Top 10 Fictional Characters That Got Turned Into Memes

Many fictional characters have become very popular. Popular enough that they've become memes.

The Top Ten

1 Shrek - Shrek Shrek is a character debuting in the 2001 animated movie of the same name. The popular franchise has 4 films and the character himself has become recognizable to people of all ages. He has since spawned into what is most likely the most widely recognized internet meme to ever come into the world.

Shrek, Shaggy, and Thanos are all my classmates talked about

Does anyone else love the animated Shrek dancing videos?

No doubt the most memed fictional character. A lot of people memed him a lot that they claim that Shrek is the strongest character in all of fiction! Heck, TTT is guilty for this, as many users claim Shrek as the hottest anime waifu and better than anime (which is a 100% fact). So yeah, out of all characters, Shrek is the most memed of them all.

Indubitably the memelord's best friend.

2 Thanos - Marvel Thanos is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Jim Starlin and Mike Friedrich. The character first appeared in Iron Man #55 and has been portrayed by actors Damion Poitier and Josh Brolin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Since Infinity War, Thanos was very popular by many fans that they heavily memed the almighty Titan in a lot of things such as Thanos eating his peas, Thanos' "inside story, and other things. So yeah, our almighty lord became very popular that he himself has become a meme.

I used the stones to destroy the stones. - MasterBeef

"You should've went for the head"
*snap* - Mcgillacuddy

Oh snap. - Cyri

3 Arthur - Arthur Arthur Timothy Read is the titular protagonist of both the book series and the PBS children's television show Arthur, created by Marc Brown.

arthurs fist

"I TOLD YOU NOT TO TOUCH IT!" - PerfectImpulseX

4 Fred Figglehorn - FRED
5 Sonic - Sonic The Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by SEGA, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Gotta go fast

A complete and utter joke since 2006.

"You're too slow! " and Sanic, not much to say about that.

6 Mr. Krabs - Spongebob Squarepants Eugene H. Krabs, or simply Mr. Krabs, is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
7 SpongeBob SquarePants - SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

Welcome to the Salty Spitoon, how tough are ya? I listened to Spongebob's laugh for ten straight hours! Yeah, so? Without any ear plugs. Uh, sorry sir, right this way!

Pretty sure this picture was a meme at one point. There were also several others.

Arguably the character with the most memes

8 Shaggy Rogers - Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Norville "Shaggy" Rogers is a fictional character in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He is a cowardly slacker and the long-time best friend and owner of his cowardly Great Dane Scooby-Doo.

When people saw Shaggy take out the bikers in the movie Scooby Doo: Legend Of The Phantosaur, many people claimed Shaggy destroyed them without using.0000000001% or less of his full power, heck even said that he can destroy Thanos! To top it, after seeing Ultra Instinct from Dragon Ball Super, they used that with Shaggy to create Ultra Instinct Shaggy. The meme was funny at first, now it's kinda getting a bit ridiculous now as many say he can destroy the universe without.000000000000000000000001% of his power. So yeah, Shaggy is quite memed a lot.

9 Knuckles - Sonic The Hedgehog Knuckles the Echidna is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a red anthropomorphic echidna who is determined and serious, but sometimes gullible. He has the ability to glide and climb up walls, and is a powerful fighter due to his spiked hands.

No do not remind me of that abomination

I know Ugandan Knuckles is dead, but honestly, even before that, Knux was still a meme.

Not this meme... Not again. Never again!

Do you know da wae, need I say anything else?

10 Boromir - Lord of the Rings

One does not simply comment on the TopTens. - MasterBeef

One does not simply - Randomator

In the movie Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, when the gang were planning with the Council of Elrond, Boromir said the famous quote, "One does not simply walk into Mordor," leading to many people making many memes of Boromir saying things like
-One does not simply transmit data into Mordor.
- One does not simply drive home from McDonalds without eating any fries.
- One does not simply walk around Legos without thinking it's a minefield.
- One does not simply stop eating cheez doodles.
- One does not simply walk up to the drive thru
- One does not simply fly couch to Mordor
and the most famous one, "One does not simply leave a marvel movie before the end of the credits, which many used since many people who watch a Marvel movie leave before credits, unaware that there are post credit and mid credit scenes.

The Newcomers

? Shinji Ikari - Neon Genesis Evangelion
? Master Asia - Mobile Fighter G Gundam

The Contenders

11 Squidward Tentacles - SpongeBob SquarePants Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Handsome Squidward and Squidward Dabbing

12 Robbie Rotten - LazyTown Robbie Rotten (played by Stefán Karl Stefánsson) is a lazy man who continuously formulates feckless schemes in which he masquerades in a disguise to lure the residents away from their newly-active lifestyles. He passionately abhors the influence of Stephanie and Sportacus on the townspeople. A number ...read more.

The master of We are number one memes

These memes were funny

We are number one!

We are Number 1

13 Winnie the Pooh - Winnie the Pooh Winnie the Pooh is a character based on A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh stories. The Disney media franchise commenced in 1966 with the theatrical release of the short Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree.

Tuxedo Winnie the Pooh

14 Obi Wan Kenobi - Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, played by Sir Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor.

Hello there! These aren't the droids you're looking for Anakin, you were supposed to get those ones!

I'm standing on higher ground Anakin, so this fight is over because my ground is at a more elevated level than yours. So I win this battle since my part of the land is closer to the stratosphere than your ground as your ground is closer to the core of the earth.

Since the Prequals, Obi Wan became very memed to the point that people used his lines such as,
-"You were the chosen one! You were supposed to destroy the Sith, not join them! You were supposed to bring balance to the force, not leave it in darkness!
-"Hello there."
-"It's over, Anakin! I have the high ground! "
-"These aren't the droids you are looking for."
-Use the force, Luke."
and more. So yeah, because of how famous Obi Wan is, it's no wonder that he, Shrek, Shaggy, and many fictional characters that are popular and famous became heavily memed.

15 Barry B. Benson - Bee Movie Barry B. Benson is a bee from the movie the Bee Movie, voiced by Jerry Seinfeld and also created by Jerry Seinfield.

Do you like jazz?

Also iconic

16 Patrick Star - SpongeBob SquarePants Patrick Star is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by actor Bill Fagerbakke, who also voices numerous other characters on the show . Created and designed by marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, the series creator, Patrick ...read more.

"Is mayonnaise an instrument? "
"The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma."
"Who you callin' Pinhead? "
"Once there was an ugly barnacle. He was so ugly that everyone died. The end."
"We should take Bikini Bottom, and push it somewhere else! "
"Hi SpongeBoob. Wha- SpongeBoob? Ha ha ha ha, who's SpongeBoob? Haha, okay, sorry people."

Patrick Star is probably the biggest meme character in animated history. - Mcgillacuddy

Surprised Patrick

17 Captain America - Marvel Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and ...read more.

-Cap: The dress is white
Tony: The dress is blue
Civil War
-Language!
Not many Cap memes other than those 2, but my god are they so funny!

Watch your language.

18 Stingy - LazyTown Stingy is a character from the Icelandic TV show Lazytown. He is a possessive collecter and is the son of a wealthy, unnamed father.

The master of the mine song memes

The Mine Song

19 Kermit - The Muppets Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character and Jim Henson's most well-known creation. Introduced in 1955, Kermit is the straight man protagonist of numerous Muppet productions, most notably Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, as well as in movies, specials, and public service announcements through the years. ...read more.
20 Sans - Undertale Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult ...read more.

*Megalovania Intensifies*

21 Darth Vader - Star Wars Darth Vader is a Star Wars character and the main antagonist of the first three original Star Wars films and the main protagonist of the Star Wars prequel trilogy under his original name Anakin Skywalker. He had been trained as a Jedi but defected to the Sith lord and Galactic Chancellor Palpatine. ...read more.

Like Obi Wan (and the rest of Star Wars) Darth Vader has become a very popular character as well as icon of 1977. Many memes were associated with Vader from lines like
-"I am your father."
-"I find your lack of faith disturbing."
and after the song "Call Me Maybe" released, many made memes of Vader singing
"Hey I just met you
And this is crazy
But I'm your father
So join me maybe
Another thing is Vader reflecting on the many things happening to him such as Obi Wan cutting both of his legs off, Padame betraying him, and Luke and Leia are trying to destroy him, but is at least happy his grandson, Kylo Ren likes him.

I am your father

22 Vegeta - Dragon Ball Vegeta is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

No explanation needed. In fact, Vegeta has become a meme goldmine ever since he first scanned Goku's power level and Nappa asked what the scouter said about his power level, replying that it's over 9000, breaking the scouter.

IT IS TRUELY OVER 9000! - MasterBeef

23 Waluigi - Super Mario Waluigi is a lanky self-centered, brusque young lad as he is considered evil and the main rival of Luigi. Waluigi is shown causing local havoc in most games he appears in alongside his partner Wario. Waluigi is not instinctively evil or the antagonist (not counting DDR), as a matter of fact, he shows ...read more.

Aw, you cheated. WAHHH!

24 Pikachu - Pokèmon Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

Surprised Pikachu

25 Tracer - Overwatch Tracer is a playable character appearing in the 2016 video game Overwatch, a first-person shooter video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
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