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7 April Fools' Day Gags That Were Actually Good

04/01/2016 06:04 EDT | Updated 04/01/2016 06:59 EDT

There’s no weirder day to have Internet access than on April Fools’ Day.

Is that headline real? No way, are cheese milkshakes a thing? No. OMG, Frank Ocean’s new album was leaked? No. Argh. The Supreme Court ruled that 15-year-olds aren’t allowed to stay home alone? What?

Oh, that’s not real either.

What is real (and in the case of Hamburger Helper, spectacular) are the lengths some companies went for a punchline.

Here’s a shortlist of seven gags that were actually funny.

Joke: Beavertails’ kale tail

Self-deprecating punchline: We're not a health foods company

Joke: Pornhub’s rebrand

Punchline: Corn rhymes with porn

Joke: Google Cardboard Plastic

Self-deprecating punchline: We're not super serious about computer-mediated reality. (They are)

Joke: Library And Archives Canada’s big Wolverine documents dump

Self-deprecating punchline: Archivists can be funny, too.

News ReleaseLibrary and Archives Canada’s major acquisition of the declassified journals and military records of...

Posted by Library and Archives Canada on Friday, April 1, 2016

Joke: Netflix’s Stamos documentary

Punchline: We have all your money and attention.

Joke: Hamburger Helper's full album

Punchline: No punchline, this is surprisingly good.

Crazy

DOWNLOAD "WATCH THE STOVE" MIXTAPE: soundcloud.com/hamburgerhelper

Posted by Helper on Friday, April 1, 2016

Joke: Esurance’s election insurance coverage

Punchline: Donald Trump.

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