We All Make Mistakes in the Heat of Passion, Jimbo refers to a popular fake quote from the father of Jimmy Neutron; Hugh Neutron.
It is usually a caption, paired with a closeup of the character’s eyes, used as a reaction image macro. Online, the meme is used as a reaction image format, often paired with news titles, as well as ironic captions.
The earliest case of the meme can be traced back to Tumblr in 2013, when ducklover123, who posted the first image macro, with the phrase “We All Make Mistakes in the Heat of Passion, Jim-Jam”.
The meme got a good reception, gaining many likes and shares, marking the beginning of a new meme trend.
Over the years, the meme would emerge on sites like FunnyJunk, iFunny, Reddit as well as 9GAG.
With the growing popularity of the What’s Poppin, Jimbo meme, the Jim-Jam part of the phrase shifted into Jimbo.
Starting in late 2019, “We All Make Mistakes in the Heat of Passion, Jimbo” became a frequently reoccurring image macro on the r/dankmemes subreddit.
It also inspired another popular meme format; Looks Like You’re Going to the Shadow Realm, Jimbo.
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- Know Your Meme – We All Make Mistakes In the Heat of Passion, Jimbo