TikTokers Are Using This 'Kill John Lennon' Trend to See if Their Pets Are Sleeper Agents

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Apr. 22 2022, Published 12:07 p.m. ET

Trends on TikTok are usually connected to something in pop culture. Lately, many users have been using a sound that says "Kill John Lennon," the famous guitarist, vocalist, and founder of the iconic band The Beatles. But how can you kill someone who's already passed on?

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Although this TikTok trend may sound somewhat concerning at first, it actually has a pretty hilarious backstory that fans of a certain iconic TV show will love. Here's where the audio comes from and why people are using it with their pets.

What is the 'Kill John Lennon' TikTok trend?

Because of the name, you might think the trend is about John Lennon, but it actually has virtually nothing to do with the musician and is mainly about TikTokers' pets. They film their furry friends as an audio saying "Kill John Lennon" plays. After the phrase is said, an ominous piano plays and, a lot of times, these animals look ready for the hunt.

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