This Squid Game-inspired alarm clock leaves internet users scared

‘Squid Game’, the South Korean drama series that features debt-ridden contestants playing a children’s play set to survive and win a prize of KRW (South Korean won) 45.6 billion (around Rs 290 crore) , has attracted viewers from around the world to become one of the most watched shows on Netflix.

Since its release in September, the survival show has generated a lot of discussion on social media, with many, including desi netizens, constantly discussing the series directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. And now, a recent clip featuring a “special awakening” inspired by the show has gone viral, leaving a lot of people scared.

“The Squid Game Clock that all procrastinators need,” the caption of the tweet shared with the clip read. In the 14-second clip, a mini wake-up doll sings a scary song. As the clock strikes 8 a.m., the mouth of the clock opens and shoots an arrow at the sleeping person.

Watch the video here:

The clip was originally shared on Instagram by 3D artist Gaspar and digital designer Benja Marambio. “With this Squid Game watch, I never fall asleep,” Marambio wrote, sharing the clip.

Since it was shared online, the video has been re-shared by many, including former professional basketball player Rex Chapman, who wrote, “Welp, someone made a Squid Game clock and its nightmare fuel. “

Here, take a look at some of the many reactions to the viral clip: