Edgar Wright, the director of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and the writer/director of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, kickstarted a meme this week when he posted the picture of Michael Cera to the right on his Flickr page.
Almost immediately a tumblr page called fyeahprancingcera started, while sites like BuzzFeed started collecting user-submitted photoshops, and comedy tumblr pages like TheFrogman added more lulz. I’ve collected twenty-one of my favorite Prancing Ceras below, along with a few photoshops of my own.
The next two photographs are the first thing I thought of, and sure enough, someone else had noticed this, too:
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We have to prance deeper. [via]
Here’s the best example of the many Indiana Jones ones. [via]
I hate you so much right now, internet. [via]
As an expert on the ways of gayness I declare this the gayest one. [via]
I spoke too soon, this is the gayest one. [via]
Wait, this is the gayest. [via]
Damn it. Okay, it couldn’t possibly get gayer than this. Right? [via]
I stand corrected. We’ve reached the limit. Let’s move on before they start sparkling. [via]
The answer to, “What is he running from?” [via]
And now, Michael and Homer hang out for a while:
Chillin’ out, maxin’, and prancin’ all cool. [via]
River prancing [via]
I didn’t know he was friends with Sarah Jessica Parker. [via]
Woah. Stop right there. This is madness. [via]
Okay, fair enough. This is madness. [via]
And, of course, an appropriately creepy .gif:
Another .gif, via PHA:
One final .gif, via fyeahalbuquerque:
And now, some of our own contributions:
Improper bumper car usage! You guys are so getting kicked out.
Still more hetero than Twilight.
But don’t grow too accustomed to your new meme fame, Cera. This isn’t over: