As Donald Trump edges ever closer to clinching the Republican Party's presidential candidate spot, the chuckles are beginning to run dry.
What started as an unlikely joke is now an imminent reality - like finding out that not only is the boogeyman real, but that he lives next door and hates your dog.
So let's shrug off our impending fear a little longer and have a good giggle at the other terror of the race for US president: Ted Cruz.
A man who has previously said he wants to carpet bomb ISIS (genuinely uttering, "I don’t know if sand can glow in the dark, but we’re going to find out"), he's the rock to Trump's hard place.
Bad Lip Reading makes him just a little less frightening. Only a little, mind.