The ‘Elmo Paper Towel Roll’ trend has taken off on TikTok, and fans want to know how it all began. Elmo is a beloved character from Sesame Street, which has been on the air for over 45 years.
After the ‘Elmo Paper Towel Roll’ trend began circulating on TikTok, the red Muppet has become viral. Here’s everything you need to know about viral videos.
TikTok’s ‘Elmo Paper Towel Roll’ song and meme explained
The ‘Elmo Paper Towel Roll’ craze has made its way to TikTok, where users have been posting videos of the trend. This video is from a previous Sesame Street episode, in which Elmo and other characters belt out a hilarious and catchy song. The video was uploaded by TikTok user Chelsey, who has already gained hundreds of thousands of views on her profile.
But the Elmo video went viral, with over 4.7 million views in two weeks, demonstrating that a YouTube toy can go beyond toys to become something more than just a toy. The unaltered video is available below.
What Is The Song?
Elmo’s viral TikTok video features part of a song he sings with other Sesame Street characters in an old episode. The red Muppet sings “a plastic water bottle and a paper towel roll” in such a hilarious way that has left many viewers left in stitches.
Here’s a link to the song from the YouTube video.
Twitter Reacts With Memes
The ‘Paper Towel Roll’ on Elmo’s show has grown into a meme on Twitter, and many people have created their own versions.
“Elmo saying paper towel roll is going to echo in my head for a couple days,” reacted one person.
“If you’re wondering I’m firmly on the Elmo paper towel roll remix side of TikTok,” tweeted someone else.