Australian mystery senior resembles John Hammond from ‘Jurassic Park’

Whoa.

 

Elijah Watson

Internet Culture

Published Feb 18, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 4:55 am CDT

Jurassic Park. We love the movie (not its sequels—well, maybe The Lost World: Jurassic Park, but not Jurassic Park III or Jurassic World) for giving us some of the best computer-generated imagery of the ‘90s, and scaring the crap out of us as children (and adults). And of course that iconic scene: The one where Jurassic Park creator John Hammond introduces everyone to his enchanting (at first) dinosaur land.

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Now it looks like there’s an IRL John Hammond lurking around Adelaide’s Rundle Street in Australia. Captured by Mark (who’s a part of the Australian comedy duo the Royal Stampede), the video displays some random dude who looks a lot like Hammond, and that iconic line sprinkled in for effect: “Welcome to Jurassic Park.”

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It’s a perfect setup that’ll have you laughing and actually asking yourself a number of questions: Who is this guy? How often does he do this? Why does he do this? 

Plus the comments on the video have a field day—one observant commenter noticed someone with a pretty questionable hair choice that’s right in front of the faux-Hammond. Let’s see if you find him.

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H/T MashableScreengrab via Chris Huebs/YouTube

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*First Published: Feb 18, 2016, 8:04 pm CST