Numbers Associated With Too Many Cooks

11:12: Length of video

4 a.m.: Time video originally aired

October 31, 2014: Date video originally aired

29 seconds: Point at which Bill first appears in the video (MTV)

20 seconds: Point at which Bill actually first appears in the video (thanks to commenter argylegiant for pointing that out!)

8: Number of days between video airing and YouTube version going viral

11: Number of days between video airing and Buzzfeed’s Which Too Many Cooks Cast Member Are You? quiz

18.53: Percentage of hourly earnings lost if you watch Too Many Cooks once

69: Too Many Cooks cast members (IMDB)

10: Cast members who are not Cooks

$3.71: Wage cost (before taxes) of watching Too Many Cooks once, if you earn $20/hr

12: Number of times Bill appears before he starts murdering people

“Rough guess but maybe 1000:” Number of times writer/director Casper Kelly listened to the “Too Many Cooks” song while working on the video (Reddit)

3: Number of people it took to write that song (MTV)

72 hours: Time it took to shoot the video (Know Your Meme)

4:13: Timestamp of first murder

1 year: Time it took from shooting the video in October 2013 to airing the video in October 2014 (Know Your Meme)

4.63: Percentage of 8-hour workday lost if you watch Too Many Cooks twice

1 hour 15 minutes: Approximate time I’ve lost to reading Too Many Cooks thinkpieces

$37.50: Approximate hourly rate I’ve lost to reading Too Many Cooks thinkpieces

1,081,324: Number of people who have watched Too Many Cooks on YouTube (as of this writing)

48 minutes: Time it took me to research and write this

$0: What most of the actors in Too Many Cooks were paid (MTV)

“I don’t know the exact budget:” Cost of creating Too Many Cooks (EW)

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