You’re Not My Supervisor

Meaning

What does You’re Not My Supervisor mean?

You’re not my supervisor refers to a memorable catchphrase, originating from the animated series Archer, associated with the character Cheryl Tunt, who uses it in a similar manner to You’re Not My Dad.

Online, the line is referenced by fans of the series in either image macro memes or GIFs, or even as a standalone quote, paired with cosplay photos.

Origin

What's the origin of You’re Not My Supervisor?

“You’re not my supervisor” first appeared in the Season 1 Episode 9 of Archer, which first aired on March 11th, 2010, under the title “Job Offer”.

Since that episode, Cheryl has been using the line as her catchphrase throughout the series.

The first isolated clip of the character saying the quote was uploaded to YouTube by thenoiboi on February 6th, 2013.

Spread & Usage

How did You’re Not My Supervisor spread?

In the subsequent years, “You’re not my supervisor” gained a widespread popularity among fans of the series, with GIFs, quotes and image macros appearing on sites such as the r/ArcherFX subreddit, Imgur, Twitter, or Tumblr.

The meme was even mixed with other formats, like the Change My Mind template.

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