Hitler Reacts to the Hitler Parody Videos Being Removed
I saw one or two of the Hitler “Downfall” parodies a long while ago, had a few chuckles, and sort of forgot about them.
The scene centers around the specific moment when Hitler realizes that the war is truly lost, and his progression from disbelief, rage and, ultimately, defeat. The audio is in German, but the remixes have taken liberties with the subtitles: and just like that, an Internet meme was born.
There have been a ton it seems, and very recently YouTube has begun taking down a lot of these parody videos.
Below is a video that’s incredibly self-referential, and pretty damn funny. While I’m no lawyer and don’t quite fully understand Fair Use, this kind of parody seems like exactly the sort of thing Fair Use should cover.
Here’s hoping this video stays up: