wubba lubba dub dub
Wubba lubba dub dub is an expression from the popular Adult Swim Series Rick and Morty and means as much as “I am in great pain, please help me” in sort of a Birdperson Language.
The sentence has quickly turned into a hit of a meme and was repeated a multitude of times by fans of the Series. A standard example of using the sentence would be:
-Wubba lubba dub dub!
Origin of the term
The term was first used in the Rick and Morty episode Ricksy Business Season 1 Episode 11 which was released in April of 2014.
Used as a catchphrase Rick Sanchez in what seem like moments of happieness, butlater clarified by Birdperson to mean “I am in great pain, please help me.”.
Spread of the term
After the episode aired people instantly took a liking to the weird edgy catchphrase, which has been used in Rick and Morty memes and fan content since Ricksy Business first aired.
Although it never really went viral, it is well known by fans of the series. The main spread came through Imageboards in the likes of 4chan, 9gag and many more.
Furthermore, Rick and Morty as a whole has a massive following on the Internet and new content is spreading like wildfire with thousands of daily uploads.
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