Community·Posted on Jan 23, 2017What The Fuck Is The Plot Of The Musical In "High School Musical?"Ms. Darbus, explain yourself.by AnnaCommunity ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Hey. Remember High School Musical? Disney Channel Of course you do. That film is a cinematic masterpiece. Disney Channel But despite all the things that make this film so amazing... Disney Channel Disney Channel Disney Channel ... There is one thing that makes pretty much zero sense: The musical within the musical. You know, the one the entire plot revolves around? Disney Channel Here's basically everything we know about this musical: The name is "Twinkle Towne," with the archaic spelling of the word "town." So it takes place in the past? Maybe? Disney Channel It is apparently a Ms. Darbus original. The costumes and sets for the show are all over the place. There's this gold dress a random girl is sewing in detention: Disney Channel This giant-ass moon, that shows up in Troy and Gabriella's "Breaking Free" audition: Disney Channel So...maybe it takes place in space? Why else would the moon be that big? That elaborate tree that Troy staples a single leaf to: Disney Channel BTW, does Troy know how leaves work? I'm not sure that he does. And then there's this FREAKIN' CAMEL: Disney Channel What? What? Why is there a camel? WHAT IS GOING ON? Now let's talk about the weird-ass characters in this musical. The two leads are named Arnold and Minnie. Disney Channel K. Based on "What I've Been Looking For," Arnold and Minnie are longtime friends who recently took their relationship to the next level. Disney Channel "Thought I was alone / with no one to hold / but you were always right beside me." Also, can we talk about the fact that this entire musical was composed by this teen girl? Disney Channel Why does Darbus get any credit for this show again? Her show is totally bonkers, but still. Well done, Kelsi. Disney Channel Anyway. "Bop to the Top" implies Arnold and Minnie become some sort of showbiz power couple, who are maybe Latino. Disney Channel And then there's "Breaking Free," which features Arnold and Minnie achieving a very vague dream. Disney Channel Oh right, that place. Based on the callback list, there seem to be only three characters in addition to Arnold and Minnie. Disney Channel There's "The Incredible Mr. Schain." Who is he? A magician? A circus ring leader? Disney Channel There's Johnny Omni. Perhaps "Omni" is short for "omnipotent?" Is Johnny some sort of omnipotent, benevolent god? Disney Channel Finally, there's the tragically obscured fourth role in the play. Disney Channel We can only imagine what nuance and depth this unknown character brought to "Twinkle Towne." In summation, "Twinkle Towne" is fucking insane. To quote Sharpay, I DO NOT UNDERSTAND. Disney Channel It's almost as insane as a basketball player who bakes. Disney Channel I said almost. And don't even get me started on that meta shit in High School Musical 3. Disney Darbus, just stick with "Oklahoma" next time. Seriously. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney Channel H/T Tumblr user ilovetextingandscones. Did you know you can sign up for a BuzzFeed account and create your own Community posts? Get started here!