April Fool's Day pranks from brands generally run a spectrum from "trying too hard" to "I kind of want to vomit, this is so stupid." The very phrase "April Fool's Day pranks from brands" just feels eye-roll-worthy, like "I think my dog's been sad, so I'm taking him to a psychic" or, "I'm not having a mid-life crisis, I'm just fixing up this Pontiac Firebird while taking testosterone supplements." But Hamburger Helper, of all things, actually made an enjoyable April Fool's Day "prank" by releasing Watch the Stove, a five-song collection of raps about Hamburger Helper.
Like Hamilton, Watch the Stove proves that people will care about things they once thought were boring (like history or easy-to-make meat-based meals) as long as it's presented in a catchy rap format. Here's the entire thing:
"She's in love with that glove," and you will be too.