Comically Large Spoon

Meaning

What does Comically Large Spoon mean?

The Comically Large Spoon meme, also known as Only a Spoonful, refers to a viral Vine video that was created by King Bach and posted on the platform in 2013.

The video depicts King Bach being told he could only eat a spoonful of ice cream, to which he reacts by pulling out a giant spoon.

It was revived in 2020, when it started appearing on image macro series as well as reaction GIFs on sites like Twitter and YouTube.

Origin

What's the origin of Comically Large Spoon?

The original “Comically Large Spoon” sketch was first uploaded to Vine by user King Bach on June 6th, 2013, amassing a large amount of views and shares in a short time.

It was reposted on YouTube by user SCWARRIORS4 on June 24th, 2013, and was also featured in a large number of Vine compilations in the following years.

Both the original vine and the YouTube reupload has seen a large amount of popularity.

Spread & Usage

How did Comically Large Spoon spread?

The Vine has been referenced in various memes prior to its major meme popularity in May 2020, ranging from Demotivational Posters posted on Reddit to image macros on Instagram or iFunny.

Starting in May 2020, however, the meme started to be featured and referenced in GIFs, as well as an image macro series, similar in style to the Pickle Rick, Funniest Thing I Ever Saw meme.

These were predominantly uploaded to social media sites like Twitter, Reddit, Instagram and iFunny.

The popularity of the “Comically Large Spoon” meme was leveraged upon by several businesses, ranging from Amazon vendors, selling giant novelty spoons, to the developpers of Payday 2, who, as a joke, included a “Comically Large Spoon” as a weapon in an update released on April 1st, 2021.

 

 

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