In the Super Bowl halftime show, Lady Gaga was her own Left Shark

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In 2015, the internet fell in love with a Super Bowl halftime hero. It wasn’t headliner Katy Perry, or special guests Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott, who were also attached to the show. It was Left Shark, a costumed backup dancer who won hearts with offbeat, out-of-sync dance moves. Now that Super Bowl 51 has passed, we finally have a meme mascot to rival Left Shark: Lady Gaga herself, the headliner for 2017’s spectacle.

During her 13-minute performance, Gaga — dressed to kill in a changing wardrobe of sparkling, shining costumes — catapulted from the stadium ceiling, wriggled her way to the stage suspended on strings, and performed a mix of Peter Pan-esque acrobatics and signature dance moves. There were smoke screens, drones, glow…

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