The Northwestern College Wildcats basketball crew is having an incredible 12 months. Not solely are they making a splash on the courtroom, making their manner on to the AP Ballot for the primary time in 4 years, however a video a number of of the crew’s gamers made a enjoyable video that’s going viral on TikTok.
The video contains a group of gamers recreating the track from a “Potter Puppet Friends” video that went viral again in 2007. Should you haven’t seen the video, it’s a low-production worth puppet present starring hand puppet variations of a few of the characters from J.Ok. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe, together with Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, and naturally Harry Potter. The video mainly entails the characters saying their names again and again whereas a mysterious ticking sound fills the room. It’s odd and catchy and shocking nonetheless widespread, regardless of being over ten years outdated, a.okay.a. an eternity in web years.
Within the TikTok video, the Northwestern College basketball gamers step into the roles of the well-known characters, saying their names whereas bobbing their heads in time to the mysterious ticking sound. In response to an oral historical past of the now-viral video put collectively by a reporter on the Every day Northwestern, the video was the thought of senior guard Byrdy Galernik, who performed Ron Weasley within the video, and was filmed at a resort in Bloomington, and completed about two minutes earlier than curfew. Galernik posted the video, the crew beat Indiana College, and shortly the TikTok was going viral.
There’s cause that it captured the eye of the web—it’s a darn cute TikTok that’s each a fast lesson on web historical past and an introduction to a track for brand new followers who had beforehand existed in a world with out the wonders of “Potter Puppet Friends”.
One word of warning: When you’ve got not heard the track earlier than, it’s a critical earworm. It’s far catchier than the Dwelling Depot theme track and can probably get caught in your head, and go away you buzzing, “Snape. Snape. Severus Snape” for days on finish and no magical spell will take away it.
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