The Brief: #GrinchTok is a section of TikTok dedicated to The Grinch fandom that features many dancing Grinch videos.

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In the spirit of thicc Grinch memes, fans of the Dr. Seuss character The Grinch have made their own side of TikTok known as #GrinchTok or Grinch TikTok.

At the time of writing, videos associated with the hashtags #GrinchTok and #GrinchTikTok have been viewed over 15.5 million times on the app. Other related hashtags include #TheGrinch and #Grinchmas. TikTok Grinch impersonator accounts include @oggrinchtiktok, @mojo.babe, and @thegrinchtiktoks. Popular videos show people in Grinch costumes doing popular TikTok dances.

#GrinchTok

A “Tap In” + “Sleigh Bells” Christmas mashup:

https://www.tiktok.com/@mojo.babe/video/6878475718548802821

A “Superbass” + The Hora mashup dance:

@thegrinchtiktoks

Pshhhhh i did this dance in whoville #grinchtok #grinchtiktok #thegrinch #jimcarry

♬ Superbass x Hora – talia

Yes, The Grinch has done the WAP dance

@thegrinchtiktoks

i’m so sorry #thegrinch #grinchtok #grinchtiktok #jimcarrey

♬ WAP(feat. Megan Thee Stallion) – Cardi B

The comments sections of #Grinchtok videos often sexualize The Grinch, which is an angle that creators frequently lean into…

@rex_uranus

The Grinch is here for spooky season #grinch #dragking #grinchtiktok #fyp #foryou #lgbt #makeuptransformation

♬ –

There’s also plenty of room for Grinch-themed TikTok skits:

@oggrinchtiktok

Come💃on🕺shake💃your🕺body💃do🕺that💃conga🕺know💃you🕺cant💃control🕺💃any🕺longer💃🕺💃🕺💃

♬ Conga – Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

The Dr. Seus TikTok cinematic universe also includes Onceler TikTok, Cat In The Hat TikTok, and Thing 1 and Thing 2 TikTok. These characters often interact with each other on the app via duets.

https://www.tiktok.com/@oncelertiktok/video/6882908793085136133?lang=en

@thegrinchtiktoks

#duet with @catinthehattiktok you’re next @jrwillywonka #grinchtok #grinchtiktok #thegrinch #jimcarrey

♬ Bruh – Hovey Benjamin