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Memes / Captain Underpants

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  • A majority of the sign-changing gags are popular:
    • “People-Please wear your socks on the gym floor.”/“Please go pee-pee on your socks for warmth.” Explanation 
    • “Please wash your hands in the toilet.” Explanation 
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  • Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Explanation 
  • Professor Poopypants’ Name Change- O-Chart 2000 has been very popular to post online, and it might have inspired similar name-changing memes on the Internet.
  • "I was at the shoe store ordering a cheeseburger." Explanation 
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  • “Hey bub,” shouted Mr. Krupp, “I’ve had just about enough of your shenanigans!” Explanation 

Web videos

  • “Underpants, Underpants, I like Captain Underpants!” Explanation 
  • The Underpants Dance Explanation 
  • “Go Poopypants! (Go pants! Go Poopypants, go Poopy!)” Explanation 
    • Like The Underpants Dance above, Professor Poopypants’ dance from the video is also popular.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

  • “This morning’s school sign is supposed to read "Sewage plant field trips are today". So can any of you explain why it now reads... "Come see my hairy armpits"?” Explanation 
  • Uranus!” Explanation 
  • “I looove Saturday, when anything is possible!” Explanation 
  • “Quick announcement. Our science teacher, Mr. Fyde, is no longer with us.” “He's dead?!” Explanation 
  • “I carry him everywhere I go...INCLUDING THE SHOWER!!!” Explanation 
  • It’s quite popular to make parodies of the “Oh Yeah” scene from the film with another song replacing the original music.
  • “Hiya, class! I’m your cool new teacher! Not some scary guy with a secret evil agenda!” Explanation 
  • “Oh, look at this. We’ve got a grade-A suck up. Good to know, good to know!” Explanation 
  • “And this...this is the Hahaguffawchuckleamalus!” Explanation 
  • “Hallelujah! Hallelujah! His name is Poopypants, we found his weakness, Hallelujah!” Explanation 
  • The 1812 Ofarture Explanation 
  • “We’re closed for Ebola!” Explanation 
  • “Yeah, those are all really silly names, but there’s nothing funny about Professor Pee-Pee Diarrheastein Poopypants Esquire!” Explanation 
  • ”I have come to save the day!” “Yeah, well I’ve come to ruin it, so back off, buddy!” Explanation 
  • “Look at what I’ve got... A tiny school filled with tiny children and their tiny teachers whose tiny salaries reflect their size and also the value society puts on education!” Explanation 
  • One particular screencap of Mr. Krupp dancing in the hallways after he gets asked out on a date and praises George and Harold’s comics is pretty popular.
  • On Netflix, the movie is sometimes seen in the “Critically Acclaimed” section, and people constantly make jokes about this.

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

  • “Stop pretending you’ve learned things here.” Explanation 
  • Captain Underpants dabbing in the second episode.
  • “Is it weird that all these kids look like our classmates?” “Not on our show’s budget.” Explanation 


  • ”Tra-la-laaa!” Explanation 
  • “In second grade, Dav Pilkey created a comic book about a superhero named Captain Underpants. His teacher ripped it up and told him he couldn’t spend the rest of his life making silly books. Fortunately, Dav was not a very good listener.” Explanation 
  • There is a series of trollface memes involving a nerd named Melvin, which may have been inspired by Melvin Sneedly.
  • “Holy shit, Dav. What a fucking savage.” Explanation 
  • “Throw him like a football!” Explanation 
  • “That’s poop!” Explanation 

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