Online, “This is not okie dokie” was spread on reaction image macros, depicting Mario with a shotgun and glowing eyes.
The video, where “This is not okie dokie” first appeared was uploaded to YouTube by SMG4 on February 10th, 2018, under the title SMG4: Doki Doki.
Within a week, an isolated clip of the moment was uploaded to YouTube by MothBoo, under the title “Stop it. This is not Okie Dokie [SMG4]”.
The phrase grew popular among fans of SMG4 videos and soon image macros of Mario with a shotgun, originating from another SMG4 video started appearing online, paired with the “This is not okie dokie” captions.
“This is not okie dokie” became a frequently referenced phenomenon online, especially on Reddit’s r/memes sub, where the first post containing the image macro was uploaded by u/LukeWarmPlayz on November 4th, 2019.
The popularity of the meme surged following the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars on September 18th, 2020.
After this, “This is not okie dokie” was frequently referred in post titles and on image macros on sites ranging from Reddit to Twitter and 9GAG.
- Reddit.com – r/MemeTemplatesOfficial