Old men flew, ceremonies faltered and a broadcast professional with pink eye swilled Russian vodka on national television.
These are all things that happened at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
While every Olympics has its share of triumphs and failures, you'd be hard pressed to find a weirder grab bag of highs and lows for humanity than the Sochi Winter Games.
Before we put the past three weeks of strange glory behind us forever, let's take a look at some of Sochi's wildest Olympic moments. Some are good-good, while others are delicious morsels of awfulness.
Together they paint the picture of Sochi, Russia—where stray dogs roam and the creepy bears groan.