5 Fun Videos That Show Off The Goofy Side Of The Olympics

By Megan O'Neill 

The Olympics are finally here, and we just can’t seem to get enough of them!  If you can manage to tear yourself away from the Olympic coverage for a few minutes, we’ve put together a list of 5 videos that show the goofier side of the Olympics, from the US swimming team’s Call Me Maybe lip dub to a pair of puppets that are sick of the Games already.  Enjoy!

Call Me Maybe – 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team

This Olympic parody of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ has racked up over 3 million YouTube views since going viral at the end of last week.  You’ve probably already seen it but come on, you know you want to watch again!

Too Much Olympics

In the latest from Glove and Boots, puppets Mario and Fafa argue over the Olympics.  Mario thinks the Olympics are boring…Fafa thinks that makes him un-American.  What do you think?

Breakfast Guy doesn’t give a sh*t about the Olympics

Looks like “Breakfast Guy” agrees with Mario about the Olympics.  He eats his breakfast, unaffected, as the Olympic torch passes through.

Happiest Olympic Worker 2012

Here’s an awesome video of an enthusiastic Olympics worker trying to get the crowd excited with her awesome dry humor.  She cannot contain her excitement.  Really, she can’t.

Part 1: Teaching Team USA athletes to speak cockney rhyming slang – Chicken Oriental

And finally, to say thank you to Britain for hosting the Olympic games, the athletes of Team USA are getting to know British culture, starting with Olympic slang.  Can you say: “If you win a medal you can go chicken oriental, my son!”?

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.