Intentional mascot shenanigans can be funny, but sometimes the funniest moments are the ones that are unplanned. Like when Sochi’s polar bear cannot fit his gigantic head into a mini-van. NBC News has the entertaining video here.
If you need a little convincing before you click, here are some screen caps of the bear’s fuzzy torment:
In the first three photos, you can see the attempts to squeeze him in:
Following that struggle, the agony of defeat:
But in true Olympic spirit, the polar bear persevered, fitting in the back instead:
It’s entertaining enough in slideshow form, but you really need to see it in all of its blooper-reel action.