The Honey Boo Boo Nature Special; Everyone's Favorite Sleepwalking Mom

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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

Oh moms. Moms are funny. And they're great. And sometimes some of them sleepwalk. If that's the case with yours, videotaping her is completely optional. 

But showing her her own sleepwalking (and begging for the "tomato cage") is completely mandatory. 

There are things in this world we can't explain. One of them is Nicki Minaj. Just this week we tried to explain why she probably isn't going to be voting Republican (or eating your brains). This week, this majestic creature decided to dress up like a gayer version of the Village People's cop ... and this is how she explained her sartorial inspiration: 

This screaming sheep is an oldie that popped up again today, but it's worth it, mostly because it makes us scream, too.

And we go from two fantastic creatures to our next subject: Honey Boo Boo. Here's Jimmy Kimmel giving the HBB clan the Attenborough-esque narration they deserve. 

And finally, here's a cheetah making friends with a puppy. It's Friday. Let's go home. 

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