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Given its wacky sense of humor and immense popularity around the Internet, it only makes sense that Undertale has spawned a large amount of memes.

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  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

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    Sans and "Megalovania" 
Sans and his battle song are full of memes, to say the least.
  • Basically anything said by Sans during a Genocide Run:
    • "Do you wanna have a bad time?" / "You're gonna have a bad time." Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • A further application of the above is altering the phrase, accompanied by a poor MS Paint drawing of Sans.
    • "geeettttttt dunked on!!!!" Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • "on days like these, kids like you..." Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • "hey there buddy chum pal friend buddy pal chum bud friend fella bruther amigo pal buddy friend chummy chum chum pal i don't mean to be rude my friend pal home slice bread slice dawg but i gotta warn ya if u take one more diddly darn step right there im going to have to diddly darn snap ur neck and wowza wouldn't that be a crummy juncture, huh? do you want that? do you wish upon yourself to come into physical experience with a crummy juncture? because friend buddy chum friend chum pally pal chum friend if you keep this up well then gosh diddly darn i just might have to get not so friendly with u my friendly friend friend pal friend buddy chum pally friend chum buddy" Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • "You felt your sins crawling on your back." Explanation 
    • Taking an enormous amount of damage/having 1 HP and dying in one hit, usually from something innocuous. Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Farmer Sans/オイラショック (Oira Shock) Explanation 
  • "you dirty brother killer." Explanation 
  • PTA Sans Explanation  seems to be working its way around Tumblr.
  • AU where Sans is a troper! Explanation 
  • Sans is Ness. Explanation 
    • "Sans is already in Super Smash Bros.." Explanation 
  • "SANS IS ACTUALLY IN SMASH" Explanation 
    • Sans isn't actually in Smash.Explanation 
  • Steven After Not Surviving Explanation 
  • so cool! so cool! so cool! so cool! so cool! Explanation 
  • Sans Undertale Explanation 
  • First Four Notes of Megalovania Explanation 
  • Sans Fangirls. Explanation 
  • Canon Sans vs. Fanon Sans. Explanation 
  • This image of Monika T-Posing over Sans. Explanation 
  • "Fingers in his ass Sunday". Explanation 
    • "The last legal Fingers in his ass Sunday". Explanation 
  • Sans Default Dancing.Explanation 
  • "Maybe it's the way you're dressed?" Explanation 
  • Sans with a Gaster Arm Cannon Explanation 
    • "Nobody cared who I was until I put on the mask." Explanation 
  • Sans merely existing has become a meme itself. This video states that every single bit of Sans has become a meme in its own way, and this led to things like Sans being a Mii Fighter costume in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as Kenny Omega's costume in All Elite Wrestling's Halloween promo, and appearing on Jack Black's t-shirt.
  • Sans Console.Explanation 
    • DualSans controller.Explanation 
  • Megalovania but Explanation 
    • Making Megalovania sound bad / You cannot make Megalovania sound bad Explanation 
  • X but it's Megalovania. Explanation 
  • Perfectly timing Megalovania's beat drop at 12 AM on New Year's day. Explanation 
  • "call it knochen könig and have it be for storyshift sans" Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Sans GamingExplanation 
  • Garfield and SansExplanation 
  • The PoopshittersExplanation 
  • #SANSSWEEP Explanation 
  • Hey kid, want a weiner in your mouth? Explanation 

    Specific characters 
Of course, other characters of the game are as popular and memey as Sans is.
  • Flowey:
    • "Friendliness Pellets". Explanation 
    • "In this world, it's kill or be killed". Explanation 
      • It also spawned a lot of derivatives following the format "In this world, it's [X] or be [X]ed".
    • Omega Everyone Explanation (spoilers) 
    • ______ is now playing Undertale
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      ______ is now playing Undertale
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      ______ is now playing Undertale Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Big boner down the lane Explanation 
    • But it refused. Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Wide Asriel Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Emo Asriel and his edgy OC Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Toriel:
    • Goat Mom is Best Mom. Explanation 
    • Don't sexualize goat mom. Explanation 
    • "if you were the toriel cosplayer who gave me a blowjob at dragoncon, PLEASE inbox me. i think you took my wallet. it looks like an NES" Explanation 
    • Toriel vaping. Explanation 
    • tuTORIEL Explanation 
    • Homophobic Toriel. Explanation (spoilers) 
    • my child you are breaking my heart Explanation 
  • Papyrus:
    • "That's the trash can. Feel free to visit it any time." Explanation 
    • "The internet! I'm quite popular there!" Explanation 
    • "I didn't cry! I just… caught something in my eye." "What did you catch?" "TEARS!" Explanation 
    • Papyrus and spaghetti. It's become a symbol for him.
    • "Oh, no! You're meeting all my standards!" Explanation 
    • "You're blue now. That's my attack!" Explanation 
    • "Sans! Stop plaguing my life with X!" Explanation 
    • Referring to concept art Papyrus with various bastardized names such as the Alright Papyrus, Papaya, Paperpenis, or Popeye.
    • Papyrus no longer believes in you / "I'm going to have LOTS OF FUN!" Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Nobody kills Papyrus / The hardest boss of Genocide run. Explanation 
    • Reading Papyrus' dialogue in Skeletor's voice is practically a requirement now.
    • "Papyrus, what's your favourite food?" Explanation 
  • Undyne:
    • "Undyne suplexes a huge boulder, just because she can." Explanation 
      • "Undyne suplexes a _____, just because she can."
      • "Undyne suplexes herself, just to prove that nothing is impossible."
    • "ANIME'S REAL, RIGHT?!?!"
      • ♥ Anime is real
      • Anime is not real. Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Her cooking methods. Mostly because it connects with Papyrus and his spaghetti.
    • "WELL??? Are you CHERISHING??? CHERISH HARDER!!!" Explanation 
    • Fish Vriska Explanation 
    • Undying ZUNpets / Undyne the unused Touhou Boss. Explanation 
  • Mettaton:
    • Mettaton going "Awooga." Explanation 
    • Mettaton's flamboyant posing is a meme in and of itself, often being compared to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure or David Bowie.
    • "Would you smooch a ghost?" Explanation (spoilers) 
      • "Would you smooch a goat?" note 
    • Mettaton's legs. Explanation (spoilers) 
      • leg so hot, hot hot leg, leg so hot, you fry an egg. Explanation 
    • Mettaton NEO is infamous for being a literal Zero-Effort Boss despite looking awesome and having a badass buildup. Many YouTube videos and Vines exist dedicated to mocking how ridiculously easy the battle is. Or, alternatively, to try to give him an opportunity to shine and to be a badass.
      • Some have joked that NEO stands for Non-Effective Obstacle. However, this joke is dead as of Chapter 2 of Deltarune, whose secret boss, Spamton NEO, not only is the strongest boss în the chapter, but he even turns Nigh-Invulnerable in the Weird Route.
    • OOHH YEEES~ Explanation 
    • Similar to Papyrus, anyone familiar with Markiplier tends to use his voice for Mettaton.
      • Even Markiplier himself decided the character sounded like him. Leaving him to do an impression of himself for all Mettaton's dialogue.
  • Asgore:
    • Asgore "You Must Be This Tall To Live" Dreemurr explanation 
    • ASGORE YOU USELESS FUCK Explanation 
    • Asgore Did Nothing Wrong Explanation 
    • Asgore "Epic Divorce Man" Dreemurr Explanation 
    • NO MERCY/Asgore Fight In A Nutshell Explanation 
    • Asgore named X. Explanation 
    • Burgertrucking Explanation 
  • The Fallen Human/Chara:

The rest of the game also has its part of memetic moments.
  • The Temmies' manner of speech in general. "Temmie get money" in particular, as well as references to Temmienote  needing money for cool leg college.
    • RATED TEM OUTTA TEM!Explanation 
  • "DETERMINATION"/"[X] fills you with determination." Explanation 
  • Combining the two above, Detemmienation. Explanation 
  • "Dogsong" in general, due to its wackiness. Thanks to it being used in places like the "Spare Sans" Non Standard Game Over and the Hard Mode ending, and its connection to the Annoying Dog, it's become associated with Toby Fox being a huge Troll, and trolling in general.
  • "I'm 19 years old and I've already wasted my entire life."Explanation 
    • On a similar note, the cynical and surprisingly badass gem: "I can't go to hell. I'm all out of vacation days."
  • "Fuck Jerry." Explanation 
  • Give Asriel Jerry's soul! Explanation 
    • Asriel would ditch Jerry's soul. Explanation 
  • Misremembering Heats Flamesman's name.
  • WORSHIP Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Striped shirts and -_- Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Wosh u SOUL Explanation 
  • "Lesser Dog has gone where no dog has gone before." Explanation 
    • "It's possible that you may have a problem." Explanation 
  • ♥ Flirt Explanation 
  • Suggesting a Genocide run of other games, usually games like Animal Crossing or Neko Atsume that don't even have combat.
  • "But nobody came." Explanation 
  • Why Undertale is shitty and why all of you are shitty for liking it Explanation 
  • Undertale is an SJW game because [hilariously trivial reason]. Explanation 
  • Does spider have pusspuss? Explanation 
  • Magical glass explanation 
  • Toby Fox is either really lazy or a fucking genius. Explanation 
    • Toby Fox is a brilliant composer... or lazy Explanation 
  • Suggesting that Gaster was pushed into the CORE for a trivially petty reason.Explanation 
  • Murder Dance Explanation 
  • What about the X version? Explanation 
  • Undertale is now responsible for my gambling addiction. Explanation 
  • "Long Elevator" is the best song in the game.Explanation 

    Fan Works / Fandom 
Of course, being fan-made doesn't mean you aren't a meme.
  • Turning songs into crappy MIDIs (often accompanied by a GIF of a related character banging on a piano) or playing them with the Temmie Village soundfont.Explanation 
    • The aforementioned Dogsong is also seeing a lot of use in the same trend. And then there's putting Temmie's face on various characters.
  • Long ago, two races ruled over Earth: Wazowskis and Doras.Explanation 
    • Don't touch the Child! Explanation 
  • "Booby." Explanation 
    • The "boden scale". Explanation 
  • yee haw Explanation 
  • As mentioned a bit above, Toby Fox being called a troll (based on his Teasing Creator and Trolling Creator tendencies) and a "shitty dog" (from one of his own Twitter posts). His ability to think of anything a player would try has also reached memetic levels.
  • People have started trying to find many of the secrets that are in this game. However, as people started going through the soundtrack, they realized that most of the soundtrack is mostly the same song, except it's being played at different speeds/tempos. Now, this is more obvious with songs such as "Power of NEO" being a remix of "Battle Against a True Hero" or "Ghost Battle" having connections to Mad Dummy's and Muffet's theme with repeating reprisals. But then if you play a song such as Waterfall's theme, 8 times its regular speed, it becomes strikingly similar to "NGAHHH"/"Spear of Justice". These revelations are quite memetic.
  • Using the characters' Voice Grunting to cover Vocaloid songs.
  • Text posts reading "[NSFW] (lengthy description of a character doing something mundane)" Explanation 
  • "my last wish for undertale is that when discussion of it fades it dies peacefully instead of morphing into a garbage cesspool" Explanation 
  • "You can't do the roasty toasty shitty posty?"Explanation 
  • temmie get money Explanation 
  • MatPat gives the Pope Undertale. Explanation 
  • Timing. Explanation 
  • -_- Explanation 
    • =) Explanation 
  • I'm Gonna Fuck the Skeleton/Don't Fuck the Skeleton/You Can't Fuck a Skeleton Explanation 
    • Lightsaber penises/Glowing tongues. Explanation 
  • Chisk/You are filled with DISCOMFORT Explanation 
  • The Undertale Multiverse Explanation 
  • "Underfell ______" Explanation 
  • Tootsie rolls.Explanation 
  • "HUG THE GOAT!" Explanation 
  • Jaspertale. Explanation 
  • #MADMEWMEWFOR[insert popular AU name here] Explanation 
  • [Song] but extended by an AI Explanation 
  • The final two panels of this comic is a common reaction image to any Visual Pun or Stealth Pun that requires a moment to process. Especially LOSS.jpg.
  • Prunsel.Explanation 
  • Do not let your children around THE GOAT. Explanation 
  • How was the fall? Explanation 
  • Wooooooaaaah oooh ooooooooh, Story of Undertale Explanation 
  • Hello everyone! It is me, The Great Papyrus, and I'm going to be teaching you how to cook some amazing frozen hotdogs. HOLY SHI- Explanation 
  • The almighty Merg. Explanation 


memed on!!!!