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Darren Criss Street Team Releases Their Version of "World's Saddest Flash Mob" Video

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 21, 2011 3:30PM

Last week we heard it from fans of Glee and Darren Criss over what we called "the World's Saddest Flash Mob" at North Halsted Market Days. For about an hour or so.

Lindsay Carpenter of the Original Darren Criss Street Team - makes us wonder if there are imitators out there - shared with us the link to the official flash mob video. It shows the practice and dedication of the mob's participants, which we can respect. And Criss seemed to love it, so the flash mob participants shouldn't care what we think.

Does it change our opinion of the flash mob? No. If anything, things the video picks up such as people taking video and photos of Criss while he captures the flash mob on his iPhone and the guy in the crowd who jumps in and mimics the mob's dance routine almost step by step, without practice, we feel makes our case.