I Am Sickened but Curious


What does I Am Sickened but Curious mean?

I am sickened but curious is a popular quote said by the titular character of the animated series, Johnny Bravo.

Online, a screenshot of the scene is used as a reaction image to express feelings of intrigue towards disturbing or repulsive topics.

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What's the origin of I Am Sickened but Curious?

The episode, Cover Boy of Johnny Bravo was premiered on August 13th, 1999.

In one of the scenes of the episode, Johnny is entering a place, named Pops’ Diner where he finds Pops envelop Carl in corn chowder in an attempt to ease the pain of a poison ivy rash.

Johnny Bravo then states “I am sickened but curious”.

Spread & Usage

How did I Am Sickened but Curious spread?

A clip from the episode was uploaded to YouTube by FruxMoonDragon on August 5th, 2012.

In 2013, the reaction image emerged on Reddit’s r/funny subreddit and in 2017, the format appeared on Tumblr.

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