Fans are Losing Their Minds Over THIS ‘Blink and You’ll Miss’ Jenna Ortega Dance Sequence in ‘Wednesday’

Published 12/01/2022, 9:30 PM EST

Starring Jenna Ortega as the titular character Netflix’s new megahit show Wednesday wasted no time in setting a record. The Addams Family spinoff has racked up a staggering 341.2 million hours of viewing globally in the opening week. Fans loved the astounding interpretation of this gothic girl who has grown into a teenager, since the lead performance of the 20-year-old actress has taken a special place in viewers’ hearts.

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It has been more than a week since the release date and people still can’t stop talking about the show. In case you don’t know (which is almost impossible), it follows the sadistic daughter of Addams as she heads off to school at Nevermore Academy. From investigating a murder to discovering the truth about her ancestors, Wednesday has given us many unforgettable moments, while fans are losing their mind over the iconic dance scene that entirely hooked them.  

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Fans express their excitement over the dance sequence on Wednesday

Following the release of Wednesday on Netflix, fans went crazy after the dance scene featured in episode four. In the episode titled Woe What A Night, the protagonist attends Nevermore Academy’s annual Rave’N dance with Tyler. This socially awkward girl joins the stage and shock everyone with her funky and ghoulish moves. Indeed, it was one of the most visually and thematically stunning moments in this coming-of-age series.

Jenna Ortega showed the best of her performance slaying on the tune of The Cramps‘ ‘Goo Goo Muck’. If we call it in Wednesday fashion “I swear on my late scorpion’s soul” her dance was impeccable.

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Impressed by her extremely kooky and spooky dance moves, fans have expressed their excitement on Twitter. One fan commented “Blink and You’ll miss it.” Another user said he doesn’t have the word to explain how f***ing amazing her dance is. Take a look here to more such tweets!

Who was behind the creation of this iconic scene? 

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In a behind-the-scenes video dropped by Netflix on social media, it was revealed that Jenna Ortega herself choreographed the dance scene. All the cast members, including Ortega, Luis Guzmán, Emma Myer, Joy Sunday, Percy Hynes White, Hunter Doohan, and Fred Armisen, gushed over the scene.

The actress stated that she felt insecure at that time because she was not a professional dancer. “I choreographed that myself and I think it’s very obvious that I’m not a dancer or choreographer,” explained the Scream star.

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Fans who couldn’t get enough of the Wednesday Addams can take a look at the season 2 speculations here. Meanwhile, tell us your views about the dance sequence in the comment section.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.

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