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There's Three Actually

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"There’s Three Actually" is a memorable quote uttered by Doctor Olivia Octopus (Doc Ock) to Wilson Fisk in the 2018 superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The quote is used alongside a still from the scene as a reaction image to an above caption or screenshot to make a correction about the statement in a humorous manner. Sometimes the quote and image are edited to change the number from three.


The original clip that the meme is pulled from is seen in the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, specifically the scene where Olivia Octavious and Wilson Fisk are talking on a balcony following Spider-Man’s escape from the Alchemax facility. Just before this conversation, Peter Parker and Miles Morales successfully stole a computer from Alchemax and Octavious with the help of Spider-Gwen in an attempt to solve the multiverse dilemma surrounding the film’s plot.

The scene (shown below) begins around 59 minutes, 40 seconds as Octavious returns to Fisk empty-handed. Fisk says to her, “I killed Spider-Man. Why did I just see two more?” To which Octavious replies, “There’s three, actually.” Fisk then glares at her with an angry expression, but Octavious explains that this new discovery is actually a good thing, as her collider works and Fisk will ultimately get what he wants since the appearance of other Spiders confirms the device functions.

The first instance that this meme appears online dates back to April 9th, 2019, when Redditor[1] retro-n-new uploaded a still with the quote to the r/spiderversedailymemes sub under the title “When someone says there are two good Raimi Spider-man films.” The post (seen below) was upvoted over 2,200 times and commented on 78 times.

Posted by u/retro-n-new 10 months ago a When someone says there are two good Raimi Spider-man films C Spider-Verse Meme r There's three, actually. Give Award 99% Upvoted Share + Save Hide 78 Comments Report


The format spread on Reddit in the following days, seen in a post from Redditor[2] FaxIzGad to the r/spiderversedailymemes sub on April 11th, 2019, where they altered the image and quote from “three” to “two.”

Particularly in early 2020, the format was used in a number of social media platforms where it spread rapidly to multiple communities. On January 25th, 2020, Redditor[3] NotAFlyingToy created a version (shown below) that made the front page of the r/memes sub with over 84,300 upvotes, multiple Reddit awards and 501 comments.

Game developers: we have over 80 hours of gamep- Speed runners: There's three, actually

On Instagram[4], the format was used by the page batman_arkham_memes to describe fans of the Batman Arkham series of games and received over 500 likes.

Twitter users also began using the meme in 2020 as it spread to other sites online. User Brute 3 Cryptum tweeted a version relating to the Halo franchise (seen below) and received over 1,000 likes and 103 retweets.

Primarily seeing use on Reddit, another example was made by Redditor[5] beepboppblopp and posted to the r/teenagers sub where it was upvoted over 40,400 times.

Various Examples

Me: zero people in this world loves me! mom dad and my sister: There's three, actually. My gaming laptop: *has 55% battery remaining* Me: So it should have atleast 50 minutes of life remaining My laptop: There's three, actually. My girlfriend: We can't have sex today. I'm on my period and I have a toothache both my holes are a no-no | Me: There's three, actually

George Lucas: There's only two jedi lightsaber colours which one do you want Samuel L Jackson: There's three, actually. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first people to go to the moon! Michael Collins who went but did not set foot on the moon: @HistoryOC There's three, actually YouTube: *plays double ads* Me: *skips both ads* YouTube: There's three, actually.


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[1] Reddit – r/spiderversedailymemes

[2] Reddit – r/spiderversedailymemes

[3] Reddit – r/memes

[4] Instagram – Batman Arkham Memes

[5] Reddit – r/teenagers

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