Dad 76

Dad 76

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Updated Feb 06, 2018 at 08:53AM EST by Y F.

Added Oct 17, 2016 at 03:38PM EDT by Z..

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About

Dad 76 is a fan-made depiction of the Overwatch playable hero Jack Morrison, better known by his alias Soldier: 76, where he's portrayed as an overprotective paternal figure who takes care of the younger members of the cast and recurrent maker of dad jokes. The fan-made character became widespread among the fans of Overwatch on several online communities like Tumblr [1] in late May of 2016.

Origin

On May 14th, 2016, user chickenwithtie[8] uploaded an illustration to DeviantArt portraying Soldier: 76 as a protective father making sure his team stays medicated.


NONE of you KIDS L EAVE UNTIL YOU'RE ON WE CAN TUST SCARCH MEDIKITS ON OUR OWN

Spread

Following the post, Dad 76 art grew popular among the Overwatch fan communities on Tumblr and Reddit. A Novelty Twitter Account devoted to posting as Dad 76[4] appeared in June 2016. The phenomenon soon attracted the attention of Gameskinny,[3] who on June 2nd published a compilation of their favorite Dad 76 examples. On June 11th, a thread asking about the spread of Dad 76 jokes appeared on the Overwatch subreddit.[6] On July 29th, Kotaku[2] covered the popularity of the Dad 76 headcanon. As of October 19th, 2016, Dad 76 has devoted galleries on Funnyjunk[5] and Imgur.[7]

Various Examples


DAD Part of a breakfast Dad no DAD 76 TORBJOATS Helping make dinner. GOOD DAD BAD DAD anse MIOVA YOU' LL CATCH COLD MIDVA COME DVER HERE AND GET S0mE NUTRITION

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