9 Of Twitter's Best Responses To Ellen's Oscar Selfie

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. And replacing everyone with Nic Cage is second.

The 86th Academy Awards have come and gone but the tweets, well, those will endure forever. Case in point: Ellen's Twitter-breaking selfie (embedded above), which was crammed with more Hollywood A-Listers than the court side seats at a Los Angeles Lakers game. Rocketing around the Internets at breakneck speed, the snap, seemingly born of a spontaneous creativity but in fact carefully scripted, has racked up more than 3.3 million retweets since Sunday, making it the most popular 140-character status update of all time. As in, like, ever. Naturally, the Internet has responded in kind (because Internet) and collected below are 9 of the wittiest spoofs, parodies, and retorts to surface thus far...

9. LEGO Misunderstanding

Because plastic, interlocking bricks are the artistic medium of our times. Bonus points for fidelity to the source material.

8. They Live!

I, for one, will welcome our new celebrity overlords.

7. Grumpy Cat, OBVIOUSLY

Not even the world's most famous sourpuss could resist joining in on the fun.