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A large amount of this originates from the American cartoon series and the first live-action film. A good portion of the memes relate to M. Bison.

For the best example-reading experience, listen to Guile's theme in the background. It goes with everything, after all.


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Street Fighter

  • "What strength!! But don't forget there are many guys like you all over the world!"Explanation 
    • "You've got a lot to learn, before you beat me! Try again, kid! Eh, heh, heh, heh, heh!"Explanation 

Street Fighter II

  • Guile's theme goes with everything!Explanation 
    • A comment from Fresh Prince vs Guile Theme: Guile's Theme is a metaphor for the collective human consciousness, the timings for its beats and rhythm changes being perfectly or near perfectly set to allow it to fit in with any scene and genre with no need to cut it to fit in. In addition, the emotion of the song itself is of universal appeal, fitting in with any plot, be it tragic, heroic or action packed. Only an omniscient and omnipresent entity could have crafted such a perfect composition... thus Guile's Theme is proof there is a god.
    • Now an Ascended Meme! The Capcom-endorsed fangame Street Fighter X Mega Man has a special cheat codenote  that changes all the background themes in the game into Guile's theme. The name of the file is actually "Goes With Everything".
    • "He did X... FOR AMERICA!"Explanation 
    • "Go home and be a family man!"Explanation 
    • "When in doubt, I Sonic Boom!"Explanation 
    • "OOH-AWW! OOH-AWW! OOH-AWW!"Explanation 
      • "Ru-Paul! Ru-Paul! Ru-Paul!"Explanation 
    • "Are you man enough to fight with me?" Explanation 
    • Between his hyper-patriotic design, being a Game-Breaker in his debut game, the protagonist of the Street Fighter movie and the cartoon series, and a frequent source of memes, Guile is often said to be a completely unstoppable Memetic Badass, and his theme song a catalyst for hilariously impossible feats.
    Comment on Guile's Theme: I fell asleep with this playing, I woke up ripped with a tattoo of the American flag on my newly formed 32 inch left bicep.
    • And now it's come full circle, being set to Pennywise dancing. As in the song that goes with any scene paired with the scene that goes with any song.
  • E. Honda's flying headbuttExplanation 
    • "Dosukoi!" Explanation 
    • "Can't you do better than that?"
  • HELLOOOOOO~KEN!Explanation 
  • "The fight is all!" Explanation 
    • "You must defeat Sheng Long to stand a chance." Explanation 
  • "Ha ha ha ha ha! Yatta!" Explanation 
    • "I'm the strongest woman in the world!" Explanation 
  • All of the win quotes from the original versions count.

Street Fighter Alpha

Street Fighter III

Street Fighter IV

Most of these are related to the characters' catch phrases.

  • Jumping HK! > Did I hit him? > Yes > SHORYUKEN!!1 - The flowchart is civilization, AKA Flowchart Ken. Explanation 
  • Turn The Beat Back! Explanation 
  • Thanks to several of his epic and hilarious win quotes, Balrog (Boxer) has achieved this status.
  • Dudley's "Keep it classy!" Explanation 
  • "The answer lies... in the heart of battle." Explanation 
    • Lampshaded by Evil Ryu's winquote against Sagat:
    There is no answer in the heart of battle!
  • "PROFOUND SADNESS!" Explanation 
    • "MUNEN!" (or as the fans hear it, "MUNANG!") Explanation 
    • Real ninjas wear nikes.Explanation  In Addition 
    • Aside from the nikes things, there has been a surge of YouTube comments turning Guy and the story of Final Fight into a parody of Blaxploitation films due to the funky style of his theme in IV. Its name? Bushinryu Jones.
  • "SONNA BAKANA!" Explanation 
  • "NANDATO!?" Explanation 
  • "CHIKUSHOOOOO!" Explanation 
  • "DON-CHAAAAAN!" Explanation 
    • "Go home and be a schoolgirl." Explanation 
  • "Looks like it's time to oil up!" Explanation 
  • As of Super Street Fighter IV: Flash Kick, Focus Attack Dash Cancel into Shades! Explanation 
  • Dee Jay's SSFIV valentine's card message: Let's get horizontal!
  • There was a short-lived trend on YouTube videos with each character's (Super) Street Fighter IV theme to declare "X FOR PRESIDENT!"
  • Due to the bemused and downright irked reactions to Akuma's Demon Armageddon Ultra, there have been comparisons to Beyblade and Looney Tunes (here, here, here, and here), which have led to the other fan nicknames of Shin Goku Beyblade and the Akumanian Devil.
  • "Fei Long needs/wants WATEEEEEEEEEEERRRR!" or "What does Fei Long love to drink? WA-TAAA!!'" Explanation 
  • Oni is banned. Explanation 
  • "FOR MOTHER RUSSIA!" note 
      • "SKY PROTECTED!" note 
  • The day after Ultra Street Fighter IV was released onto Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network, we get Maximilian Dood having the misfortune of an AI Hugo powering through a Metsu Hadoken with an EX Monster Lariat and winning. Max's scream of shock and disbelief certainly helps.
  • The various Street Fighter IV mods note 

Street Fighter V

  • Unable to log in to server (2100d) note 
    • Disconnected from server note 
    • Connection with opponent was lost (40002) note 
  • Hot Ryu note 
    • Everyone is gay for Ryu note 
  • UNGA Alex note 
    • ALEX TRAILER note 
  • OH-HOHOHOHOHO! note 
  • Guile's crouch walk. note 
  • 8 frames note 
  • Urien's thong/banana hammock note 
  • Akuma Matata note 
  • "Capcom only has one guy managing the server." note 
  • V-Triggered note 
    • VROOM VROOM note 
    • POWER TO THE ASS! note 
  • Laura X Zeku [[note]]Laura and Zeku's victory quotes mutually display ship tease, leading many to believe that they would make a good couple.
  • Chun-Li Costumes note 
    • Chun-Li's new skin note 
  • #BlankaChan note 
  • Codell Traverson note 
  • Street Fighter V has a better Capcom roster than Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.note 
  • Beth note 
  • Abigail the Car Whisperer note 
  • The Fortnite buff/Chug Jug Ryu note 
    • Smiling Ryu note 


The Animated Series

  • Sagat: "You like... some cornflakes?" Explanation 
  • "Just get in the plane." Explanation 
  • "And you... YOU'RE A LOSER!" Explanation 
  • "Oh Guile, that color is YOU!" Explanation 
  • "No one has ever defeated Sagat, AND NO ONE EVER WILL!!!" Explanation 
  • "This is DELICIOUS!" Explanation 
  • "YES! YES!" Explanation 
    • "Yes! I did it!" Explanation 
  • "NOOOOOOO!" Explanation 
  • "Blanka, no, not the head bite!" Explanation 
  • "Oh, man. I've been slimed by Arnold the PIG!" Alright, that's it. I'm out of here!" Explanation 
  • "BIIIIISONNNNNN!!!!" (random fire sprouts up) Explanation 
  • Sonic Boom is this both in the games and the cartoon. In the games, it was misheard by Brazilians as "ALEX FULL!" In the cartoon, he uses it to solve everything. Everything.
  • "YOU... HURT... MY... JESSICA!!!!" and its mutation "YOU... HURT... MAH... TESTICALS!!!!!" in Cody's part.note 
    • "Take it easy, Cody!"
  • Balrog: "Guess you won't be needing those tapes I made for you. Want me to get rid of 'em?"
    • Bison: "Don't be hasty. Not until I see those Street Fighters pummeled to dust! Which should be any moment now."note 
  • Balrog: Time for the tape?
    • Bison: Time for the tape.
  • "Everything is lies! Everything is lies!" Explanation 
  • "You're supposed to die!" Explanation 
  • Yes, yes, I killed your father. What is it with you women anyway? I killed my father too and you don't hear me whining about it! Explanation 
  • I'm the world's greatest pillow fighter! Explanation 
  • Discipline. Justice. Commitment. Explanation 

Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie

  • "Wooga wooga wooga!" Explanation 
  • "You're so sensitive!" Explanation 
  • "Bison's ass is MINE!" Explanation 
  • "Japanese fighters stick together... 'CAUSE WE'RE BROTHERS!! AHAHAHAHAHA!" Explanation 
  • "I'm the welcome wagon!" Explanation 

     Street Fighter: The Movie 
  • For you, the day [Bison graced your village] was the most important day of your life. But for Me, It Was Tuesday.Explanation 
  • OF COURSE! Explanation 
  • Quick! Change the channel!Explanation 
    • You got... PAID? (unfortunately, Balrog wasn't there to fully cash in on that scene) Explanation 
  • From Dee Jay: "Oh man, I should have stayed at Microsoft". Explanation 
  • GAAME OVER!! Explanation 
  • You still refuse to accept my GODHOOD!? Keep your own God! In fact, this might be a good time to pray to him. For I beheld Satan, AS HE FELL FROM HEAVEN! LIKE LIGHTNIIIIIIIIIING!! Explanation 
  • Bitcoins are the new Bison Dollars. Explanation 



  • The Beast... is UNLEASHED!Explanation 
    • Let's go, Justin!Explanation 
    • "Rare footage of X [insert phrase here]." Explanation 
  • Competitive player Rom gets "drink as fuck" at a 2009 tournament and admonishes the audience to "play Third Strike. It's a good game."
  • Thuggery note 
    • "Fighting game is something so great." note 
  • "I'll never lose a set to a Smash player" note 


  • Would anybody like some poundcake? I'D LIKE SOME POUNDCAKE! Explanation 
  • The memes Pastor Ryu and Pastor Pilão (Piledriver Pastor) are memes that became famous in Brazil, as remixes of footage of Pentecostal preachers and Street Fighter music.
  • Even before IV, Brazilian fans often joked that they'd elect Blanka for President if they could.
  • "Hey there everybody, this is Ryu from Streets." Explanation 
  • Casually Messatsu childExplanation 

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