I’m gonna stop you right there refers to the captions of a popular reaction image macro series, made with a screenshot from Fallout 4.
The image macro depicts a Vault-Tec salesman from the intro of the game holding out his left arm, paired with the phrase “I’m gonna stop you right there”.
The meme originates from Fallout 4 which was released on November 10th, 2015.
The intro of the game includes a man, named as Vault-Tec Rep coming to the player and telling them about having gained entry to Vault 111.
“I’m gonna stop you right there” first appeared as a reaction image in June, 2016, when posted by Reddit user thataintkosher on the r/Fallout subreddit.
The meme started spreading following September, 2016, first appearing in a variety of subreddits, such as r/MemeEconomy and r/PrequelMemes.
Following September, it would emerge on sites such as Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter and Imgur.