VH1 webseries parody goes ‘Behind The Tweet’

For when you just have to know why they used six exclamation points in a row and not seven.

Mar 1, 2020, 10:26 am*

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Rae Votta

Every tweet has a story, and VH1 is putting a tested and true formula to work on decoding the moments that go into a celebrity’s 140 characters.

Behind The Tweet, VH1’s new YouTube series, takes on the elements of the iconic ’90s TV program, Behind The Music. However, instead of exploring the depths of a musician’s entire career, it delves into a single tweet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v0MTIiLLAI

The first batch features a story about Obama from Comedy Central funnymen Key and Peele, Jack Antonoff of fun. explaining a nacho-related prank, and Brooklyn Decker discussing her pee.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd2CS1CZKp8

Each video features the artist in question, a dramatic voice-over, and even VH1’s famous comedian talking heads commenting on the cultural impact of the tweet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nATqpA1zmOw

A second batch of the series is still to come.

Illustration by Jason Reed

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*First Published: Feb 11, 2015, 4:25 pm