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Toronto concert breaks out into huge chicken nugget party

Rick and Morty fans want that Mulan McNugget sauce, and – bless their deep fried hearts – McDonald's tried to give it to them.

McDonald's failed.

Fortunately for Toronto, deadmau5 did not.

The sauce, originally created as a promotion for the 1998 Disney film Mulan, was supposed to be available at McDonald's on Saturday after months of pressure from fans of the record-breaking Adult Swim comedy series – but only for one day, and in very limited quantities.

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An estimated gazillions of people were disappointed this weekend to find that, after driving for hours in some cases, the recently-resurrected Sczechaun-flavoured chicken nugget sauce they'd been promised was sold out everywhere.

So rare was the elusive Szechuan sauce (which, obviously, played a pivotal role in this season of Rick and Morty), that 64 oz bottles of it were selling for up to $15,000 on eBay ahead of October's promotion.

One of the buyers just happened to be Toronto's own Deadmau5 (a.k.a. Joel Zimmerman.)

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As it turns out, the world-famous DJ and producer had more than an incredible set lined up for his hometown show at Rebel Nightclub on Sunday evening.

Deadmau5, playing that night as his alter-ego testpilot, brought his massive bottle of sauce to the club for what he called a "nugget party" mid-show.

He had also purchased thousands of chicken nuggets to share with fans – enough of them "to feed the whole f*cking club," he told audience members.

Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Deadmau5. You are the hero Toronto needs.

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