The “I’ll Tell Carl Bismarck” trend has become popular this year on TikTok. But its origins date back to 2015 when YouTuber Shawn Stoecker posted a video in which he argued with a neighborhood woman. Their strange exchange has racked up 1.2 million views since it was posted. Now the pair’s dialogue is a full-blown meme.
The original “I’ll Tell Carl Bismarck”
In the clip, Stoecker and the woman get into a heated conversation after he accused her of “cussing” at children. The woman then called him “a weird motherf*****.” But it’s the next few lines that have had the most impact on social media.
“You better not be a snitch because I’ll tell Carl Bismarck,” she said.
“Call, Carl. I don’t even know who he is,” Stoecker replied.
“He’s dead!” the woman shouted back.
The “I’ll Tell Carl Bismarck” TikTok Trend
The meme is fairly simple. Some TikTokers just lip-sync to the woman’s dialogue while others share their weird moments.
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