‘Creepy Paddington’ meme will destroy your childhood memories

He's right behind you!


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jun 11, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 3:52 am CDT

The forthcoming live-action film version of Paddington Bear that nobody asked for features, as many have said, a bizarrely foreboding spin on the cuddly cub from deepest Peru:

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Even without hearing his voice (provided by Colin Firth), this creation is so unnerving as to have prompted a mashup Tumblr: Creepy Paddington. The once non-threatening critter now stalks the fringes of horror films like Silence of the Lambs, The Exorcist, and Cabin in the Woods. (He also turns up in the infamously harrowing rape scene from Irreversible.)

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Yeah, cool—not like I planned on sleeping tonight.

Image via creepypaddington/Tumblr

Photo via Fresh Movie Trailers/YouTube

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*First Published: Jun 11, 2014, 5:56 pm CDT