Wednesday night’s Vice Presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris was a pretty standard affair but one off the cuff moment involving an insect took center stage.
Right in the middle of the debate, a random fly landed on Pence’s head and stayed there for about two minutes.
— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) October 8, 2020
— Variety (@Variety) October 8, 2020
Total time a fly sat on Mike Pence's head: two minutes pic.twitter.com/PtI0rKSi5I
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) October 8, 2020
The fly instantly started trending on Twitter and produced a ton of hilarious jokes.
Imagine Mike Pence going on Twitter after the debate to see what people thought of his ideas only to see over half a million tweets about the fly on his head instead lmaoooooo pic.twitter.com/jM8QWhTc0c
— Aero @ Future Connected! (@ActualAero) October 8, 2020
That was awful.
— Mike Pence's Fly (@MikePenceFly___) October 8, 2020
I’m self-quarantining now.
– the fly
— ken olin (@kenolin1) October 8, 2020
I hope SNL gets Jeff Goldblum to play the fly on Pence’s head.
— Ronda 💜🌊🌈 I see a blue light on the horizon 💙 (@Rondaline68) October 8, 2020
Somebody get that damn fly a covid test stat!!
— Shadow Person Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista) October 8, 2020
the snl writer’s room when the fly landed on pence’s head pic.twitter.com/UD5liN25yW
— leigh 🍁 (@sincereleigh_me) October 8, 2020
Everyone, please send me your thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/vfHBwHd9J1
— Pence's Fly (@MichaelsFly) October 8, 2020
Even LeBron James joined in on the fun.