I’ve Only Had Arlo for a Day and a Half
I’ve only had Arlo for a day and a half is a popular quote from the television series Brooklyn Nine Nine, said by the character Rose Diaz, describing her strong attachment to her new puppy.
The quote is often used online as a way of expressing sympathy for new characters in series, or as an exploitable to depict the relation of fictional characters with others or their possessions.
The quote comes from the 12th episode of season 3 of Brooklyn Nine Nine, which was aired on Fox on January 19th, 2016.
The episode presents Charles Boyle with losing his dog and Rosa Diaz trying to help him with processing the tragedy.
In one of the scenes, Rosa holds a surprise funeral party for Jason, the dog, where she says “I’ve only had Arlo for a day and a half, but if anything happened to him, I would kill everyone in this room and then myself”.
The meme first appeared as a GIF on Tumblr.
Spread and Usage
The meme would appear on Tumblr in 2017 as a way of describing the relationship between two characters of a series.
“I’ve only had Arlo for a day and a half” has photoshop edits, featuring characters from My Hero Academia, Fire Emblem Heroes as well as Pokémon Sword and Shield.
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