I am 4 parallel universes ahead of you refers to a reaction image, where one expresses that they are thinking well ahead of their competition.
The quote is from a TerminalMontage video, uttered by Speedrunner Mario.
The original video, where the phrase is heard, was uploaded to the YouTube channel of TerminalMontage on August 23rd, 2019, under the title “Speedrunner Mario VS Melee Fox – 1M Subscriber Special! – SOMETHING VERSUS”.
The animation is a parody of Super Mario 64 speedrunners and Super Smash Brothers Melee players whose character of choice is Fox.
The two videogame characters are depicted in an epic anime fight throughout the animation.
One of the moments in the video depict Mario gaining the upper hand and uttering the phrase “I am 4 parallel universes ahead of you”.
A screenshot of the moment quickly became a reaction image, appearing in various subreddits.
The meme would then spread on to sites like iFunny and 9GAG, where its popularity was further increased.
- Reddit – r/KnowYourMeme