People are going nuts over the latest show to hit HBO – Chernobyl.

And while the series is FAR from a comedy, we just couldn’t help but laugh as we were talking about it on the Kyle and Jackie O show this morning.

And that’s because, as it turns out, barely any of our team members knew what it was!

The series is based on one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history that occurred in 1986 in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the city of Pripyat, Ukraine.

The five episode mini-series focuses on the power plant workers, first responders, Soviet Union officials, scientists, soldiers and locals in the wake of the nuclear reactor exploding and has quickly taken the streaming world by storm.

But the thing is, Kyle and Jackie are always going on about the fact that our team is made up of mostly young people who weren’t even born when the nuclear tragedy occurred in Chernobyl. And so they wanted to test us all to see whether we actually knew what it was.


Turns out a lot of us didn’t! And some of the answers are HILARIOUS! Our favourite answer? Someone mixed up Chernobyl with Channel and thought it was a brand of makeup!!

Honestly, do yourself a favour and listen to the hilarious chat in the video above! And rest assured, we will never ever forget what Chernobyl is ever again.

You can watch the Chernobyl mini-series on Foxtel or HBO now!

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