The Tide Pod Challenge, where YouTubers eat a pod full of laundry detergent, has been lampooned from all directions, but that doesn't make this pitch-perfect impression of Tide CEO David Taylor any less hilarious as he attempts to grapple with his company's incredibly edible-looking products:
The internet was rolling on the floor over the sketch.
The video was actually written and pitched by Brennan Mulligan, the actor who played David Taylor. This was his first video with College Humor!
Though they're on the decline, Tide Pod jokes seem to be having a last hurrah before the world moves on.
It’s been a rough 7 months. My nephew had an addiction to Tide Pods. He’s all clean now tho.— Darlene Jarriel (@djf510) April 6, 2018
Back in the day...We didn't have Tide Pods....??? pic.twitter.com/q4H9PZF2L2— John Galt (@dhrxsol1234) April 7, 2018
I'm amazed that Starbucks hasn't crafted a Tide Pods flavored latte— EnvyDaTropic™ (@envydatropic) April 3, 2018
At one point, Tide Pod mania was so
ubitquitous, Senator Chuck Schumer felt the need to comment on it:
These pods were supposed to make household chores easier, not tempt our children to swallow harmful chemicals. I saw one on my staffer's desk and I wanted to eat it.