Carl the Animator: “Ted! Ted! The boss needs this running scene done in the next 5 minutes!”

Ted the Animator: “…what? Why? That’s not possible!”

Carl the Animator: “All I know is he really, really needs it. Can you do it?

Ted the Animator: “No! There are too many leg movements! It’s a ton of frames to swap between!”

Carl the Animator: “Well, can you… like… skip some?”

Ted the Animator: “…everyone would look like they’re magically skidding along the ground, while their legs flash from side to side.”

Carl the Animator: “Oh, come on. It can’t look THAT weird, right? …Right?”