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    I Can't Stop Thinking About The Haunting Pictures Of Matthew Morrison As The Grinch

    Ho ho horrifying.

    Let's get Seussical: NBC will soon be airing Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!

    The Grinch
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    The special will air Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, but just wait a second before you put it on your calendar...

    So who's the next lucky actor to join the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch and Jim Carrey as the Grinch?

    Jim Carrey as the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who
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    If you guessed Matthew Morrison — aka Mr. Schue on Glee — then congrats, I guess?

    Matthew Morrison
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    However, it's safe to say that people weren't exactly...thrilled when the casting announcement came out.

    matthew morrison playing the grinch is just making 2020 worse

    And then things took an even sharper turn when we got a look at him all up in his Grinch getup.

    On Wednesday, December 9, we're taking you on a trip to Whoville. Don't miss the #GrinchMusical starring @Matt_Morrison at 8/7c — only on NBC.

    Oh boy, did we get a look.

    Matthew Morrison as the Grinch
    NBCU

    Is this some kind of meta take where the Grinch really does ruin Christmas for us all?

    2020 in a nutshell.

    A closeup of Matthew Morrison as the Grinch
    NBCU

    Help.

    Naturally, the internet had something to say about it:

    just when we thought 2020 couldnt get worse... matthew morrison as the grinch:

    MATTHEW MORRISON AS THE GRINCH IS THE FUNNIEST MOMENT IN HUMAN HISTORY.

    seeing matthew morrison content on my timeline in 2020 adds to the evil and chaos of this year and i truly don’t want to be here anymore

    matthew morrison has woken up everyday of his life and has chosen violence with his actions

    Matthew Morrison does not have the raw sexual energy I require in a Grinch. No further questions your honor https://t.co/YgFKoiiSd9

    every time i hear the words matthew morrison and grinch musical in the same sentence it feels like a threat

    I’m pretty sure Matthew Morrison as the Grinch is a war crime

    Happy holidays, everyone!

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