Thanks, harukoharuhara, for the reminder that our video will never be as popular, and in your opinion, as good as the original. We admire a purist.
However, we had a different goal: producing the stupidest video we could imagine. We believe we have achieved that goal. If in future, we imagine greater stupidity, and capture it successfully on video, we will post it proudly.
"On February 2nd, 2009, YouTuber / blogger Brad O’Farrell posted a mashup video of a man falling down an escalator with Schmidt’s cat, entitled “Play him off, Keyboard Cat.” The idea of “playing someone off” came from the trope of “giving someone the hook” for a bad performance, a technique from Vaudeville shows"