What is the memeing of this?

This GIF is from Luc Besson's 1994 film Leon:The Professional. Here is the clip to the original scene:

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide order for residents to stay home for the foreseeable future to curb the spread of COVID-19.

So yeah, if you live in California, you got grounded.

Even if you're not in California

We don't really know how long we're supposed to stay inside...

Only essential businesses will stay open. So most of us will now be working from home.

You call this lockdown, we call this a "no pants revolution". That's right. It's finally socially acceptable to go to work in your underwear.

So what's staying open? Here's a handy list:


Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, takeout and delivery restaurants

What is the memeing of this?

This GIF is originally from a scene from Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction where Vincent Vega (John Travolta) is looking around a room while being spoken to over an intercom by the character Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman). Here is the original clip:

Here is a compilation of different versions of the meme made by YouTube user MemondoTV:

Banks (young moolah babeh)

Gas Stations

What is the memeing of this?

"What in Tarnation?" is a rhetorical question meaning "what in damnation?", which is often associated with Americans living in the Southern United States expressing incredulous bewilderment.

The meme picked up steam when people created situations rhyming with the word "tarnation", like the meme on the left. The ten gallon hat is also superimposed on the subject of the meme.

Check out some more examples here


So what's closed?

Bars and Clubs: No more parties in LA

Entertainment Venues

Gyms and Fitness Centers are closed


Public gatherings aren't allowed anymore

These are strange times but we get to stay home so that's a bonus. Let's not screw this up.

If you want to know more about this story, here's a link to the full article: Californians ordered to stay at home: Here are the new rules