A fictional musical is helping TikTok users express surprise

Anything can happen in the Bronx... according to TikTok, at least. One of five New York City boroughs, the Bronx is home to Yankee Stadium, Cardi B and Edgar Allan Poe's family cottage. Now, it's central to a fictional musical meme that's going viral on TikTok. TikToker @cam_notsoup sang a brief tune from what he dubbed as "Into the Woods as an old-timey New York musical". "Anything can happen in the Bronx," he sang with a thick, old school New York City accent. "Coach Steve is that you?" one person commented. "This sounds like Nick Kroll," another wrote. When something surprising or unusual happens to a TikToker, they now declare, "Anything can happen in the Bronx”. "When the 5-year-old you're babysitting tells you that the 'man in the walls doesn't want you in his house' before falling dead asleep and leaving you in a dark house alone," @itispeytonmydudes said in a video. Then she lip-synced the audio, "Anything can happen in the Bronx”