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25 November 2022, 15:56 | Updated: 28 November 2022, 17:20
Wednesday Addams dances in show promo
Jenna Ortega wows audiences with a comedically stony dance in Netflix's Wednesday – here's why fans can't stop rewatching the scene.
If you're an avid scroller of TikTok (aren't we all), then you would have probably seen the hilarious dance scene in question that shows Jenna's deadpan delivery on the dancefloor.
In episode four, 'Woe What a Night', Nevermore Academy host their Rave’n Dance, Wednesday dominates the event with a perplexing routine complete with a Kubrick Stare and a frilly black gown – very on brand.
It didn't taken long for the prom scene to become a fan favourite, with countless fans reposting the comical moment to social media.
The unique dance in its entirety was shared by a TikTok user in a post viewed over a whopping 3.8 million times, the caption read: "The director said "time to dance" and jenna ortega heard him loud and clear. [sic]"
One Wednesday viewer wrote: "EVERYONE WAKE UP THE WEDNESDAY DANCE JUST DROPPED."
"Wednesday's dance scene is honestly the best thing to exist like I'm obsessed," another tweet read.
EVERYONE WAKE UP THE WEDNESDAY DANCE JUST DROPPED pic.twitter.com/9uv47yyw5g— Al ~ WEDNESDAY SPOILERS (@minorusbtch) November 13, 2022
AAA I LOVE THE WAY WEDNESDAY DANCES LMAOOO pic.twitter.com/gLttMADd5n— M0ON /Kf ▼ ♡ (@moonnightsky1) November 24, 2022
It turns out that the 20-year-old Ortega wasn't as prepared for the scene as one might have initially thought! In an interview with NME, she said: "I realised two nights before that I've really got to throw something together.
"It's crazy because on the day I actually – it was my first day with COVID – so it was awful to film, and I asked to redo it but we didn't have time," she said.
Jenna also dished on her influences for the dance, stating that she "ripped off" dance moves from 80s rock artists during the improvised moments – and she smashed it!
Fans can't wait to see what else is to come from the rising star in the dark world of Tim Burton, another viewer posted: "Tim Burton found his new person I can’t wait for upcoming works of these two."