The delightful edit posted by @chanbahi features a miniature Shrek darting through an obstacle course for show dogs. It just exploded on social media, racking up well-over 500k likes on Twitter in only three days. Shrek’s mad dash through hoops, balance beams, and tunnels cleverly edits out the dog and replaces it with the miniature sprinting ogre.
It’s impossible not to laugh at mini-Shrek’s stone-cold face and stubby limbs.
The 44-second video is full of amazing touches. The crowd roars with excitement at Shrek’s every move, totally adding to the illusion that he’s actually racing in the freaking Westminster Dog Show.
We’re also loving the close-up cams hiding in tunnels and attached to balance beams. It really gives you an intimate look at mini-Shrek’s athletic prowess.
People on social media are going nuts for the viral video of mini-Shrek.
i need to know how they masked out the dog so perfectly
— truly a fucking punk (@BarkYourHeadOff) May 3, 2019
The weave poles is the most impressive to me, masking the dog and the trainer and the shrek.
— Titans Film Room (@titansfilmroom) May 3, 2019
Ah, yes. The see-saw is my second-favorite part. The long tunnel is tops. 😂
— Williams (@RickyWiIIiams) May 3, 2019
One guy translated the video into Spanish. It’s even better that way.
Le pones un tupé y cuatro pelillos en la barba y es Ibai autonarrandose en un concurso de obstáculos!
— Jose (@Jose_Lantziego) May 3, 2019
Seriously!! I guess the green floor helped though
— Melee Cancel (@MeleeCancel) May 2, 2019
Others debated how @chanbahi rendered the impressive video.
That’s what I mean haha he took A WHILE
— Royale (@RoyaleNine) May 3, 2019
It’s a thing of beauty 😂
— ⚽️⚒TOM'S WHUFC⚒⚽️ (@aldredtj) May 4, 2019
Most agree: Shrek’s obstacle course is one of the best things, like, ever.
me watching stand-up specials by professional comedians:
me watching the video of mini shrek running the dog agility course: pic.twitter.com/Zef6JBvKsA
— 𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐚 (@LlNDBLOM) May 3, 2019
someone please tell me why the high light of my god damn week was that video someone made of shrek running the dog agility course
— veronica (@victoriayilek) May 5, 2019
That video of shrek running the dog obstacle course is the best video on twitter
— kris (@kirkland_kris) May 4, 2019
i have laughed out loud every time i have watched that shrek dog race vid holy fuck
— H A Y D E N (@hmackdawg6) May 3, 2019
The video’s creator has a bunch of other mind-bending clips on Twitter.
None of @chanbahi’s other edits feature mini-Shrek, but he should probably make this an ongoing series. I wouldn’t mind seeing the little green ogre try pole vaulting or perhaps white river-rafting.
The possibilities are endless!