Sure, anyone can post a video of a treadmill accident on the Internet, but it takes thought and creativity to rise to the top of this YouTube sub-genre.
In countdown form, here are the treadmill videos you’ll want to roll over and over again:
#5. The Shrimp. Watching a household pet’s confusion over a moving treadmill is old hat. But there isn’t too much competition for the best shrimp-on-a-treadmill video.
#4. Lazy Cat. Everyone puts his or her cat on the treadmill. An absolute refusal to cooperate lifts this one to elite status.
#3. Japanese Game Show. Your worst treadmill nightmares come to life in this Japanese TV game show called “Running Kooky.”
#2. The Polar Bear. One of the most popular of the Bernard the Polar Bear web video series.
#1. OK Go. Was there ever any doubt? At nearly 35 million views, this is one of the most popular videos in YouTube history.