The Internet’s New Favorite Meme Is From "Captain America 2"

Watch out, Captain America — HYDRA is everywhere! SPOILERS!

Warning: The following post contains Captain America: The Winter Solider spoilers (and maybe spoilers for a couple other things). Read at your own risk.

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In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we learn that the evil organization HYDRA has infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D. in a vast, far-reaching conspiracy.

At one point in the film, Senator Stern (Garry Shandling) whispers, “Hail HYDRA” to S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Sitwell (Maximiliano Hernández), and even World Security Council head Alexander Pierce (Robert Redford) says the words aloud.

Naturally, the internet has had some fun with this.

It seems HYDRA’s tentacles have stretched as far as Westeros.

And Gotham City.

And into the far reaches of space.

And into the world of Walt Disney Animation…

I knew it! #HailHydra

— Jaime Liam Chawynski (@Jaime_Liam)

…where classically handsome men of stature are not to be trusted.

I knew it! RT @agent324b21: Hans, u traitor!! #HailHydra @MingNa @clarkgregg @ChloeBennet4 @Lil_Henstridge

— Clark Gregg (@clarkgregg)

HYDRA was there in the Bible.

.@GManFromHeck @clarkgregg #HailHydra

— Doran Lister (@doranlister)

And HYDRA has invaded the NFL.

The real reason why they are so successful...#HailHydra @clarkgregg

— Christopher Deloge (@CDeloge)

HYDRA has permeated American politics, be it Republican…

This might be my favorite meme #HailHydra

— Justin D (@Jushin)


Someone sent this to me... #HailHydra @clarkgregg

— Sæn (@supertvaddict)

…or fictional.

Well then, just thought I'd leave this here. @clarkgregg @ChrisEvans @CaptainAmerica #HailHydra #CaptainAmerica

— The Doctor (@DanielBenner)

HYDRA’s presence proves certain characters really do have nefarious motivations.

What Bedelia really said to Will Graham... #HailHydra #Hannibal

— Sam Wildman (@samaside)

Or that one really should not trust a talking ape.

Let the @CaptainAmerica #WinterSoldier memes begin! #HailHydra

— AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres)

HYDRA has even wormed its way into the most unlikely of places.

Now we know when Black Widow first encountered Hydra. #HailHydra @clarkgregg @ChloeBennet4 @MingNa @IMBrettDalton

— John Orquiola (@BackoftheHead)

Or random.

They have taken over the puddin pops!!! @clarkgregg #HailHydra

— Jarrett Ragon (@MrSmartyPants83)

Or adorable.

The best one im seen yet LOL #HailHydra

— Denton Tyjuan Parris (@TF3100)

Or upsetting.

Oh no! Not Thomas, Toby and Percy! #HailHydra


Apparently, no one is safe from HYDRA’s grasp.


— Badger (@JordanUnchained)

Well, almost no one.

This is where I tap out. #HailHydra

— Cameron Carpenter (@Lumetian)

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