Her episodes are also great comedic fodder. The “Oprah's Favorite Things,” the constant urgings to channel greatness and find the best inside, and the star-studded, celebrity-praising show format are all easy to laugh at.
Or we might just be jealous. Oprah is insanely rich, an attention-magnet, and she hob-nobs with the world's wealthiest and most influential. She nearly anointed a U.S. president in 2008. Whose antics to better parody?
And let’s not forget her fans, who provide endless entertainment with their tears, screams, fainting, and Oprah-worship.
Here’s a look at some of the funniest Oprah parodies, memes, videos and photos we’ve found.
First, the real “AUSTRALIAAAA!!!” episode:
And then watch Comedian Kathy Griffin’s impression of the Australia episode on Jimmy Kimmel:
The Faces of the Last Season of Oprah blog chronicles the best of Oprah fans and their faces.
Some fans are so devout they even dream of Oprafy-ing themselves by trying on her hair.
Others get hysterical and have meltdowns.
Mad TV has had a field day with Oprah over the years, with actress Debra Wilson impersonating Oprah’s ticks, body movements and voice to a T. In this video, Wilson parodies Oprah’s tendency to toss money at fans, and a fan calls Oprah her “hope-rah”:
Mad TV also did many an impression of Oprah’s protege, Dr. Phil:
And don’t forget the hilarious “Okrah” skit, with Kel from Nickelodeon’s show All That:
U.S. presidents have been a big part of Oprah memes, including this photo of President Bush kissing Oprah, and the below photo of Oprah hugging Obama:
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