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Gizmodo caught wind of this gem of local TV news reporting from one of the Friday's iPhone long line reporting stories, an ubiquitous scene played across the nation, channel after channel.

KTLA Reporter Eric Spillman became Mr. Sassypants and poked fun at the people waiting in line. Instead of being funny, it just turned into one of those "awkward turtle" moments. These type of waiting-in-line-events are usually good fodder for funny videos and reporting, but not when you're some dude from KCAL. It only works when your name is the Triumph the Dog (okay, Jimmy Kimmel staff could have rocked this too). Remember when Triumph reported from the line at Star Wars? Hilarious. Classic.