Joker Gets Hit By a Car

Joker Gets Hit By a Car

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Joker Gets Hit By a Car refers to a series of object-labeling memes based on a two-panel image from the April 2019 Joker trailer. The top panel features Joker standing walking into the frame, with the bottom panel showing Joker getting hit by a yellow taxi cab. The format began circulating Reddit in early April 2019 and illustrated positive situations taking a turn for the worse.

Origin

On April 2nd, 2019, DC premiered the trailer for then-upcoming film Joker at CinemaCon.[1] On the following day, Warner Bros premiered the trailer on YouTube, where it received more than 2.1 million views in less than 12 hours (shown below).



On April 8th, 2019, Redditor MarcusMolestus posted the earliest known two-panel meme based on the trailer to /r/Animemes subreddit, where it gained over 2,800 upvotes in six months (shown below).[2]


EXIT Every Isekai protagonist, minding their own business, enjoying their day A f------ truck

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On April 9th, 2019, Redditor laserfan26 posted another object labeling meme based on the format, claiming that the meme was taken from elsewhere (shown below).[3] The image received over 3,300 upvotes in the same period. On the same day, MarcusMolestus posted a template for the meme to /r/MemeTemplatesOfficial subreddit.[4]


EXIT Me with good grades, healthy body, great friends, good d--- size Depression, that God gave me because he had to nerf me

In the following weels, the format received notable spread in various subreddits on the platform, seeing a surge in popularity following the release of Joker in early October 2019 (examples shown below).[5][6][7]


EXIT several good memes with a fresh template BLACK HOLE PICTURES EXIT ME WHENICOME TO PUBLIC SPEAKING ME WHENI START TALKING EXIT Communism in theory Communism in practice

"You Dumb Bitch" Crossover

On October 8th, 2019, Redditor rc52504 posted a crossover meme, including an additional You Dumb Bitch panel featuring Dennis from It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia (shown below).[8] The post received over 14,300 upvotes in one day.


KEXIT [laughter] -You dumb bitch.

In the following day, the crossover format received significant spread on Reddit, with multiple notable examples posted by users. For example, an October 8th post by Redditor FrogTrutle received over 74,200 upvotes in one day (shown below, left).[9] On October 9th, 2019, Redditor Josh_Finneyy posted a high-quality template for the crossover format.[10]


EXIT Boomers Technology Gen Z [laughter] You dumb bitch. made with mematic EXIT The Environment Corporations Billionaires [laughter] -You dumb bitch. KEXIT Blizzard Trying to please China Everyone [laughter] -You dumb bitch.

Various Examples


EXIT Critical and commercial success Critics putting out the hit EXIT Me walking into class, having studied for the test The one section that I didn't think was important EXIT Only 3 homework questions u/Bazaraw 1а, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2b. 2c EXIT A well-written campaign fll of interesting characters and locations with PCs that aren't murderhobos Scheduling conflicts imgflip.com EXIT Me, going to OCR Land Not being over 140cm EXIT Me posting a meme about how literally anything Murrlogic

Templates


REXIT [laughter] -You dumb bitch.

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