You were probably just a speck of space dust when Forrest Gump was released. This iconic movie starring Tom Hanks was about a slow-witted young man who inspires many different people with his optimism. He also unwittingly influences many historical events even!
In these humorous “just like that” memes, Forrest is used to highlight a sudden realization of something that was potentially extremely obvious in hindsight.
While the realizations themselves are kind of dumb, Forrest makes them look actually endearing! Take a look further down if you want to see what we’re talking about.
Everyone Forgot About The Area 51 Raid
Christmas Was Over
Everyone On Facebook Looked Old
And Just Like That A Gorilla Shut Everyone Up
Kanye Started To Make Sense
People Were Mad At Shoes
The Safest Place To Be Is On A US Warship
Signs Of Christmas Everywhere
It Was Spring Again
No One Ever Asked A Stay-At-Home Mom What She Does All Day
It Was Summer Again
My Summer Vacation Was Over
My Vacation Was Over
People Started Washing Their Hands
The Weekends Gone
If you enjoyed these memes, take a look at Tom Hanks at the Golden Globes.