Ugly scp tato is a nonsensical phrase originally said by Roblox player MoLovesRainbow and popularized by Albert Aretz, on his YouTube channel Flamingo.
The phrase is a popular meme on the Flamingo channel, being often referenced by Albert and his fans.
The expression is considered by many to be a reference to the main antagonist of the 2012 video game, SCP-Containment Breach.
In-game, SCP-173 is an ugly creature, resembling a potato, which could be summed up in the phrase “ugly scp tato”.
“Ugly scp tato” was first heard and seen on the YouTube channel Flamingo on May 25th, 2019, when Albert uploaded a video titled “literally Roblox’s worst rappers ever”.
The video depicts players rap battling each other, badly, with one of the users, MoLovesRainbow dropping the phrase “ugly scp tato”.
The expression was immediately picked up by Flamingo who spammed it in a rap battle, winning the lyrical contest, despite the disapproval of the creator of the phrase.
“Ugly scp tato” would turn into a popular catchphrase among fans of Flamingo as well as Roblox players.
Online, it is often referenced in YouTube videos and image macros, related to Roblox and SCP-Containment Breach.
The phrase was first defined on Urban Dictionary on June 7th, 2019.
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