Anakin Padme Meme – The Viral Meme Trend Explained

Twitter users are obsessed with the new Anakin Padme Meme. If you are wondering to know the meaning of this meme, here is all you need to know.

One after another, Twitter users are bombarding the platform with hilarious memes. This time, content creators are coming up with hilarious alterations of Anakin Padme Meme also known as “For the Better, Right?” The meme format comprises a four-panel layout with the setup, response, and punchline written in the panels. It differs from other four-panel memes as the punchline and setup are quoted in the first panel leaving the other panels being auxiliary.

If you haven’t understood the meaning of this meme trend, here is a comprehensive explanation. Keep scrolling!

What Is Anakin Padme Meme

Anakin Padme Meme is an addition to the four-panel memes. It is also popular as “For the Better, Right?” among the Netizens. It is an exploitable image macro format from the famous movie Star Wars, based on a screenshot taken from the second episode –Attack of the Clones of this 2002 film.

As described earlier, it is designed in a four-panel layout that shows the punchline and setup in the first line while remaining panels being auxiliary. Users from various social media platforms are coming with hilarious alterations and the meme has become viral on the internet.

The meme is named Anakin Padme because it features Anakin (Hayden Christensen) and Padmé (Natalie Portman). The screenshot is taken from a scene where Anakin and Padme were on a romantic picnic. However, the punchline and the dialogue isn’t taken from the film, it is totally invented by the meme creators. Over time, the meme is altered hence the punchline differs for every alteration.

Origin Of The Meme

The Anakin Padme Meme originates from a scene of Star wars 2002. This image macro shows Anakin (Hayden Christensen) and Padmé (Natalie Portman) talking about their views on the Galactic Republic’s system of governance. Most of the Anakin Padme Meme templates contain the meme phrase “I Don’t Think the System Works”.

However, the above meme phrase was never used in the film or in the depicted scenes. The first meme was shared on YouTube by a YouTube channel, Nathanael Gratias on February 4th, 2016. So far, this video has amassed 149,000 views. It remained unpopular until a Reddit user posted the first template of it in the subreddit /r/memes on April 22nd, 2021. It racked up 42,300 upvotes in just a single month, which is quite massive.

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Spread Of Anakin Padme Meme

Anakin Padme Meme started spreading on various subreddits after gaining 42,300 upvotes. Following the initial template, many alterations are added on Reddit but they couldn’t be as popular as the initial template.

However, another meme-specific post was made by the Reddit userXipingVonHozzendorf in the subreddit /r/dankmemes on May 21st, 2021. It became immensely viral and earned 83,200 upvotes in less than 15 days and became the most loved alteration of this viral meme.

Another alteration that became popular on Reddit was the template by Redditor kyrroti in the subreddit  /r/PrequelMemes on May 31st, 2021. Till the first week of June, it earned more than 32,700 upvotes. Now, this viral meme trend has reached almost every social media platform and users are enjoying the trend to its fullest. Following Redditors, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook users have also uploaded various alterations of the meme.

Final Thoughts

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