We Are the Champions is a brand new Netflix present produced by Rainn Wilson, and has a whole episode dedicated to aggressive canine dancing
2020 has been a doozy of a 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, a dumpster fireplace of a lately extinguished Presidential Election, and all the social, racial, and political turmoil surrounding all of it. Luckily our one saving graces has been Netflix. From Tiger King to Cheer, Netflix is actually the present that retains on giving, exposing us to all kinds of amazingness in life we didn’t even know existed. Their newest masterpiece? A docuseries inspecting all the actually bizarro competitions that happen around the globe, certainly one of which is skilled canine dancing. Oh and it’s narrated by Rainn Wilson, as a result of we do deserve some good issues.
We Are the Champions, govt produced by none aside from The Office‘s Rainn Wilson and debuting on Netflix on Tuesday, November 17, is targeted on all of these odd aggressive occasions that make you go, “Whattt?” Season one will characteristic cheese rolling, chili consuming, fantasy hair styling, yo-yo, frog dancing, and sure, canine dancing.
A promo for the canine dancing episode was launched on Monday, and it’s all the things you’d hope it may very well be if you hear the phrases “competitive dog dancing.” There are wagging tails, fancy accents of discerning judges, and plenty of eccentric people dancing with their canines like they’re on Dancing with the Stars.
The episode facilities across the Open European Championship, mainly the equal of a magnificence pageant, however as an alternative of women answering questions on world peace, taking part in the flute, and strutting round in ballgowns, it options German Shepards, Poodles, Golden Retrievers, and sure, rescue canines, performing instructions and executing a superbly choreographed dance with their human counterparts. Did we point out among the canines even put on jewellery?
“We Are the Champions joins the best dog dancers in the world at the Open European Championship (OEC), where the dogs master over 400 commands in a single four-minute routine. Whether it’s heelwork or freestyle, these dogs prove that they’re the perfect dance partner,” reads the episode description obtained by Variety.
In case you’ll be able to’t wait to observe people and canines dancing collectively, we discovered just a few clips from earlier years of competitors, together with this sultry duet of an Australian Shepard dancing with its proprietor to Phil Collins hit music “In the Air Tonight.”
Though some individuals and their canines go for extra classical dances.
Dog dancing is certainly a distinct segment style, however we’re right here for it. And, we’re additionally actually psyched to expertise a Yo-Yo championship as effectively.
“We are the Champions celebrates weirdness, finds beauty in idiosyncrasies, and demonstrates what it really takes to rise to the top — heart,” Wilson informed Variety concerning the present. “As a self-proclaimed expert on the unconventional, I’m excited to introduce viewers to these small-world competitors with big-world dreams because, in this time, we could all use a hero — be it a dancing dog or the world Yo-Yo champion.”
We Are the Champions will debut on Tuesday November, seventeenth on Netflix.