Comically Large Spoon

Comically Large Spoon

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Updated Dec 17, 2020 at 11:05AM EST by Don.

Added Jun 17, 2020 at 01:22PM EDT by Jel.

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Comically Large Spoon, also known as Only a Spoonful, refers to a viral Vine by Vine user King Bach in which he pulls out a comically large spoon upon being told that he can only have a spoonful of ice cream. Starting in late May 2020, the Vine regained through GIF captions and humorous edits.


On June 6th, 2013, Vine[1] user King Bach (KingBach) uploaded a comedy sketch in which he asks his friend if he can have some of his ice cream (shown below). After the friend responds "only a spoonful," King Bach pulls out a comically large spoon. The sketch received over 36,500 likes, 31,500 revines and 1.9 million loops in seven years. A June 23rd, 2013, YouTube[2] reupload received an additional 2.8 million views in the same period.

- Hey, dog, can I get some ice cream?
- Only a spoonful!


Prior to its major meme popularity in May 2020, the Vine has been referenced in memes multiple times. For example, on February 18th, 2019, Redditor[3] rctony posted an ironic demotivational poster referring to the spoon as "poop spoon" that received over 11,300 upvotes in six months (shown below). Starting on May 15th, 2019, iFunny[4] novelty account PoopSpoon has been repeatedly reposting the meme. Prior to October 27th, Instagram user juicybignutjr posted a meme based on an extensive explanation of the joke (original post no longer available). An October 28th, 2019, iFunny[5] repost of the meme received over 29,300 smiles in nine months and was featured on the platform (shown below, right).


Starting in mid-May 2020, the Vine regained popularity through GIF captions in which referenced the video. For example, on May 11th iFunny[6] user _The_Caped_Baldy posted the earliest found such meme, gaining over 490 smiles in one month (shown below, left). On May 20th, Instagram[7] user robloxmemepage posted a meme following Pickler Rick, Funniest Shit Ever structure which received over 2,400 likes in three weeks (shown below, center). On May 24th, 2020, Twitter[8] user @TheChiefSosa posted a You Can't Do This to Me GIF caption which gained over 2,000 retweets and 6,900 likes (shown below, right).

Me when I ask my friend for some ice cream and he says only a spoonful but I forgot to bring my comically large spoon to his house SO HIS FRIEND REPLIES WITH "ONLY A SPOONFUL" bloxmemepage AND KING BACH PULLS OUT A VERY LARGE SPOON. HONESTLY SOME HILARIOUS S--- MAN. When you tell your friend he can only have a spoonful of ice cream and he pulls out a comically massive spoon Oh, you can't do this to me.

In late May and June 2020, the Vine maintained notable popularity in meme communities online, primarily on Twitter, iFunny, /r/okbuddyretard and Instagram.

Various Examples

Me taking my comedically large spoon to my friend's house to make a vine What if it all was nothing but a dream?
the cops after i pull up to the protest with a comically large spoon POLICE THEN IT'S SETTLED A COMICALLY LARGE SPOON STILL COÚNTS AS ONE SPOON FULL

Search Interest

[1] Vine – KingBach

[2] YouTube – Funny Vine – 'Just a spoon full'

[3] Reddit – Poop 🔥

[4] iFunny – PoopSpoon

[5] iFunny – ChromosomieHomie

[6] iFunny – The_Caped_Baldy

[7] Instagram – robloxmemepage

[8] Twitter – @TheChiefSosa

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Top Comments


Maybe I'm just some kind of boomer, but that vine was super fun to me when it first came out. I really hope that we don't begin viewing all our old trends and videos as cringy or stupid just a few years after they've had their spotlight.


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