Showcasing everything from people dancing and kissing in the crowd to marriage proposals and more, the Jumbotron never fails to entertain during downtime at all your favorite sporting events. This week, an amazing video of a little kid dancing to Thriller at Safeco Field has racked up over 1.8 million views. It inspired us to put together this list of ten of the most entertaining Jumbotron videos to hit YouTube. What’s the most entertaining thing you’ve ever seen on a Jumbotron?
Kid Dancing to Thriller at Safeco Field
Here’s the video that inspired our list. It was uploaded to YouTube on July 1 and hit the big time on Friday after being featured on the Daily What, BuzzFeed, Reddit, The Huffington Post and other sites. Everyone is talking about this kid’s amazing Thriller dance!
A whole lotta luv
This video went viral back in April of this year. It features the Sixers’ “biggest” fan at a game they played against the Heat.
I love the YouTube description on this video. “Can you guys stop playing soccer? You’re distracting the audience.”
Human Jumbotron – North Korean Mass Games
Here’s another video featuring a human Jumbotron. This is an excerpt from ‘A State of Mind’, which is a documentary about Mass Games gymnasts in North Korea, communism and Kim Jong-il. The human Jumbotron is made up of up to 12,000 school children and gymnasts perform on the field in front. Many viewers are torn upon seeing this–there’s no denying that the performance is amazing, but the heavy political undertones definitely make you question things a little. Embedding has been disabled for this video, but you can click the thumbnail below to watch on YouTube.
Guy Gets Called Out for BO on Jumbotron
What would you do if this happened to you? Gillette called out one baseball fan on the Jumbotron with a special announcement. He seems excited…until he learns that the special announcement is that he has B.O.!
Amazing Dance Caught on Celtics Jumbotron
An amazing dance is caught on the Jumbotron at a Celtics game. This is one of the most popular Jumbotron videos on YouTube with over 1.1 million views. Check out how it looked on the actual Jumbotron screen here.
Soulja Boy Jr – Jumbotron All Star
Here’s another video of a Celtics fan. This time it’s a 7-year old that became a local legend for Celtics fans back in 2009, dancing to Soula Boy at half of all Celtics games.
Kid Breakdancing on Jumbotron
Here’s a Jumbotron video of another kid dancing to Michael Jackson. The video cuts back and forth between different fans, but trust me…you’ll want to watch until the end. The winner of the Sprite Spark Cam is quite a dancer!
Marriage Proposal FAIL Caught on Jumbotron
Hey guys—here’s a tip. The Jumbotron is probably not the best place to propose to your girlfriend unless you are really sure of yourself. This guy flashed, “Melissa, Will you be my blueshirt bride?” on the Jumbotron at a NY Rangers game and didn’t quite get the response he was looking for…
How to Get on a Stadium Jumbotron
Finally—if you want your own 15 minutes (or seconds) of fame on the Jumbotron, here’s a funny how to video that offers up some tips on how to do it.
Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times. Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.