Alfonso Ribeiro Leads Hollywood Flash Mob in Carlton Dance
Some might argue that no actor on prime time television has ever come close to achieving with a dance move what Alfonso Ribeiro did with "The Carlton" on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air." His performance, complete with swinging arms and goofy, gleeful grin, redefined uncool.
But in today's ironic world, The Carlton's very uncoolness makes it the epitome of cool, and so naturally, Ribeiro decided to use it to try to put together the largest flash mob in North American history. TMZ reports that today, the actor walked onto a plaza at Universal Studios City Walk carrying a boombox, and was immediately joined by a huge group of people who proceeded to dance to "It's Not Unusual" and "Apache (Jump On It)."
The mob then broke up as quickly as it convened, as flash mobs are wont to do.