The presentation of the 86 Miss Universe candidates in their national costumes didn't just get a lot of buzz because of the over-the-top outfits. Host Nick Teplitz's rhymes during the segment were witty and just plain funny!
— Jerald Callum Uy (@jeralduy) January 27, 2017
Here are some of the funniest of Teplitz's introductory spiels. Most of them rhyme and we don't think that's a crime.
Like most diamond mines, she sparkles and shines...it's Angola!
Get off her turf if you don't windsurf...Aruba!
A coral reef inspired this costume's motif...Australia!
The hills are alive, making this costume thrive...Austria!
She's got a knack for rocking red, yellow, and black...it's Belgium!
You know these wings are her favorite things...Belize!
It's a thrill to be dressed like a mill...when you're Netherlands!
This beauty queen likes to rep Halloweeen...Bulgaria!
Covered in flowers, this dress empowers...Czech Republic!
It's absurd not to dress like a bird...when you're Ecuador!
Wearing a hat like a castle is never a hassle...when you're Germany!
Everyone's a fan of her golden wingspan...Indonesia!
Inspired by the notion of a multicolored ocean...Japan!
This girl likes shoulders with spikes...it's Malaysia!
Let's give her a hand 'cause she's inspired by sand...Namibia!
You won't hear this rhyme so I won't waste my time...it's Philippines!
You can just add a horse and there's your costume, of course...it's Sweden!
Please make some room 'cause she's dressed like a tomb...it's Turkey!
The finals are looming, but this beauty's blooming...it's Ukraine!
Lifting this flower takes a lot of manpower...it's Uruguay!
The costume's wide, but she wears it with pride...it's US Virgin Islands!
In 1492, Columbus would have been less blue...if he had Venezeula!