When summer television pickings are slim, sometimes it only takes a quirky story to set social media ablaze.

That's what happened with the SyFy channel's made-for-TV movie Sharknado.  The concept of the film is fairly straight forward, like Snakes On A Plane was: there's a tornado that sweeps up sharks and runs through Los Angeles.

The cover photo for the film is reminiscent of a classic film.  But from the reaction on Twitter, it was a laughable classic, like William Hung.


And the trailer, for those who want a taste of the piece of art...