The classic tale has been given a bit of a revamp.
Gemma & Chesney Feeding Venus Flytrap Kebab Leaves Coronation Street Viewers In Hysterics!
With the all the heavy storylines in Coronation Street lately, it seems a kebab-eating Venus Flytrap was just what the viewers needed.
It seems that even the most green of us fancy a greasy munch every now and again (or not), as Corrie characters Chesney and Gemma found out in last night's episode.
The kebab shop workers were playing with the plant in the fast-food establishment, when Gemma suggested feeding it some thing much more meatier than flies.
Whilst originally squealing with delight that the plant had taken the greasy bait, Ches and Gemma soon realised that they themselves had bitten off more than they could chew - killing the venus flytrap and having to break the news to the plant's owner, Ches's girlfriend, Sinead.
Whilst bizarre excitement turned to dread on the cobbles, Corrie viewers were eating up the hilarious storyline, taking to Twitter with their amusement.
R.i.p Venus flytrap tradicley died by a kebab meat! Gotta love Gemma such a funny loved character @dolly_campbell keep up the god work— Helen (@icclehells) January 21, 2017
The Venus flytrap likes Kebabs! #Corrie— Sean Hughes (@SeanE_H) January 20, 2017
Whilst many saw the storyline as a bit of fun and light relief from the other heavy storylines on the soap that night, some viewers definitely couldn't grab a hold of the joke, taking to Twitter in defence of the wronged plant.
Disgusting scene in #Corrie Characters tormented a Venus Flytrap Plant by giving it a Kabab— chris lee (@heckmonwyke) January 20, 2017
I'm still really upset over that death on #corrie last night. Poor little Venus flytrap.— Samantha (@puggy_sam) January 21, 2017
Pair of thickos, only they could sit there laughing at Venus flytrap. #Corrie— Marc Johnson (@MarcslJohnson99) January 20, 2017
One user even offered a snappy storyline suggestion that would definitely see the venus flytrap go out with a heroic bang.
This Venus flytrap could trap Phelan?! #Corrie— Daniel Jenks (@DanielJenks89) January 20, 2017
Unfortunately for character Chesney, the plant-themed fun and games came to an abrupt end when plant-owner and girlfriend Sinead tried to break it off with him completely over the death of poor flytrap.
Although the spark of comical genius was kept alive when Chesney was left sleeping on the sofa, crying after a very upset Sinead "I can’t believe we might break up over a plant!”
Is there a micro-climate in Walford?
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