Sometimes I feel like people are reading my mind when I watch viral videos on the Internet. I mean, how did you know this dog rolling on the ground would make me laugh so hard, dude? But it wasn’t until I saw the cast of Orange is the New Blackencapsulated in one-second clips as part of a revised introduction set to the theme song of The Golden Girls that I realized there had been a huge void in my life for too long.
Golden is the New Black is the OITNB spin-off I’m going to wait for for the rest of my life. ‘Til then, you can find me on the lanai.
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Someone call Betty White, I’ve just had a fantastic idea
And the intro’s already shorter and more exciting than the current one, so I say YES.
This is everything that I never even knew that I needed.