A wash of hilarious memes have flooded social media after Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battled it out during the first presidential debate on Monday night.
Clinton called Trump a racist and a sexist during the exchange at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York, six weeks before Election Day.
The Democratic candidate even got in on the fun herself - posting a gif that showed her smiling while Trump raged.
But others despaired at the fact that while the debate may have been entertaining to watch, Americans now seriously have to choose one of the two 'flawed' candidates to become President.
One meme referenced the controversy Hillary Clinton sparked when she said half of Trump's supporters were 'deplorables'
A popular meme involved the famous picture of Michael Jordan crying overlaid onto a map of the United States, highlighting the despair of many around the country
The Democratic candidate even got in on the fun herself - posting a gif that showed her smiling while Trump raged
'Now I know why the deplorables call me Killary - because I just killed Trump tonight,' one meme, showing Clinton in a dark pair of sunglasses, joked.
Clinton sparked controversy earlier this month when she branded 'half' of Trump's supporters 'deplorables', meaning people who are racist, sexist, homophobic or xenophobic.
Many of the memes insinuated that Clinton smashed Trump in the debate, with one including a surly looking picture of the Republican candidate and the quote: 'The face you make when you're a bully and just got beat up by a girl.'
'When you laughing at Hillary and Donald arguing on debate night but then you remember that one of these two is our next president,’ one meme joked.
Trump also stole the social media spotlight for what Twitter users branded a #Trumpsniffle.
Much of the social media sentiment implied Clinton had beaten Trump during the fierce debate
A meme showed comedian Steve Harvey laughing and then looking anxious, alongside the quote 'then you remember that one of these two is our next president'
A mock of a phone conversation showed Clinton calling up Obama in glee
'I didn't watch the debate, doesn't matter we're screwed either way,' one social media user said as he posted this meme
The wealthy businessman was seen and heard sniffling repeatedly as he faced off his against Democratic rival in their first debate, giving rise to the hashtag.
The Twittersphere was abuzz with playful memes and animations as viewers tried to figure out what was causing Trump's nose to run. Parody accounts Donald's Sinuses (@TrumpsSinuses) and Trump sniff (@TrumpSniff) instantly gained a large following.
A campaign aide said Trump, 70, did not have a cold.
Debate viewers mocked how Clinton and Trump don't seem to be able to agree on a single thing
A social media user from Portland, Oregon, said they were 'slightly amused with a touch of high blood pressure' after watching the debate
Lawrence Police for joked that 'being mad at a presidential candidate in a debate is NOT a reason to call 911'
The internal monologue of both candidates could have played out like this, according to one social media user
House of Cards actor Rachel Brosnahan posted this gif of a tense Kermit the frog bitting his hand
Several tweeters seized on the sniffling to hit back at Trump over his repeated digs at the health and stamina of Clinton, 68, who had pneumonia earlier this month.
‘I am worried about @realDonaldTrump's health - are the sniffles symptoms of something more serious? #sniff #debatenight,’ tweeted user Scott Charton.
Making fun of the fact the presidential candidates cannot agree on anything, one meme joked: 'Hillary: Don... Trump: WRONG. Hillary: I believ... Trump: WRONG. Hillary: The sky is blue. Trump: WRONG.'
Another said the internal monologue running through each candidate's head probably went something like this: Hillary: 'Don't cough, don't cough.' Trump: 'Don't racist, don't racist.'
Meanwhile, former Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders tugged at social media users' heartstrings as he shared a photo of himself watching the debate on television.
Trump also stole the social media spotlight for what Twitter users branded a #Trumpsniffle
Several tweeters seized on the sniffling to hit back at Trump over his repeated digs at the health and stamina of Clinton, 68, who had pneumonia earlier this month
A campaign aide said Trump, 70, did not have a cold as internet users mocked the presidential candidate
Lauren MacQueen posted an image from the hit Netflix show Narcos saying 'that one time a rich lunatic thought he would be President'
He urged his followers to tune into the debate as he launched a blistering take down of Trump - instead he was met with lots of responses from people feeling sorry for him.
'Bernie Sanders watching our country fall apart is the saddest thing of 2016,' one Twitter user said. Another wrote: 'That picture of Bernie Sanders watching the debate from his TV makes me so sad.'
Some users pointed out how much President Barack Obama must have been enjoying the debate.
'Debate night, making Barry O look real good right now and he knows it,' one said.
One meme shows Obama on the phone in the White House asking: 'Yo, ya'll watching this s***?'
Former Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders tweeted this photo of himself watching the debate
Twitter users reacted to Bernie Sanders tweet with sympathy saying it was the 'saddest thing of 2016'
One meme compared Sanders watching the debate on TV with a scene from SpongeBob Square Pants
Twitter user Martijn Hilton shared a meme of Clinton with complicated mathematical equations and Trump with a women's swimsuit and a frog
One picture showed Barack Obama on the phone and imagined him saying 'Yo, ya'll watching this s***'
'I don't have to spend money to make Donald Trump look Dumb,' one meme said in reference to one of the arguments during the debate
Social media users said the debate made Barack Obama look 'real good'
Sentiment appeared to go Clinton's way, analytics firm Zoomph said for every negative mention, there were 1.5 positive mentions of Clinton
Twitter said the debate was the most tweeted-about political moment in the social media company's history.
Trump was the focus of 62 percent of the conversation on the social media platform, Twitter said.
On Facebook, conversations about Trump made up 79 percent of debate chatter, while Clinton's share of the conversation was 21 percent.
Even so, sentiment appeared to go Clinton's way. Social media analytics firm Zoomph said tweets mentioning Clinton ended at a ratio of about 1.5 to 1, which meant that for every negative mention, there were 1.5 positive mentions, Zoomph said.
Sentiment toward Trump fluctuated, but ended nearly flat at a ratio of one positive mention to every negative one.
The most tweeted-about topics were the economy, foreign affairs, energy and environment, terrorism and guns.
'It's like watching your grandparents argue over the best way to get to Uncle Matt's house,' one social media user joked about the stand off between Clinton and Trump
One social media user said 'Hillary flopped' during the debate