Millennial Who Doesn't Get Gen Z

Meet Walter, that Millennial who doesn’t *get* Gen Z… but definitely thinks he does.

This video was shot with a very limited crew. All cast \u0026 crew followed all CDC and California COVID-19 precautions and filming guidelines.

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Ian Hecox // ianhecox
Courtney Miller // co_mill
Damien Haas // damienhaas
Olivia Sui // oliviasui
Jacklyn Uweh // jacklyn_uweh
Amanda Lehan-Canto // filmingamanda

Director: Shayne Topp
Written By: Shayne Topp \u0026 Kurt Maloney
Editor: Mike Small
Executive Producer: Ryan Finnerty
Head Writer: Monica Vasandani
Production Manager: Alicia Gaynor
Production Coordinator: Jacqi Jones
Production Assistant: Andrew Harmon
DP: Brennan Iketani
Camera Operator: Kevin Rygg
Gaffer / AC: Dustin Bloodgood
Sound Mixer: Greg Jones
Art Director: Cassie Vance
Art Coordinator: Yasmeen Mughal
Art Assistant: Alex Aguilar
Set Dresser: Tayler Nicholson
Wardrobe: Cassidy Kean
Assistant Editor/DIT: Matt Duran
GFX: Brittany Metz
Content Manager: Kiana Parker
Stage Manager: David Hill
Executive Assistant: Sammie Miller


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  1. the unknown avenger

    the unknown avenger2 mánuðum síðan

    Why do I feel that this is just smosh every time they talk about gen z?

  2. Mike Suarez

    Mike Suarez11 dögum síðan

    @Smosh also hi smosh

  3. Mike Suarez

    Mike Suarez11 dögum síðan

    @Smosh LMAO

  4. %4NG3LIC%

    %4NG3LIC%25 dögum síðan

    @Smosh Sup smosh how yuh doin?

  5. The Manager

    The ManagerMánuði síðan

    @LocalCheese_ non

  6. Angela Chen

    Angela Chen2 mánuðum síðan

    @Smosh should’ve died the hair

  7. Elle Wong

    Elle WongDegi Síðan síðan


  8. Ethan Klemish

    Ethan KlemishDegi Síðan síðan

    This gives me big Tim Robinson energy

  9. Matias Grispo

    Matias Grispo2 dögum síðan

    i have a crush with Amanda...

  10. Nasri Rosman

    Nasri Rosman3 dögum síðan

    Walter has Michael Scott vibe

  11. Nikk JK

    Nikk JK5 dögum síðan

    I miss Anthony and the old Smosh 😢 Not saying this is bad, but it's different

  12. NeonGeminis

    NeonGeminis6 dögum síðan

    Is this a fever dream?

  13. Easton M.

    Easton M.7 dögum síðan

    1:55 when he said 420 I looked at the time and it was 4:20

  14. CubeBlueMusic

    CubeBlueMusic9 dögum síðan

    I love Smosh but it's really funny how disconnected this sketch feels from GenZ XD

  15. Katie Olivier

    Katie Olivier10 dögum síðan

    Damien just makes this!

  16. Alex TikTok

    Alex TikTok10 dögum síðan

    Wait…. So and so is dating Walters wife

  17. Martin Vargas

    Martin Vargas10 dögum síðan

    The board thinking that they know gen z because they know what tik tok and fortnite is is cringe 🤣🤣

  18. Rodrigo Hurtado

    Rodrigo Hurtado10 dögum síðan

    Linda as a word in spanisb is literally used as what Ian said

  19. Floyd Kavanagh

    Floyd Kavanagh15 dögum síðan

    From the start I was expecting Walter and tevin to be different people

  20. That One Guy

    That One Guy17 dögum síðan

    I’m a gen z that doesn’t understand gen z

  21. minato

    minato18 dögum síðan

    2:03 seems like ryan higa's ninja melk to me

  22. The Shöcker Pit

    The Shöcker Pit18 dögum síðan

    The worst part is they’re actually people from generation z who act like this

  23. Jósiley, Mairu

    Jósiley, Mairu20 dögum síðan

    "Linda" is a Pretty woman in Portuguese and Spanish

  24. Jesus Alvarado

    Jesus Alvarado21 degi síðan síðan

    Without Anthony this is pure 🐂💩, miss the old golden days from Smosh 💔

  25. N义K

    N义K22 dögum síðan

    Hahah it looks like ninja melk

  26. DKG Entertainment

    DKG Entertainment22 dögum síðan

    Fun fact: It is illegal to unfairly pay or fire an employee based purely on age. I think it’s called the Age discrimination act of... I can’t remember the year. I might be wrong, though.

  27. KoltTv

    KoltTv23 dögum síðan

    He reminds me of Michael in the Office

  28. Hugo Sunore

    Hugo Sunore24 dögum síðan

    5:32 I busted out laughing at "oH bOo HoO"

  29. Farren Amarah

    Farren Amarah25 dögum síðan

    Micheal Scott's little brother...

  30. %4NG3LIC%

    %4NG3LIC%25 dögum síðan

    Peep the drugz shirt

  31. Keith A.

    Keith A.26 dögum síðan

    How do you do fellow kids?

  32. Chris NÑ

    Chris NÑ27 dögum síðan

    Ian 2011: Tevin, but more accurate to Gen Z Ian 2021: Walter

  33. Lauren Waters

    Lauren Waters29 dögum síðan


  34. Noam amarfarkash

    Noam amarfarkashMánuði síðan


  35. wEiRd

    wEiRdMánuði síðan

    its time for drugs umm thats an energy drink not if you inject it no no no no! youll have an heart attack again!! whatever lol 🤣🤣🤣

  36. wEiRd

    wEiRdMánuði síðan

    Kevins t shirt says drugs 🤣🤣🤣

  37. Nathanael Flinn

    Nathanael FlinnMánuði síðan

    This is actually just Ian being Ian. The cameras just so happen to be rolling

  38. Nabranes TwistyPuzzler

    Nabranes TwistyPuzzlerMánuði síðan

    1:29 Bruh he could’ve just said that he had found out about the names

  39. ultraman_99

    ultraman_99Mánuði síðan

    And thus history repeats itself

  40. Bayron Fuentes

    Bayron FuentesMánuði síðan

    Lol missed this guy

  41. Emerald Nindragon

    Emerald NindragonMánuði síðan

    That Ninja Melk reference LMAO!!!

  42. unkown 34X

    unkown 34XMánuði síðan

    Hahahahah accurate man love it!

  43. Lola

    LolaMánuði síðan

    Isn’t this just like rust cages videos “how do you do fellow kids”

  44. Sawyer Broskley

    Sawyer BroskleyMánuði síðan

    I lost my straight face for the whole video after he walked in and said "boo hoo" 🤣

  45. Zachary Oliver

    Zachary OliverMánuði síðan

    Ouch...this .... just didn't hit the mark . 😕

  46. Luke V

    Luke VMánuði síðan

    smosh is unironically describing themselves

  47. Galavant

    GalavantMánuði síðan

    How would she know Walter is afraid of needles lol

  48. Galavant

    GalavantMánuði síðan

    Kinda sus

  49. Olivia Bentley

    Olivia BentleyMánuði síðan

    Is it just me or would anyone else watch a show with Olivia and Courtney as clueless FBI agents

  50. Maja J

    Maja JMánuði síðan

    this just feels like a group of millienials trying to be trendy lmao, fun video tho

  51. E 2

    E 2Mánuði síðan

    Plot twist Walter is actually not Tevin

  52. Ivan Zapanta

    Ivan ZapantaMánuði síðan

    "Oh boohoo!!"

  53. Denis Bowman

    Denis BowmanMánuði síðan

    You must have to be young to find this crap funny

  54. Yuri Katsuki

    Yuri KatsukiMánuði síðan

    Shayne's classic laugh at the end was the best part.

  55. david !!

    david !!Mánuði síðan


  56. Snowpiercer

    SnowpiercerMánuði síðan


  57. A random cow Just chilling

    A random cow Just chilling2 mánuðum síðan

    Well eventually be Walter when gen alpha comes along

  58. inthecornerinablanketwithacupofcoffee (KC)

    inthecornerinablanketwithacupofcoffee (KC)2 mánuðum síðan

    Shayne has successfully passed his energy to Ian.

  59. Unknown_nub21

    Unknown_nub212 mánuðum síðan

    Does that t-shirt say rug or drugs

  60. black

    black2 mánuðum síðan

    I'm glad that ian is still here

  61. Ian Cole

    Ian Cole2 mánuðum síðan

    This is just Ian around the office

  62. Plasmidist

    Plasmidist2 mánuðum síðan

    love the ninja milk cameo

  63. Nearchos Roumbas

    Nearchos Roumbas2 mánuðum síðan

    ninja melk reference bru

  64. Trey Gaming8

    Trey Gaming82 mánuðum síðan


  65. Isaac Wale

    Isaac Wale2 mánuðum síðan

    This video reminds me of old Smosh... awesome! :D

  66. A BlahDay

    A BlahDay2 mánuðum síðan

    In today's world if Walter identified as a Tevin,you have to pretend he's a Tevin🙄 Strange, Sad world

  67. WeirdFurry gacha

    WeirdFurry gacha2 mánuðum síðan

    This trigged my fight of flight

  68. Draven Marino

    Draven Marino2 mánuðum síðan

    Major Tim Robinson vibes here

  69. Gameboy2007

    Gameboy20072 mánuðum síðan

    I thought it was about to be Anthony again... =c

  70. Mr Grimmbo

    Mr Grimmbo2 mánuðum síðan

    I’m unbelievably happy they didn’t do the “they were different people the whole time!!!” cliché.

  71. Anthony Brant

    Anthony Brant2 mánuðum síðan

    Oh no... that’s me lol

  72. Hey_its_Twin

    Hey_its_Twin2 mánuðum síðan

    Wait why would you get fired for being to old?

  73. Rat Toaster

    Rat Toaster2 mánuðum síðan

    so were not going to talk ab how the cover of the video was the beginning of laurenzside?

  74. Daniel Powers

    Daniel Powers2 mánuðum síðan

    Walter turned into a pickle he's pickle tevin

  75. Dhir Niti

    Dhir Niti2 mánuðum síðan

    Why did you sell your channel

  76. Novern

    Novern2 mánuðum síðan

    Oh hey look its brand twitter

  77. piê

    piê2 mánuðum síðan

    1:37 linda means pretty in portuguese so it makes sense

  78. mr.carrot 147

    mr.carrot 1472 mánuðum síðan

    Fun fact they actually just told Ian to act like a kid. That's right no script, no acting, just pure talent I guess.

  79. Illusion

    Illusion2 mánuðum síðan

    This is great

  80. Eli R

    Eli R2 mánuðum síðan

  81. Chris Freeland

    Chris Freeland2 mánuðum síðan

    "If you're a teenager, what's a Tiktok?" Walter/"Tevin": "It's a very small breath mint."

  82. Un'Named

    Un'Named2 mánuðum síðan

    Wth smosh has 9B views in total?! No wait if you round it up its 10M!

  83. Damien Revilla

    Damien Revilla2 mánuðum síðan

    Bring Back Anthony

  84. søfty's camera man *_*

    søfty's camera man *_*2 mánuðum síðan

    I miss the old smosh :(

  85. MAUR1

    MAUR12 mánuðum síðan

    *sigh*.....Just clicked ona video to see if Smosh would ever be the same as it was back in 2013..... Its not😔

  86. Mashareb

    Mashareb2 mánuðum síðan

    Why doesn’t this channel shut down already

  87. Cappea San

    Cappea San2 mánuðum síðan

    They just shave his face

  88. allan farias

    allan farias2 mánuðum síðan

    This is so weirdly funny xd

  89. Alan&Bryan Arriaga Ventura

    Alan&Bryan Arriaga Ventura2 mánuðum síðan

    does anybody remember why this channel exists

  90. Alberto López

    Alberto López2 mánuðum síðan

    Smosh videos have gotten ridiculously cringy

  91. Richard093

    Richard0932 mánuðum síðan


  92. Nate Renken

    Nate Renken2 mánuðum síðan

    What happened to Anthony ?

  93. •Queen_Nugget :P•

    •Queen_Nugget :P•2 mánuðum síðan

    He left smosh a while ago

  94. FierceMotorworks

    FierceMotorworks2 mánuðum síðan

    Shout out to the energy drink. I see what you did there

  95. RinjaFX

    RinjaFX2 mánuðum síðan


  96. derkoreamann

    derkoreamann2 mánuðum síðan

    2:03 that looks exactly like ninjamelk

  97. jeremyud

    jeremyud2 mánuðum síðan

    I think Ian is the only person in this video who was born before 1990.

  98. tomas andrade

    tomas andrade2 mánuðum síðan

    Millennial who doesn't get gen z: The Ian Hecox story Don't get mad it's a joke

  99. zawad sadaf

    zawad sadaf2 mánuðum síðan

    this skit is really underrated

  100. LaboratoryBeats

    LaboratoryBeats2 mánuðum síðan

    Love how they kinda shouted out ryan higas Ninja Melk energy drink

  101. Elion

    Elion2 mánuðum síðan

    this isnt funny. its sad. sad that this dude is losing his job because of his age. the rest are such assholes... yes i know its just a sketch. but its based on ageism in the real world.

  102. purplecatlover1825 randompizza

    purplecatlover1825 randompizza2 mánuðum síðan

    You sound like a boomer

  103. Zune

    Zune2 mánuðum síðan

    Ian really nailed it with the acting. He's super annoying this time

  104. Lost

    Lost2 mánuðum síðan

    Anyone remember when Shayne was in iCarly?


    LORD MEAMCRAFT2 mánuðum síðan

    Bruh I actually feel bad for Walter, his wife cheated on him with his coworker.

  106. Lady Bonezz

    Lady Bonezz2 mánuðum síðan

    Let’s not forget we’re all HUMANS. Hello brothers and sisters. No need for generation wars to create more division amongst ourselves.

  107. Necros Até O Fim

    Necros Até O Fim2 mánuðum síðan


  108. Fredrick the Catfish

    Fredrick the Catfish2 mánuðum síðan

    This is acc so cringe, what happened to this channel?

  109. Necros Até O Fim

    Necros Até O Fim2 mánuðum síðan

    @Happy molecule If you think this is bad than you don't like smosh at all because old Smosh was ad wacky we that.

  110. Happy molecule

    Happy molecule2 mánuðum síðan

    @Necros Até O Fim Not really.

  111. Necros Até O Fim

    Necros Até O Fim2 mánuðum síðan

    What are you talking about. This video was solid.