll write 5 pages of SHARKNADO 2: THE SHARKENING if you write the next 5. Then pass it on. Deal?
Patton Oswalt @pattonoswalt
.@DamonLindelof Why are you wasting time Tweeting me? Already starting my draft! #Sharknado
Just got a call from the 2nd A.D. on the movie I’m filming. Call time canceled tomorrow. ALL movies canceled. It’s done. #SharkNado
Keep in mind, hipsters: @THEGaryBusey was trying to make #SharkNado “trend on Twitter” 15 years ago.
Clark Gregg @clarkgregg
For my overseas pals: There was an awesome/awful TV event on tonight called #sharknado About sharks. In tornados. Chewing up LA #clarknado
Michael Chiklis @MichaelChiklis
Oh Goddamn it, now I want to see it too and then I’m gonna want to quit the business…again! #SharkNado
Diablo Cody @diablocody
Some of these tweets have reached their sharknadir.
Billy Eichner @billyeichner
Is Nathan Lane in this? #Sharknado
I feel like Sharknado was Ke$ha’s Brokeback Mountain.
Mia Farrow @MiaFarrow
Omg omg OMG #sharknado
Tomorrow I’ll pick up a chain saw
Olivia Wilde @oliviawilde
I just recorded it based on this review: “@MiaFarrow: Omg omg OMG #sharknado”
Michael McKean @MJMcKean
Am I really missing a movie called Sharknado?
Josh Groban @joshgroban
Family BBQ/frozen bananas > watching Sharknado with commercials.
Mario Lopez @MarioLopezExtra
Can’t believe I missed ‘Sharknado.’ Hope it’s half as amazing as ‘Sharktopus.’ Recording it ASAP…
Colin Hanks @ColinHanks
According to the number of people talking about Sharknado in my timeline, it is the biggest film in cinema history.
Andy Cohen @BravoAndy
I am still not over #SharkNado
Dane Cook @DaneCook
I thought #SharkNado was great but I’m really looking forward to #RattleQuake.
Elizabeth Banks @ElizabethBanks
How am I only just now hearing about SHARKNADO?
Well, there goes my Emmy. RT @Syfy: . @oliviawilde @MiaFarrow We have roles for you both in the #Sharknado sequel @DamonLindelof is writing
Josh Gad @joshgad
The Producers of Planet Earth are watching #SharkNado tonight asking themselves, “why do we even try?”
If Spielberg could go back in time and stop Jaws from happening to prevent 2013’s #SharkNado, I believe he would.
B.J. Novak @bjnovak
I’m afraid that now when we have a real sharknado everyone’s going to treat it like a joke
Eliza Dushku @elizadushku
Danny Zuker @DannyZuker
Can’t watch #Sharknado because I’m on the set of my new film Tsunamwolf.
Horatio Sanz @MrHoratioSanz
I wish I could join in on the shenanigans, But I had a cousin that was killed by a #Sharknado back in ’93. #RamonRIP
Mario Batali @Mariobatali
Grilled for tacos! RT. @BryanOulton: @Mariobatali chef, how do you prepare a shark that flies to the ground from a tornado? #Sharknado”