While the two presidential candidates were slugging it out in the second debate many viewers thought a fly had landed on their television screens.
They were baffled because the fly landed on Hillary Clinton’s face and she did not even flinch, leading some to suggest she was a robot like one of those on TV series Westworld.
Within minutes of the fly’s appearance at Washington University in St Louis, Twitter was a swarm of memes, mostly poking fun at the Democratic nominee.
A video grab of the moment the fly landed on Clinton popped up on Twitter within minutes of its appearance
Many on Twitter saw similarities between Clinton and the Westworld robots
Clinton was mocked for being robotic on Twitter., Some of the posts can be seen above
It did not take long for someone to set up a spoof profile for the Hillary Clinton fly
Were Ivanka and Donald Trump junior in charge of a remote control fly?
Conservative and Trump supporter designed this meme to mock Mrs Clinton
Many people might have thought the fly was on their TV screen during the Presidential Second Debate, but it was actually on Clinton’s face
The Twitterati had endless fun with the fly, creating memes to share online
It wasn’t long before Twitter was full of wisecracks about the fly
Thandie Newton (left) and Angela Sarafyan play robots in the TV series Westworld, which was based on a 1973 film, starring Yul Brynner (right) as The Gunslinger. Some Twitter users suggested she was like a robot from the series