The 15 Best Mannequin Challenge Videos

Caroline Picard
Good Housekeeping

From Good Housekeeping

Remember the Harlem Shake? The viral video challenge that had people busting crazy dance moves in 2013? The latest internet obsession is just as mesmerizing, but with the exact opposite goal in mind.

The "Mannequin Challenge" has been taking over Instagram and Twitter ever since high schools started attempting it in late October. The idea is simple: Get a bunch of friends together and pose perfectly still while someone films you. The videos usually show people holding incredibly difficult positions (no flinching!) with Rae Sremmurd's song "Black Beatles" playing in the background.

It looks like the challenge is only just getting started, but these 15 videos take the cake so far:

1. Edward H. White High School

Students at the Jacksonville, Florida, high school score major points for originality. They reportedly started the trend.

2. A Wedding Party

We'd take this over "YMCA," "Single Ladies" and other cliche wedding songs any day.

2. Kevin Hart

The comedian is actually an impressive weight-lifter.

3. Colony High School

It's safe to say not much learning was accomplished that day.

4. Rae Sremmurd

The hip-hop duo behind the infamous track got the whole crowd do it at one of their concerts.

5. Dancing With the Stars

Tens all around, especially for Laurie Hernandez's handstand!

6. New York Giants

The Giants tried out a new post-game celebration.

7. Fox Sports

Sit tight until after the break.

8. Kentucky Wildcats

With thousands of people in attendance for a basketball game, this one might break the record.

9. Penn State Football

The Nittany Lions blew out Iowa this weekend, but the locker room was uncharacteristically quiet.

10. In-N-Out Burger

Resisting those fries is harder than it looks.

11. Trinity Valley Community College Cheerleading

If you're going to complain about the wind moving one girl's hair, get out.

12. BYU Gymnastics

Someone please get these girls some medals.

13. Dallas Cowboys

One poor dude gets stuck in the overhead compartment on the team's plane.

14. A Group of Ping Pong Players

Talk about defying gravity.

15. An Incredibly Well-Behaved CAT

And the end-all, be-all Mannequin Challenge features none other than a CAT staying perfectly still for the camera. This is some actual witchcraft, folks.

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