The 21 Funniest, Truest And Shadiest Memes That Came From 'The Wiz: Live'

21 Funniest Truest

NBC's 'The Wiz: Live' premiered last night and in addition to stellar ratings , the fantastic production blew up on Twitter and other social media the whole evening.

With so many people live-tweeting the production, there were plenty of hilarious jokes that came out of it -- all in good fun, of course.



See 21 of the best below.

  1. Hey, aren't we missing someone? https://twitter.com/karenhunter/status/672797811642130432

    #WheresToto

  2. Bad idea, Dorothy https://twitter.com/wdymivy/status/672583285617201153
  3. We wonder if 'Ye knows https://twitter.com/rustymk2/status/672583615029444608
  4. So true... https://twitter.com/JarettSays/status/672584057335640065

    ...especially if you're late.

  5. There's always a place for Patti's pies http://revolutionarykoolaid.tumblr.com/post/134505349593/cackling
  6. Like... https://twitter.com/RococoCocoa/status/672806095048544257

    She did just breeze into town and kill two of its citizens within a couple days.

  7. Even celebrities weighed in... https://twitter.com/GabbySidibe/status/672613001686577153
  8. https://twitter.com/ira/status/672581801852968960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

    The shaaaaaaade of it all.

  9. On The Wiz's entrance https://twitter.com/JanvierNoir/status/672618644216651777
  10. And on the Wicked Witch's entrance, too https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/672615894011396097

    ???

  11. When Ne-Yo inadvertently made us all thirst https://twitter.com/blackmon/status/672593604355997696
  12. It is a long trip, after all https://twitter.com/JillBidenVeep/status/672591398001106944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

    (Note: Tweet not actually from the Second Lady of these United States.)

  13. Those poppies, tho https://twitter.com/brokeymcpoverty/status/672599538235023360
  14. When Queen Latifah decided to leave the Emerald City https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/672618840484900866
  15. http://madsionlovescats.tumblr.com/post/134504412993/me-watching-the-wiz-tonight

    No, but really ... Queen was AMAZING.

  16. Black Twitter rallied around the all-black production https://twitter.com/IamRobDevon/status/672617010942091264
  17. They really did... http://troubledworlddistortedmind.tumblr.com/post/134503255652/man-all-the-natural-hair-styles-melanin-dance
  18. And they descended on the ignorance http://the-perks-of-being-black.tumblr.com/post/134522139126

    It's fair to point out that the cast of the original 'Wizard of Oz' had a 100% white cast.

  19. On a lighter note... https://twitter.com/curlyheadRED/status/672619650925113349

    Uzo was really *the most stunning* Glinda they could ever cast.

  20. ??? https://twitter.com/FreedomReeves/status/672622042139779073?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
  21. But really, with all the fun social media had with 'The Wiz: Live'... https://twitter.com/starsinmylocs/status/672620373360435200

    We all know the true benefit of a production like this.