We may have reached peak internet.
People of a certain age will vividly remember the picture above – taken from the iconic title sequence to BBC children’s school drama Grange Hill.
On Sunday night, York designer and writer Daniel Benneworth-Gray dreamed that the Grange Hill animated sausage had gone viral on Twitter.
Naturally, he shared this with his 21K Twitter followers:
Then, with the help of game show supremo Richard Osman, things started to take off:
Soon it seemed everyone was piling on to the Grange Hill sausage.
There were musical tributes…
And much punning tom-foolery:
And sure enough, mere hours after Daniel had dreamed that the Grange Hill sausage was trending on Twitter…
So it just goes to show, kids – dreams can come true. And sometimes surprisingly swiftly.