Talking Ben the Dog

Talking Ben the Dog

Part of a series on Talking Tom and Friends. [View Related Entries]
[View Related Sub-entries]

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

This submission is currently being researched & evaluated!

You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation.

About

Talking Ben the Dog is a Talking Tom and Friends application where users interact with and talk to a talking dog named Ben, who is described as a retired chemistry professor who likes reading newspapers. Users can ask Ben questions by interacting with a rotary phone next to the character, receiving often snarky answers and sometimes getting hung up on. The application saw a boost in popularity in February 2022 when streamer iShowSpeed started playing the game on YouTube.

History

The Talking Ben the Dog app was released on Android and iOS devices on April 29th, 2011.[1] On March 6th, 2014, the Talking Tom and Friends YouTube channel posted a gameplay trailer showcasing the app, gaining over 16.7 million views in eight years (shown below).



Online Presence

iShowSpeed

YouTube streamer and creator iShowSpeed regularly plays with the Talking Tom and Friends applications on stream and in videos, including Talking Ben. In the videos, iShowSpeed tries to get Ben to respond in a funny way to controversial questions and topics (examples shown below, left and right).



On February 11th, Twitter[2] user @ishowspeedoocc posted a clip from Speed's stream where Ben hangs the phone up on him after asking if he supports LGBTQ+, gaining over 51,000 likes and 9,000 retweets in a week. iShowSpeed uploaded a video to YouTube containing this clip on February 17th, gaining over 200,000 views in a day (shown below).



On February 18th, Talking Ben the Dog reached number one on the App Store after iShowSpeed played the game on his stream (shown below).[3]


rrRyanMg @RyanlsCoolg ... This is the IshowSpeed effect Talking Ben #1 on appstore and #6 on playstore Top Charts PAppstore playsiore Loklok-Movies&TVs&Videos io Entertainment Free Apps Paid Apps 3.9* 28 MB Viu : Korean & Asian content 1 Talking Ben the Dog GET Entertainment Entertainment In-App Purchases 3.8* 23 MB 2 Peacock TV: Stream P Netflix TV & Movies GET 3 Entertainment Watch TV, Movies, Spor... in-Aop Purchase 4.3* 17 MB 3D 3D ART ART 3 Instagram OPEN Entertainment Photo & Video 3.9* 9.6 MB 4 TikTok нВO GO HBO GO Videos, Music & UPDATE Entertainment Live Streams A 3* 11 MB ......

Talking Ben "HoHoHo No" TikTok Sound

On February 14th, 2022, TikToker @usernameazure posted a video where Talking Ben reacts to a young man thirst trapping, saying, "hohoho no," gaining over 3.3 million views in four days. He reposted the video the next day as an original sound, gaining over 1.6 million views in three days (shown below).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7064697807642561839

The video's original sound became notably popular over the following days in lip dub skits where users refuse to do something or use the voice to answer "no" to a question, inspiring over 26,000 videos in under a week. For example, on February 16th, TikTokers @levigarciaa and @masonhasnoidea posted videos using the sound, gaining over 1.5 million and 3.8 million views in two days respectively (shown below, left and right).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7065193515470523695
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7065080546254146862

Search Interest

External References

[1] Fandom – Talking Ben the Dog.

[2] Twitter – ishowspeedooc

[3] Twitter – the ishowspeed effect

Recent Videos 13 total

Recent Images 4 total



+ Add a Comment

Comments (1)


Display Comments

Add a Comment


Sup! You must login or signup first!