So, Billy Crystal was a yawn. With the exception of Meryl Streep’s win, there were few surprises in the big categories. And the night’s most memorable moment — Sacha Baron Cohen dumping the “ashes” of Kim Jong Il on Ryan Seacrest — happened long before the ceremony even began. What’s a bored Twitter user to do?
Seeking a more lively Oscars, some Twitter users took matters into their own hands, creating #fakeoscars, an alternate reality in which “War Horse” was a winner, Carl Weathers was a presenter, and Soleil Moon Frye, not Cirque du Soleil, performed. Things just got weirder from there, as the #fakeoscars battled Muppets and each other to go home with the statuettes. Here’s what happened:
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