In fact, at one point in the night, eight of the top ten Twitter hashtags were for the Ian Ziering and Tara Reid movie, which featured countless celebrity cameos.
Here are some of the best live Twitter reactions to the movie during its original broadcast. Even the film's official handle got in on the action.
Did you hear it? That shark just said, "Don't tase me bro!" #Sharknado2TheSecondOne
- Sharknado (@SharknadoSyfy) July 31, 2014
Now this movie looks fake...Was that Mets game sold out? #Sharknado2TheSecondOne
- John Anderson (@johnWKYC) July 31, 2014
True science fact: there must be at least 140 sharks to be classified as a sharknado, not a shark dust devil. #Sharknado2TheSecondOne
- NIH Bear (@NIH_Bear) July 31, 2014
I powered down to regular human strength & temporarily relinquished my World Champ Powers for #Sharknado2TheSecondOne @SharknadoSyfy
- Judah Friedlander (@JudahWorldChamp) July 31, 2014
#Sharknado2TheSecondOne has brought the country together in the way we tend to bond during national tragedy. Which, I guess, yeah.
- Stacey (@flipflops) July 31, 2014
We go to @alroker & @MLauer for *all* our shark storm news #Sharknado2TheSecondOne
- Mashable (@mashable) July 31, 2014
I really love how all the people who judge me for watching #TheBachelorette are currently live tweeting #Sharknado2TheSecondOne
- Dana Weiss (@Possessionista) July 31, 2014
If Jaws and Showgirls had a baby, it would be #Sharknado2TheSecondOne