Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions
Modern problems require modern solutions is a reaction image, from the Chappelle’s Show.
On the meme, we may see the host, Dave Chappelle saying the line in a suit and tie.
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The phrase was originally used in a skit from Season 2 Episode 1 of the Chappelle’s Show, in which Chappelle is parodying a political campaign ad, and ridiculing the US healthcare system.
The episode first aired on January 21st, 2004.
Spread and Usage
The phrase was turned into a meme in 2018, when imthatguy25 posted a meme to the r/MemeEconomy thread of Reddit.
The reaction image quickly gained traction and turned popular both on, and outside of Reddit.
A lot of meme variations were created, using the template, which spread on to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, just to mention the biggest platforms.