"What is" is is a video on TheSlap uploaded by Robbie Shapiro in 2010. The main cast and other minor characters from Season 1 describe what TheSlap is to a cameraman. The characters shown, in order of appearance, are Tori Vega, Sikowitz, Trina Vega, Cat Valentine, Robbie Shapiro, Jade West, Beck Oliver, Lane Alexander, Sinjin Van Cleef, and some other students who were part of Robarazzi.


The students and even some of the teachers of Hollywood Arts High School start by saying "TheSlap" several times in different tones and voices. They later answer the question of what TheSlap is by describing it as "fantastic" and the site to make connections and find out information on Hollywood Arts, similar to an "underground newspaper" with "clickables", games avatars, music, and pictures. The interviewees later go off in tangents, such as questioning the "word" clickables and talking about lobsters and animals. They go on to describe their own TheSlap pages. The interviewees take the name literally with Robbie, Cat, and André making slapping motions and Sinjin and Robbie asking the audience to slap them. The video ends with the students encouraging others to join TheSlap and André singing.


  • The video is assumed to be shot some time during or after Robarazzi.
  • They make a possible future reference to the Dancing Lobster.
  • Robbie admits to being allergic to lobsters and shellfish.
  • Cat and André both sing songs about the slap by spelling it out.
  • Sinjin is called "Nancy".
  • Beck and Jade have two minor disagreements, and Beck apologizes on behalf of Jade.
  • All of the interviewees except Beck and Jade do their interviews individually.
  • Dan's voice is heard a few times throughout the short video.


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