Twitteratis spare no one. Even if it’s the beloved platform Netflix. Maybe because Netflix was like Ross Geller humming a tune after a spontaneous singing by the whole group. And fellow users were like Chandler going, “No, no, we are done.” We got to see a similar reaction to a tweet by Netflix about the movie Morbius.
Netflix often drops hints and updates about its shows on social media. And while fans look forward to every tweet, they are quick to pull a leg at any flaw. So when Netflix’s Twitter account tried to join in on a trend, it was called out for it, hilariously. Let’s see what was it about.
Fans of Morbius mock Netflix for their Morpheus post
The catchphrase “It’s Morbin’ Time” has been blazing across social media since the end of last year. The catchphrase is picked from the 2022 superhero film Morbius. But like every trend, it eventually started dying down. Until Netflix woke up from the grave to jump on the bandwagon with the tweet, “It’s Morbin’ Time”. And in a hilarious roll of comments, fans mocked the platform for being too late.
It's Morbin' Time!
— Netflix (@netflix) September 7, 2022
— Kushagra (@Kushagra9320) September 7, 2022
Fellow followers were quick to ground the Tweet, pointing out that the account was too late on the trend.
Netflix… Baby… Ur 5 months late
— Ida (#1 Will Byers Stan) (@Luni_4smth) September 7, 2022
The meme that was born out of the movie Morbius had already died down when Netflix posted it
Meme’s officially dead, y’all. Pack it in.
— Yuu™ 🧲🐉 (@yuusharo) September 7, 2022
You're like 5 months late pic.twitter.com/cZTIf4xgpW
— jammy (@eeekkcchh) September 7, 2022
But one fan was still supportive of Netflix finally getting on the bandwagon
Good of you to finally say it out loud. As it should be Netflix current motto for most of recent series released just to Morb our favorite franchises. Although, Netflix is still definitely one of the streaming services of all time.
— Chills (@Chills6661) September 7, 2022
A backstory on how the Morbius trend began
The catchphrase is not actual dialogue from the film. The Daniel Espinosa film is based on Marvel Comics and stars Jared Leto in the lead with Matt Smith and Michael Keaton as costars. It revolves around Dr. Morbius and his dangerous experiments to cure the illness that leads to unforeseeable circumstances. The catchphrase was used as meme material for a long.
But it originated on Twitter and in an article KnowYourMeme explained the details behind it. It came into being in April 2022 when a Twitter account by the name @Rank10YGO posted, “the best part of Morbius was when he said ‘IT’S MORBIN’ TIME’ and morbid all over those guys,” The tweet was about the movie Moribus and the viral popularity of the Morbius Sweep meme.
What do you think of Netflix joining the trend? Let us know in the comments.