What makes the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt “unbreakable”?

Elie Kemper visited Penn last week, which reminds me I’ve been meaning to write this quick little informational post for about a month already. If you’ve never heard of Netflix’s (sort of) original series, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, this post probably isn’t for you (though it could be, in about four hours, if you’d just go watch). And if you watched the show, it’s possible you already know the answer, so allow me to save you some time by recommending some other worthwhile article (like this one) on this very site.

But if you watched all 13 episodes and still managed not to come across an explanation for what earns Kimmy the appellation “unbreakable”, I’m about to show you something you need to see. Now, if you fall into this category, you probably just assumed the name was bestowed because of Schmidt’s relentless optimism in the face of, inter alia, “weird sex stuff“. And that just so happens to be — more or less — what the show’s creators want you to believe, because you are incredibly suggestible:

Yes, you. So you might not even really understand my question. But you will. Just as soon as you watch this here Easter egg (all the way through the end):

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