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Bengalis Can't Stop Taking Apart This Unintentionally Hilarious TV Show Trailer

*fake white people accent* "Boojhtay paaree-knee" – Every Bengali after watching this trailer.

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The trailer for Mem Bou, a new show by Bengali TV channel Star Jalsha, has been viewed over 1,00,000 times on Facebook in just one day.

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At the time of publishing this post, the Mem Bou trailer was also being widely shared, with nearly 600 Facebook shares.

The show seems to revolve around Carol, a "foreign wife", or "mem bou", who struggles to be accepted by her husband's orthodox Bengali household.

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Buuuuuuut the general sentiment is less "wow a nice TV show about generational conflict" and more "WHAT IN BLAZES IS THAT WHITE-BENGALI ACCENT CAROL."

Also that wig isn't fooling anyone, "Carol". IF THAT IS INDEED YOUR REAL NAME.
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Also that wig isn't fooling anyone, "Carol". IF THAT IS INDEED YOUR REAL NAME.

Bengalis online are pointing out how awkwardly funny it is to see a Bengali actress faking a white person faking a Bengali accent.

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While the show is quite run-of-the-mill regional drama, the actress playing the wife breaks out into one of the most hilariously weird "foreign accents" ever.

I haven't even seen an episode yet and I'm like 94% sure Carol's real name is Kunjalata Chowdhury or something.
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I haven't even seen an episode yet and I'm like 94% sure Carol's real name is Kunjalata Chowdhury or something.

A LOT of them are simply revelling in this newfound way of speaking Bengali, cracking themselves up, and self-sustained laughter is always a beautiful thing.

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Some viewers may have even been physically injured by the audacious accent.

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But to be very honest, this one comment just takes the goddamn roshogoolla. 👏👏👏👏👏

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LET THE MEMES BEGIN.

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