Whether you're tired of "Harlem Shake" videos by now or if you're still cracking up at every 30-second clip, The Fine Bros on YouTube have an fresh take on the dance craze videos -- the reactions of kids while watching them.
The Fine Bros "Kids React to Harlem Shake" video was posted Sunday and has more than 2.7 million views as of Tuesday afternoon.
If the Quaker "Chewy" granola bar commercials have taught us anything, it's that kids are very honest with their words. Kid reactions to the Harlem Shake are no different. Here are a few choice quotes from the kids accompanied by their facial expressions:
"What are they doing?" (said in a disgusted tone). (Image: YouTube screenshot)
"At least put some pants on, dude!" (Photo: YouTube screenshot)
"He has a horsey head." (Image: YouTube screenshot)
"I thought these were business people." (Image: YouTube screenshot)
"What the heck are those boys doing in that blanket." (Image: YouTube screenshot)
"And why are they shirtless some of them?" (Image: YouTube screenshot)
Now, compare these reactions of the younger kids to a couple of the slightly older ones:
"And do the Harlem Shake" -- this kid knew the lines and the moves. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
"Yep, normal work day." (Image: YouTube screenshot)
In a Q&A afterwards, the difference between the two groups becomes more apparent. All the younger kids say they had not seen a Harlem Shake video before, while the older participants had most definitely.
"No, and I wish I hadn't," said one of the younger girls. The same girl says the video was "very weird" and "awkward."
Later in the Q&A, the fact that the current Harlem Shake is nothing like the actual dance move that was introduced in the 1980s (read more about the Harlem Shake trend and where it might have started here) is brought up to the kids. They watch a tutorial for the legitimate Harlem Shake and are asked how they think the current Harlem Shakers did.
"Not good," one boy said.
What do some of the younger kids have to say about making more Harlem Shake videos?
The older youth, on the other hand, are all for keeping them coming.
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