- In case you're not convinced last night's Olympic coverage was an total flop, here are 40 tweets that may change your mind! (Photo: Reuters)
Here are the top 40 tweets we found suggesting Vieira and Lauer's Olympic opening ceremony coverage was an EPIC FAIL
1. @johnsheehan The opening ceremonies proved one thing to me: I'd never want to go to a play with Lauer or Vieira.
2. @bmarked21Does Meredith Vieira have a lazy eye or a bad makeup artist?#OpeningCeremony
3. @Schroedafly I hope Danny Boyle makes a movie where Matt Lauer and MeredithVieira voiceover and explain every creative choice and bit of symbolism.
4. @BackpackingDad Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira are helpfully translating the ceremony from "English" to "Moron". #Olympics
5. @JohnDeVore Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer's Olympic commentary makes it seem like all of America has had a stroke.
6. @beardedstoner Nothing more British than the #olympicceremony. Nothing more American than Lauer & Vieira's insipid commentary.
7. @BuzzFeedAndrew Seems apparent that Bob Costas, Matt Lauer, and Meredith Vieiradidn't think to prepare at all.
8. @galinja The count on the number of times I've rolled my eyes at MeredithVieira in this broadcast thus far is at 26.
9. @br3ntsp34d Whoever picked Meredith Vieira to do commentary for the opening ceremony should be slapped, then forced to listen to her doing
10. @PresidentAdams Great job with the commentary NBC. Merideth Viera sounds like she's narrating an autopsy. #OpeningCeremony
11. @unsupervised "Quite frankly none of these kids look very sick to me." - MeredithViera summing up the American approach to healthcare #olympics
12. @AStetka I will be happy when the #Olympics are over only because it means Meredith Vieira stops talking about them. #NBC
13. @jayhipps Someone could have made a lot of money tonight selling a Matt Lauer/Meredith Vieira audio filter.
14. @WitStreamdotcom The UK has the Queen, James Bond, and David Beckham. We have Ryan Seacrest, Matt Lauer, and Meredith Vieira.
15. @jdharm How do I turn the Matt Lauer/Merideth Viera inane commentary track off? #OpeningCeremonies
16. @billyeichner So far I'd say the biggest shocker about the opening ceremony is that "Meredith Viera" is trending.
17. @WitStreamdotcom Didn't want to spoil the surprise, but we've hired Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer to provide commentary on all your tweets.You're welcome!
18. @jeffjarvis Why didn't I think of this before: Meredith Vieira should have asked for a lifeline.
19. @LouisPeitzman "Quite frankly, none of these kids look very sick to me." - MeredithVieira, wishing cancer on children #2012LondonOlympics
20. @awfulannouncing Meredith Vieira: "One more thing I don't understand." Dynamite insight.
21. @TVMcGee "There are pictures of texting and social media use." MeredithVieira, being helpful. #Olympics
22. @dceiver I'm glad Meredith Vieira was there to explain texting to us.
23. @TVMcGee Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer are clearly talking to any potential alien life forms watching right now. Only possibly explanation.
24. @AdamsLisaListening to Vieira and Lauer narrating ... I have to say, this is the best Thanksgiving Day Parade EVER! #olympics2012
25. @oodja Glad I'll be able to share the Opening Ceremonies with Bob Costas, Matt Lauer, and Meredith Vieira and NOT THE REST OF THEWORLD #olympics
26. @gdarklighter @MLauer and Meredith Viera are like that couple in the theater who sit behind you and won't shut up.
27. @Chrisreed619 Someone needs to tell Meredith Viera that there is no need for her to repeat what Kenneth Branaugh just said. He's Kenneth Branaugh.
28. @JulieDiCaro Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera are just insufferable. UGH.
29. @mujimu Its been a few hours... but I still want to slap Merideth Vieira across the face
30. @frankshow loved opening ceremony for #London2012 favorite part was Rowan Atkinson and whenever Meredith Vieira wasn't talking.
31. @jimmiebjr Dear Britain. Thanks for those Opening Ceremonies. As a token of our appreciation, please keep Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera.
32. @robgwilson Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera narrating a show directed by Danny Boyle is like having Carrot Top narrate Shakespeare. #olympics#facepalm
33. @itsmikerock The only thing worse than Meredith Viera & Matt Lauer commenting on the comedy bits is nothing. #openingceremony #London2012
34. @jeremycowart If commentary Olympics existed, Matt Lauer wouldn't have even qualified to compete.
35. @oddlysaid The Olympics does bring people together! America is united in the opinion that Matt Lauer and Meredith Veiera should shut up.
36. @diggaduh Where in the world is Matt Lauer? On my last f--king nerve!#2012OlympicOpeningCeremony
37. @BobbyRiversTV I hope Ann Curry is watching Matt & Meredith, having a drink, reading Twitter comments and laughing. #OlympicCeremony#London2012
38. @ioa_shapiro Where's Ann Curry when you need her?
39. @Penenberg I bet Ann Curry knows who Time Berners-Lee is...
40. @joesview Somewhere Ann Curry is laughing.#OlymicsOpeningCeremony2012
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