Did The Minions Served Hitler in 1933-1945 Meme?

by Anchal Thakur

The humorous theory known as “Minions Served Hitler in 1933-1945” postulates that the minions from the Despicable Me movies, who always choose to serve the villains who are the most despicable, most likely served Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany, between the years 1933 and 1945.

Despite the fact that the implication is contrary to canon, it has become a popular topic for memes, which frequently pose the question, “Whom Did the Minions Serve Between 1933 and 1945?”

The release of Minions: The Rise of Gru in theaters will prompt the majority of fans of the Minions franchise to take their families to see the film, but for some, the discussion regarding the Minions’ supposed servitude to Hitler is still in progress.

With the release of Minions 2, the internet meme “Did the Minions serve Hitler in 1933-1945?” has resurfaced, and we don’t waste any time in providing an explanation of the meme to movie fans who may be confused by it.

Minions: The Rise of Gru is the sequel to the movie “Minions,” which was released in 2015, and it is also the fifth installment in the Despicable Me film franchise. Steve Carell will reprise his role as Gru in this film, which was directed by Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, and Jonathan del Val.

Read also: In the minions rise of gru this is who voices the minions

Did The Minions Served Hitler in 1933-1945

Did the Minions work for Hitler from 1933 to 1945? is a meme about how the Minions tend to work for the most evil person around, which makes fans wonder if the henchmen worked for Hitler.

KnowYourMeme says this isn’t true because the Minions lived in a cave from 1812 to 1968 and didn’t work for anyone during this time. The debate says that the Minions probably worked for Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945.

In the prequel movie Minions, the creatures worked for many different bosses, such as a T-Rex, Vlad Dracula, and Napoleon Bonaparte.

Read also: Is there a scene after the credits in Minions: The Rise of Gru?

Here is how Minions Served Hitler in 1933-1945 Meme Spread

On July 20, 2015, /r/MinionHate user demonatarms posted a screenshot of a /tv/ post in the subreddit. Later that same day, an unknown user posted “Who did the Minions serve between 1939 and 1945?” in the /r/Showerthoughts subreddit, where it got over 20 upvotes. Reddit user[9] npurpura27 posted about it on July 25 in the /r/FanTheories subreddit, where it got more than 450 upvotes.

On March 12, 2021, an unknown Redditor posted about how Minions worked for Adolf Hitler during World War II. The post got over 2,300 upvotes in the /r/movies subreddit.

The joke wasn’t used in a meme until September 2021, when a version of the Never Ask a Woman Her Age joke went viral. The first meme post was made by Instagram user hunderbiden on September 4, 2021. It got more than 300 likes in nine months.

In September 2021, the image and versions of it that had been changed were widely shared online. For example, Instagram user the maymays reloaded’s September 18th repost got over 12,700 likes in nine months. A new version posted to /r/shitposting on September 26 by Redditor BoTamBloCiemno got more than 42,400 upvotes in that time.

TikTok user @simptvwastaken made a video caption meme based on the joke on November 2, 2021. In seven months, it got over 1.2 million views and 201,000 likes.