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Teletubbies Are Even More Disturbing in Black and White

Terrifying Teletubbies

If F.W. Murnau directed a children’s show.

On Wednesday afternoon, Mark Holland sent out the above picture via his @RiffRaff41 Twitter account with the caption “The Teletubbies are fucking terrifying in black and white.” The Twitter masses agreed, retweeting the image more than 21,000 times (and counting). Mashable mused, “we found the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po.”

By the following day, YouTube user Christopher G. Brown had set black-and-white Teletubbies footage to music—Joy Division’s unhappy “Atmosphere.”

Here’s Joy Division’s original video, for reference:

Here’s a classic and much less depressing Teletubbies music video:

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