You Were My Brother, Anakin


What does You Were My Brother, Anakin mean?

You were my brother, Anakin is a memorable quote from Star Wars: Episode III โ€“ Revenge of the Sith.

It is a popular meme format, with image macros and photoshop edits featuring screenshots of the scene.

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What's the origin of You Were My Brother, Anakin?

Star Wars: Episode III โ€“ Revenge of the Sith was premiered in the United States on May 12th, 2005.

The final scenes of the motion picture depict Obi-Wan facing off Anakin (played by Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen respectively) on the planet Mustafar.

Obi-Wan says the phrase from the high ground, as Anakin is chilling on the banks of a lava river.

Spread & Usage

How did You Were My Brother, Anakin spread?

The phrase started to be featured in image macros and memes in 2012, becoming more popular with the rise of Prequel Memes.

It would become a popular format on the r/PrequelMemes subreddit, which was created in December, 2016.

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