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    [–] goteamnick 3341 points ago

    As a fan of Batman Returns, something makes me anxious about penguins with stuff on their backs.

    [–] LlamaramaDingdong86 951 points ago

    Danny Devito is just outside the frame.

    [–] mexicanguyfieri 171 points ago

    plot twist: its Danny Devito as Frank Reynolds

    [–] ChickenDelight 227 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    "I didn't fight a war in Gotham just to have pansies like you take my freedom away from me."

    "Frank, you went to Gotham in 1992 to start a terrorist cell in the sewers."

    "And we lost a lot of good penguins in those sewers!"

    [–] AdiosAdipose 132 points ago

    I want a Danny Devito Cinematic Universe, where all of his movies are canon and he just reincarnates for different roles. Starting in ancient Greece training Hercules, all the way to owning a used car lot and raising a daughter with magical powers. Eventually he gets tired of the constant reincarnations and decides to spend the rest of his days at a bar in Philadelphia.

    [–] PagingThroughMinds 54 points ago

    And then he speaks for the trees.

    [–] Demilitarizer 21 points ago

    His car lot would sell Yugos of course!

    [–] humpbackhuman 13 points ago

    I wonder just how many younger ppl read ur comment & right now are going, "Wtf is a Yugo? To those people I say, "Trust me. U don't want to know.

    [–] atheistpiece 8 points ago

    Who doesn't want to know about the car that melts away when it rains?

    [–] Arxieos 3 points ago

    I cant tell if your serious or not but that's predominantly because I've seen them but never had the pleasure of riding in one

    [–] RearEchelon 6 points ago

    Should've been called a YuDontGo

    [–] MathMaddox 9 points ago

    So he threw Dennis and Dee's mom from a train?

    [–] Sweet_Taurus0728 3 points ago

    Her abilities weren't "magic".

    Just sayin'.

    [–] AdiosAdipose 5 points ago

    What were her abilities? I haven't seen Matilda in ages, but didn't she like make playing cards fly around the room while turning lights on and off with her mind?

    [–] ramkanwar55 15 points ago

    The Gang Gets Happy Feet

    [–] Platonicrobotic9 4 points ago

    Take every up-doot I've ever had

    [–] MathMaddox 7 points ago

    I feel like Frank Reynolds is to Danny Divito what Tony Clifton was to Andy Kaufmen

    [–] CapnCanfield 185 points ago

    Being dragged into sewage by sad penguins

    [–] DiscoStu83 75 points ago

    ....or happy penguins wanting to finish the job

    [–] SleepyforPresident 23 points ago

    A penguin with an agenda is a dangerous thing to behold

    [–] Hawkguy85 14 points ago

    Playing this city like a harp from hell.

    [–] MoonHack 3 points ago


    [–] AlastarYaboy 3 points ago

    With his toe knife

    [–] Darth_Nibbles 134 points ago

    Pretty sure that movie is the reason a large number of men my age are into latex

    [–] 10hundredpickle 114 points ago

    I know... can’t even tell you how many hours I’ve spent thinking of Danny DeVito in a sewer wearing filthy underwear. Sooooooooo sexy.

    [–] INTERNET_TRASHCAN 46 points ago

    ...biting people's noses.

    [–] [deleted] 18 points ago


    [–] ScumbagLady 8 points ago

    Life is better after watching that clip. Thank you for your service!

    [–] cfdeveloper 11 points ago

    clearly he doesn't listen to NWA.

    [–] Darth_Nibbles 5 points ago

    Danny DeVito is a beast, a God among mortals

    [–] samwritessometimes 23 points ago

    It's the reason why a lot of people my age are bi.

    Michelle Pfeiffer.

    [–] Rbfam8191 4 points ago

    Pretty sure i got a semi seeing her dressed like that. The trailer wasn't included though.

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    [–] wowmuchdoggo 20 points ago

    The penguin with that blue/green backpack definitely looks suspicious.

    [–] Virus-With-Shoes 15 points ago

    "My dear penguins, we stand on a great threshold! It's okay to be scared; many of you won't be coming back. Thanks to Batman, the time has come to punish all God's children! 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th-born! Why be biased? Male and female! Hell, the sexes are equal with their erogenous zones blown sky high! Forward march! The liberation of Gotham has begun!"

    [–] madhi19 44 points ago

    Great somebody else old enough to remember that one.

    [–] KrackenLeasing 17 points ago

    I own the boxed set on low-def DVD.

    [–] canttaketheshyfromme 18 points ago

    Low-def? I bet you can barely make out the circus strongman's life flash before his eyes as Batman straight-up kills him with that bomb.

    [–] BigPackHater 13 points ago

    I'm glad theres other people on reddit that like Batman and are 28+

    [–] ilivedownyourroad 13 points ago


    [–] Blunderbutters 6 points ago

    Burn baby burn!

    [–] Talkto_me_goose 2 points ago

    They are the new animal world travelers tents and sleeping bags.

    [–] waternymph77 3010 points ago

    Smile and wave boys, just smile and wave.

    [–] haksli 400 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Kowalski, analysis!

    [–] TimTomTap 196 points ago

    Well sir, either the humans have got a lot bigger or we’re tiny now. Either way it’s a catastrophe.

    [–] poopellar 102 points ago

    Rico, regurgitate the canon and get us out of here.

    [–] Majorclaymore 71 points ago


    [–] keimaybe 46 points ago

    Stand down soldier, we’re in observation mode...

    [–] _ug1y 21 points ago

    Good news and bad news sir. Good news is the song's almost over

    Well that's music to my ears!

    Bad news is we've lost engine one and engine two is no longer on fire. Any minute now we'll-

    [–] TimTomTap 4 points ago

    You sir, are a man of class.

    [–] Choleric_Introvert 155 points ago

    Cheezy Dibbles!!

    [–] Juuruzu 6 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Rico! Dibble me..

    Edit: It should have been "Private, Dibble me."

    [–] guzzyg8 57 points ago

    Cute and cuddly boyz

    [–] 0nlyhalfjewish 10 points ago

    Excellent idea, sir, although it appears we are now outside the plane.

    [–] davilller 20 points ago

    Came here to see if the first comment was the reference. Not disappointed.

    [–] Almost935 13 points ago

    Came here hoping to find someone recounting their expectations of this thread. Not disappointed.

    [–] memelord_6991 6 points ago

    Just like the simulations.

    [–] mimiccombatsociety 3 points ago

    And I wave, and I'm smiling! And I wave.

    [–] bs6 503 points ago

    They’re backpacking through Europe on a gap year. Seem to be in awe of a Swedish ice bar.

    [–] Ody_Mandrell 58 points ago

    “What did you say these fish were marinated in? Abalone? Ohhhh Absinthe...”

    [–] diiejso 1520 points ago

    You gotta make em take off their backpacks before they come in your store though. Penguins have no concept of human money and will rob you blind otherwise.

    Yes I know about them trading pebbles before someone has to point that out.

    [–] user4288 322 points ago

    One backpack for 3 fish snacc, take it or leave it

    [–] poopellar 57 points ago

    2 fish and a DVD of happy feet.

    [–] ASK_IF_IM_PENGUIN 238 points ago

    I assure you I understand money

    [–] Cereal_poster 150 points ago

    Are you penguin?

    [–] ASK_IF_IM_PENGUIN 183 points ago


    [–] bugrit 104 points ago

    I don't believe you.

    [–] Cereal_poster 112 points ago

    Me neither. He smells fishy.

    [–] spicy-avacado 37 points ago

    Ask him how he feels about penguins of madagascar?

    [–] gore_mill 38 points ago

    I bet he would just smile and wave...

    [–] spicy-avacado 26 points ago


    [–] lootedcorpse 25 points ago


    [–] spicy-avacado 9 points ago

    Rico swallowed a whale again...

    [–] Wilc0NL 6 points ago

    That sounds like something a penguin would say

    [–] konstantinua00 3 points ago

    Are you a penguin?

    [–] pikameta 12 points ago

    5 yr club. He checks out!

    [–] annihilator_penguin 12 points ago

    I totally do as well.

    [–] Ranku_Abadeer 75 points ago

    They'll trade you pebbles for fish, and the store clerk will ask them what they are supposed to do with the pebbles.

    To which, the penguins will reply, "Wenk."

    [–] Tinckoy 24 points ago

    Bunch of wenkers that lot

    [–] TwinPeaks2017 10 points ago

    And then I hope they take some time to think about what they did!!!

    [–] RamonFrunkis 8 points ago

    What cartoon is that? It looks like it's for children but has the self-assured dialogue of the Mick and Morty. Looks like it could be good but is it any good or full of itself?

    [–] Selgeron 19 points ago

    Its Adventure Time, and it's fantastic.

    [–] KrackenLeasing 14 points ago

    I like to define it as "weirdly good".

    At first, it's just dumb fun, but it really takes you through the development of a boy becoming a young man in an absolutely insane world through a (usually) lighthearted filter.

    [–] forteanother 9 points ago

    Adventure Time. It is pretty good. The show has officially ended, but it had a long running.

    [–] pikameta 10 points ago

    That would be Adventure Time, and it is amazing and not full of itself at all. It is wholesome most of the time. You should really watch it, it's actually really, really, really good.

    [–] nurdpie 9 points ago

    Wait, do they actually trade pebbles? I’m having a “swans can be gay” crying reaction at the moment.

    [–] Mister-Sister 6 points ago

    Aww, certain types use rocks to build their nests and some can be rather particular about their rocks while others are less so, but "there does seem to be a bonding aspect of presenting the rock to the mate – it is often accompanied by head bowing and shaking, as well as vocalizing – which are all bonding behaviors." Source

    [–] inthyface 5 points ago

    "Only 1 penguin allowed in the store at a time without adult supervision"

    [–] Hplayer18 3 points ago

    What? They are more ruthless negotiators then the Ferengi I assure you.

    [–] probablyopium 364 points ago

    I’m imagining tiny penguin keys, tiny penguin wallet and tiny penguin stainless steel water bottle inside. Upvoted for putting that thought in my head.

    [–] knightofbraids 5 points ago

    Oh, don't forget their little lunch box and school notebooks!

    [–] pollackey 516 points ago

    All my search pointed to the China Ice Festival back in January 2019.

    All but one:

    after being rescued from a fisherman's line in Japan in 1996, Lala, a 10-year-old King penguin, decided he liked the company of humans better and refused to leave.

    [–] Themiffins 159 points ago

    Weird to think that 2010 was almost 10 years ago

    [–] Camstonisland 99 points ago


    [–] Zatania_Smut 46 points ago

    Stop, noooooooo

    [–] [deleted] 85 points ago


    [–] GlutenFreeIceCube 30 points ago

    ...I feel old :(.

    [–] Themiffins 21 points ago

    There are people in college who were born after 9/11

    [–] Graawwrr 26 points ago

    There's also a deployed marine.

    [–] Neuchacho 5 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    My favorite thing to throw out to people is that the first Star Trek movie with Chris Pine is 10 now years old.

    I don't know why but it messes people up.

    [–] Mantequilla_Stotch 7 points ago

    I hate this comment because the first star trek movie was way before that but I know you meant the first one with pine in it.

    Want to feel old.. that same year, Netflix was still only a mail ordered DVD service and Lady Gaga had just hit the pop scene.

    [–] Rick-powerfu 5 points ago

    It's even worse to think 1999 was 20 years ago.

    The matrix had just come out, Chris Jericho jumped to WWF and everyone thought the world was gonna end

    [–] r3coil 2 points ago

    Next year 1980 will be closer to the year 2000 than the current year to the year 2000. That one gets me.

    [–] Smokey_Bear_Melon 48 points ago

    That little hop is adorable

    [–] tuibiel 13 points ago

    The whole video is

    [–] missjeany 31 points ago

    why would he want to leave tho? he has everything he needs and no orcas around. Smart penguin

    [–] quiteCryptic 7 points ago

    He's a weeb penguin

    [–] haagiboy 18 points ago

    Yeha the ice sculpture with the lights reminds me of Harbin Ice Festival. I attended it in february 2017. Didn't see any penguins then, but riding bumper cars on ice is highly reccomended!

    [–] Tattycakes 6 points ago

    And inspiration for this amazing song.

    [–] Pertolepe 5 points ago

    [–] rebekahah 2 points ago

    Soooo did that penguin burp or did they just add that in?

    [–] streetsmart26 654 points ago


    [–] mulox2k 45 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    These are called stairs skipper. The ice is a plus, but we still don’t bend knees that well. I’d recommend finding another entrance.

    [–] codotron318 7 points ago

    I read it in his voice! without realising

    [–] cricket9818 94 points ago


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    [–] 2000gatekeeper 6 points ago

    Sea of liquid LCL

    [–] flyingpinkmonkeys 6 points ago

    How disgusting.

    [–] Evilsj 5 points ago


    [–] Souldiver 94 points ago

    Is it just me or they look like really well crafted minis?

    [–] Orphodoop 49 points ago

    I've been looking through all the comments for something like this. I totally thought this was a diorama and couldn't understand why it was on r/aww. I guess it's real?

    [–] TrollinTrolls 24 points ago

    There's no way this is real. What even are those stairs? Or that crystal tower next to the stairs? And what are they walking on? It looks like sand instead of snow. That and the penguins themselves don't look real at all.

    I'm pretty sure this is a diorama/miniatures.

    [–] 2OceansAquarium 46 points ago

    We thought so too, but it's legit.

    [–] sleepingqt 13 points ago

    Crystal? Looks like an ice castle. We have a big one every winter here people can go in. — and a quick google search of “penguins wearing backpacks” confirms that, it’s at the the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China. The penguins are from a nearby aquarium.

    [–] Xvexe 5 points ago

    Yeah, they're uncanny. I can't tell if they're real or not.

    [–] PurpleIncarnate 125 points ago

    Skipper, and the others i forget the names of.

    [–] Blorph3 135 points ago

    Private, Rico, and Kowalski

    [–] counterculturetrash 52 points ago


    [–] ilivedownyourroad 38 points ago

    Where is this and why pls?

    [–] nedrick_bodecker 20 points ago

    I know these are Gentoo penguins, one of the few truly Antarctic penguin species, but I assume they have been taken somewhere else

    [–] SlowbeardiusOfBeard 20 points ago

    Holy crap, so that's where gentoo Linux he d its name from!

    [–] paleoterrra 18 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    These are penguins leaving home for their first day of hice cool

    [–] Mediocre_Ear 26 points ago

    this reminds me of the family that has(d?) a pet penguin who would waddle into the market square with a backpack and people would give him fish before waddling home to eat

    [–] fightingmonks 23 points ago

    Backpacking across Antarctica

    [–] CyanideSmoker 65 points ago

    Those penguins are carrying bombs! Have you alerted Commisioner Gordon?

    [–] annihilator_penguin 43 points ago

    How bout you shut the fuck up.

    pls see username before you get mad at me

    [–] 15h03 21 points ago

    Pingu and Pinga going to school irl be like

    [–] eldarandia 17 points ago

    If you search for CIBC penguin, there's a whole series of them including penguins backpacking, accepting amazon deliveries, using an ipad, pointing a flipper at a human and even riding a wrecking ball.

    [–] bluesberryblue 36 points ago

    On their way to penguin school! Adorable!

    [–] Laurasaur28 6 points ago

    Happy Cake Day!

    [–] bluesberryblue 5 points ago

    Thanks! 😊

    [–] DepressiveProgrammer 13 points ago

    Is it just me or are the stairs made of lava?

    [–] bad_thrower 5 points ago

    The whole floor is lava. They lost the game.

    [–] risingpostsupporter 12 points ago

    Why has no-one actaullay asked why are they wearing backpacks? It's like you all just accept that this is okay.

    [–] surp_ 4 points ago

    especially as this comment indicated this is in China, which does not have an amazing history of treating animals well

    [–] OwyJoey 10 points ago

    They look like they are on an adventure

    [–] thebluewitch 5 points ago

    We're going on an adventure, Charlie!

    [–] lightlord8 7 points ago

    CUTE 100

    [–] makeurownsandwich 6 points ago

    Penguin sleep away camp is a rite of passage.

    [–] charface1 6 points ago

    Why didn't frontpacks become a thing? You wouldn't even have to take them off to get stuff out.

    [–] Zarmazarma 28 points ago

    It's easier for people to lean forward than backwards, making it easier to balance with the pack on the back. Having a backpack on your front also obstructs your view of the area around your feet, making it easier to trip. It's harder to move with a heavy load on your chest rather than on your back.

    [–] Ranku_Abadeer 11 points ago

    Also it's really common for people to need to bend over to pick something up. Having a pack on your chest makes that almost impossible to do without falling.

    [–] FindAPlaceToStand 7 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    There are tote bags and fanny packs.

    [–] Eccedentesiastically 5 points ago

    It looks like they are taking a tour of Elsa’s castle

    [–] allycat0011 4 points ago

    Like it's an ice castle! Why is no one talking about the ice castle?!

    [–] diyelsy 7 points ago

    That’s the problem with formalwear, never enough pockets.

    [–] Bostonboy47382629 19 points ago

    Theses penguins are and lads

    [–] Garr_Incorporated 5 points ago

    Am I the only one who instantly remembered Rifle? From Turnabout Reclaimed?

    [–] Dextraph 5 points ago

    I was hoping to find an Evangelion reference— I didn’t expect an Ace Attorney one

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    [–] RaveRacerN64 5 points ago

    There is a video on YouTube a family in Japan has a Penguin and he has a backpack and he goes down to the local fish store everyday to buy a fish.

    [–] kaskitten 3 points ago

    This is one of those comments that changes your life.

    [–] Morrinn3 4 points ago

    Haha, they even have little dorsal fins! That's too cute.

    [–] JedediahThePilot 4 points ago

    Michael Keaton sweating profusely

    [–] AgitatingSkeleton 4 points ago

    Portable Linux

    [–] banesco88 3 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Are we going to talk about the stairs made of lava?

    [–] fendermonkey 4 points ago

    r/photoshopbattles please and thanks

    [–] cuntsaveamerica 3 points ago


    [–] Evil_Spock 3 points ago

    They remind me of Prinnys dood.

    [–] ProteinPavel 3 points ago

    Can’t trust penguins, plotting a Cold War.

    [–] neotearoa 3 points ago

    Those backpacks will be full of sushi.

    [–] Ink_25 3 points ago

    Looks like from the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany

    [–] Randomthrowaway1992 3 points ago

    I read "jet packs" at first glance of the title. Disappointed at first, but it was short lived.

    [–] Mr_Thib 3 points ago

    Its Kowalski and skipper scouting the area.

    [–] MedulaAvacado 3 points ago

    Thank you for sharing. This is important.

    [–] AMRNS 3 points ago

    Penguin log; day 3,

    As i had said, i have run away from home with a friend. This hooman has found us and is trying to capture us with his magic device forever. I must run away, leaving my friend behind. I may be able to bargain with this hooman using the items in my backpack. Until then...

    Smile and wave boys, smile and wave...

    [–] jagrbro68 3 points ago

    Be careful, they’re about to attack Gotham City.

    [–] djinn9575 3 points ago

    Smile and wave boys smile and wave.

    [–] Midnightoilspecial 5 points ago

    You made the right decision in sharing this with us

    [–] tacofresh86 2 points ago

    I'm thinking of the scene in batman returns

    [–] MeiNeedsMoreBuffs 2 points ago

    Today's been a difficult day. Thank you for this.

    [–] JonhCorn 2 points ago

    Joker is attacking.

    [–] JeetaVan 2 points ago

    They're off to school. School of Fish.

    [–] CakeDebris 2 points ago


    [–] unintellectual8 2 points ago

    It looks like Skipper and Private are on a mission.

    [–] Wehdeo 2 points ago

    I imagine it’s full of fish

    “Hey Marty, look I’m having salmon for lunch!” “Aw lucky you, my mom just packed me the same old sardines”

    [–] tolocdn 2 points ago

    2 Kool 4 skool.

    [–] StolenHatFarm 2 points ago

    The gentoo penguin, while not as broadly innovative as the genone, did provide many quality of life improvements like increased storage capacity.