That’s My Purse, I Don’t Know You


What does That’s My Purse, I Don’t Know You mean?

That’s my purse, I don’t know you refers to a memorable quote from the animated series King of the Hill, uttered by Bobby Hill prior to kicking someone in the groin.

Online, the line, as well as the scene have been used in YouTube remixes as well as direct quotes, similar to the Do I Look Like I Know What a Jpeg Is? meme from the same series.



What's the origin of That’s My Purse, I Don’t Know You?

“That’s my purse, I don’t know you” first appeared in the Season 6 Episode 1 of King of the Hill, which first aired on August 5th, 2001, under the title Bobby Goes Nuts.

The episode depicts Bobby Hill attending a woman’s self-defense class, where he learns the phrase and the method of kicking someone in the balls, which he uses to fend off bullies later on in the episode.

Spread & Usage

How did That’s My Purse, I Don’t Know You spread?

The earliest YouTube remix of the episode was uploaded by DurhamrockerZ on September 23rd, 2009, under the title Youtube Poop: THAT’S MY PURSE I DON’T KNOW U.

In the following years, parodies, as well as musical remixes have all been using segments of the episode, especially the lines “That’s my purse, I don’t know you”.

Image macro memes also emerged, mixing popular tropes such as the No Step on Snek or Don’t Tread On Me flag.

Starting in late 2021, the meme started to experience a revival, as a TikTok trend started sweeping across the web, where people make videos, featuring the line “That’s my purse, I don’t know you”.

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