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The New Fox News Set Has Inspired The Best New Meme On The Internet

Beam us up, Shep Smith.

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Fox News anchor Shepard Smith unveiled a new set today, a futuristic room of giant iPad-like screens that make their ever-present staff look like the cast of The Magic School Bus.

Either Fox News just bought a bunch of gigantic iPads or they employ very, very tiny people.

Seth Fiegerman

@sfiegerman

Either Fox News just bought a bunch of gigantic iPads or they employ very, very tiny people.

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The "Fox News Deck" blew viewers' minds.

HuffPost Media

@HuffPostMedia

Shep's working the deck!!!

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At first, commentary was mostly just playfully snarky.

Shep Smith will now demonstrate the firepower of this fully armed and operational battle station. via @sfiegerman

Matt Duss

@mattduss

Shep Smith will now demonstrate the firepower of this fully armed and operational battle station. via @sfiegerman

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Brandon Borders

@Brandon_Borders

Fox News has gone full pre-cog

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The giant iPads in the new fox news studio remind us of Magic Screen from Pee Wee's Playhouse http://t.co/QRvEfNBYLD

On The Media

@onthemedia

The giant iPads in the new fox news studio remind us of Magic Screen from Pee Wee's Playhouse http://t.co/QRvEfNBYLD

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But it wasn't long before folks offered up other ways to use the larger-than-life tablets.

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We couldn't resist.

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That's no moon! #ShepShip cc @hale_razor

Ben Howe

@BenHowe

That's no moon! #ShepShip cc @hale_razor

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@TwitchyTeam Did you see Shep's new Co-Anchor?

Andrew Colclough

@wtc

@TwitchyTeam Did you see Shep's new Co-Anchor?

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Am I the only one that thinks the new Shep set looks like the bridge of a spaceship? #ShepShip

Ben Howe

@BenHowe

Am I the only one that thinks the new Shep set looks like the bridge of a spaceship? #ShepShip

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As USS Shep Smith is launched into space, CNN has also launched a competitor breaking news center --> @EWErickson

Ryan Maue

@RyanMaue

As USS Shep Smith is launched into space, CNN has also launched a competitor breaking news center --> @EWErickson

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Fox News wants to know if you want your news via the red pill or the blue pill.

Agent Smith wants to bring breaking news to you, Mr. Anderson. cc: @BenHowe

Matthew

@Matthops82

Agent Smith wants to bring breaking news to you, Mr. Anderson. cc: @BenHowe

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So what did everyone think of the #foxnewsdeck? We're working now to bring you an even better show tomorrow!

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@ShepNewsTeam

So what did everyone think of the #foxnewsdeck? We're working now to bring you an even better show tomorrow!

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