Elmo Choosing Cocaine
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Elmo Choosing Cocaine is a two-panel object labeling image macro series featuring the Sesame Street character Elmo standing between several pieces of fruit and a pile of white powder. In the second panel, Elmo is face down in the pile of powder. The meme typically expresses the decision to choose an unhealthy option over a healthy one.
The exact origin of the photographs is currently unknown. On October 13th, 2015, Memedroid user TheDiamonx posted the two-panel image with the caption "Fruta o Coca." The post is the earliest known usage of the meme. It received more than 1,400 points (9% upvoted) in a little over five years (shown below).
On May 2nd, 2016, iFunny  user Cancer_me_mes posted the image with the powder labeled "memes." The post received more than 145,000 reactions and 1,200 comments in less than four years (shown below, left).
Later that year, Facebook  user snapwexleycore posted a variation that references the Star Wars prequel series of films. The post received more than 115 reactions (shown below, center).
On April 21st, 2019, Redditor  Means-of-production posted the meme on the /r/Pikabu subreddit. The post received more than 12,000 points (96% upvoted) and 615 comments in less than one year (shown below, right).
 Memedroid – Fruta o Coca
 iFunny – Cancer_me_mes' Post
 Facebook – snapqexleycore's Post
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