‘Sharknado 2’ Did it Again

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Sharknado 2 (From SyFy)

(CNN) — Peace. Love. And Snarknado 2.

What does it say when Americans unite, not once, but twice in a lifetime for a TV show? And not just a TV show, but one where a twister filled with man-eating sharks menaces a major metropolitan area.

We couldn’t afford a psychologist so we’ll just have to look at social media.

Last summer, “Sharknado” churned up a storm of laughs, 5.3 million viewers and enough clever tweets to choke a … shark.

It was the same story Wednesday night for the debut of “Sharknado 2: The Second One” on Syfy.

The Twitterverse exploded.

#Sharknado2TheSecondOne was the top-trending hashtag on Twitter well into the overnight hours and social search website Topsy recorded more than 215,000 tweets with #sharknado2 over the past day.

But what inspires such passion, such creativity?

Is it the rubber sharks flying through Midtown Manhattan, the implausible storyline…

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