Downfall Redux

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One of my favorite internet memes is to take the bunker scene from the film Downfall (a German movie about the last days of Hitler, which was nominated in 2005 for the Academy Award, Best Foreign Language Film) and add "better" subtitles.  It's that simple, but the results are often laugh-out-loud funny.

Here is one entitled "Real Estate Downfall":

In this one, Hitler reacts with displeasure to the new Star Trek movie:

And Hitler reacts badly to Twitter problems:

Okay.  Those last two were kind of geeky.  How about Hitler learning there's no Santa Claus?

And of course, the meme gets meta, as Hitler learns that the subtitles are changed:

There's plenty more if you search Youtube…..