What does What You Talkin Bout Willis? mean?
What you talkin bout Willis? refers to a memorable quote turned into a popular meme online, from Different Strokes.
It is used online on image macros and GIFs for expression confusion.
What's the origin of What You Talkin Bout Willis??
Different Strokes ran in the United States between the years 1978 and 1986, starring Gary Coleman.
“What you talkin bout Willis?” became a popular catchphrase, associated with the series.
Online, the first YouTube video of the lines was uploaded by Ukarau Kakepare on October 16th, 2007.
Spread & Usage
How did What You Talkin Bout Willis? spread?
Image macros and various compilations of the quote being said have been popular online in the 2010’s, spawning numerous YouTube uploads, as well as image macros and GIFs on social media sites like Facebook, Reddit and Twitter.
- Mygeekwisdom.com – “Whatcha talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”
- Shmoop.com – What you talkin’ ’bout, Willis?