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    Updated on Oct 25, 2019. Posted on Oct 21, 2019

    Jerry O'Connell Screaming At His Kids To Listen To "When Doves Cry" Is The Parenting I Want To See In The World


    Here is your daily reminder that you should be following Jerry O'Connell on Twitter. The actor's timeline is truly a treasure trove.

    Thought for sure there was no school today. I was wrong. Better 3 1/2 hours late than never. #TigerDad

    Dad jokes are kind of his thing.

    Teaching these California girls the no-eye-contact rules of the NY Subway System. @jerryoshow Two Mondays from now... #nyc #subway #californiagirls #twins #sisters #dad

    And who can forget the time he shared footage of a snowy day in Los Angeles while casually dropping some cultural commentary about the Kardashians and Jordyn Woods?

    He truly outdid himself, though, when he shared a video of a car ride with his 10-year-old twin daughters, Charlie Tamara Tulip and Dolly Rebecca Rose O'Connell. "Teach Your Children," he tweeted along with the clip.

    "NOOOOOOOOOO," says one of his daughters as the video starts mid-Prince's "When Doves Cry," "TURN IT DOWN!!" It just gets more tense from there.

    @MrJerryOC / Twitter

    "THIS IS REAL MUSIC. LISTEN!" Jerry screams at the twins, as they plead with him to stop.

    @MrJerryOC / Twitter

    At this point, Jerry hits the line "Maybe I'm just too demanding" with perfect comedic timing, before slipping in a dad joke, "Maybe I'm just like my father: too bald," while pointing to his head.

    @MrJerryOC / Twitter

    @markhughesfilms @MrJerryOC @eclecticbrotha He had the presence of mind to throw in a dad joke in the middle of the song 😂

    All the while, his mortified children are just begging him to stop. "We're next to the high school!" one tells him.

    @MrJerryOC / Twitter

    People really gravitated towards this moment on Twitter.

    @MrJerryOC Dadddd we’re next to the high school. Lol 😂

    @JenniferWayne @MrJerryOC In the school pickup zone.

    These poor kids.

    @MrJerryOC I only hope the windows were rolled down for optimal teen mortification

    At least the song being forced upon them was one of the best ever written, tbh.

    The video ends with him saying, "Guys, stop it," in between breaths and singing "she's never satisfied."

    @MrJerryOC / Twitter

    The whole thing really brings to mind that Step Brothers scene where Adam Scott is barking at his children to sing-along to Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O' Mine" — except without the cooperation from the kids, the berating of the mom, and, yeah, the swerving on the other side of the road.

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    The laughs are equal, though.

    Watch out because Jerry has threatened to do a-ha's "Take On Me" next.

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