Top 10 People/Things Ruined By Memes

I'm gonna try something similar to Entranced98's list of Fictional Characters Ruined By Memes. Only difference is that this list features pretty much everything that was ruined by meme culture.

While some of the memes associated with these people/things can be funny at times, most of them aren't really all that amusing to be honest. If I missed someone/something then feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 Shrek

Shrek is Love, Shrek is Life...

2 9/11

WHY? - Maddox121

You just shouldn't make memes about this. - Userguy44

Just, really now?

3 Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator the late Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 20 years, and is beginning its 12th season. more.
4 Anime

Not the biggest fan of anime but I think it's about time that people snapped into reality a bit and realized that not everything is an anime.

5 Connect Four
6 Thanos 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.
7 Billy Mays

I'm just saying that don't people realize he's been dead for almost 10 years now?

8 All Star - Smash Mouth

No they are funny. - Userguy44

I like All Star, but the memes of it are so annoying. It ruins the song for me!


9 Knuckles The Echidna 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.

I’ll take him seriously if you answer my this question...

DO YOU KNOW DA WAE - AwesomeJawson

Will people ever take Knuckles seriously again?

10 Sonic 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.

The Contenders

11 Autism
12 Sans 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 more.
13 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
14 Bowser Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first more.
15 Lazytown LazyTown is an English-language Icelandic children's educational musical action comedy program made by an international crew and performed by a cast from Iceland, the United States and the United Kingdom.


16 300

Sue me all you want, but I honestly find Sparta Remixes to be overrated and obnoxious.

17 The Office The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013.
18 Shantae
19 Photograph - Nickelback

It wasn’t Nickelbacks fault that this song became a meme. - Userguy44

20 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

Wake me up! - Userguy44

21 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September more.

I see people turned Hitler into an meme. - ChroniclerMan5

22 Mo Bamba - Sheck Wes
23 Chrom

He did make it into Smash Ultimate, but my God the memes about him NOT making it into Smash for 3ds/Wii u... -_-*

24 I'll Make a Man Out of You
25 The Legend Of Zelda
26 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable more.
27 Spike (Mario)
28 Luigi Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario more.
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