FANDOM


Farm-Fresh balanceYMMVTransmit blueRadarWikEd fancyquotesQuotes • (Emoticon happyFunnyHeartHeartwarmingSilk award star gold 3Awesome) • RefridgeratorFridgeGroupCharactersScript editFanfic RecsSkull0Nightmare FuelRsz 1rsz 2rsz 1shout-out iconShout OutMagnifierPlotGota iconoTear JerkerBug-silkHeadscratchersHelpTriviaWMGFilmRoll-smallRecapRainbowHo YayPhoto linkImage LinksNyan-Cat-OriginalMemesHaiku-wide-iconHaikuLaconic
  • Approval of God: In a 2010 interview with New York magazine, Downfall director Oliver Hirschbiegel found the parodies funny, and around the time of the interview saw 145 of them.
  • Executive Meddling: Downfall's distributor Constantin Films blocked the videos from YouTube at one point, though some of them are back up, as parody was ruled fair use. As stated above, the director actually enjoyed them.
  • Fan Community Nicknames: The people who make the parodies are known as Untergangers, which is derived from Der Untergang, the German title of Downfall
  • We ARE Struggling Together!: The parodymakers' community has become rather volatile and unstable since the 2010 DMCA takedowns. To prevent the infighting from spreading into this wiki, here's a link. As one anon in that page's comments section:

You know you're in deep end of the pool, when making a parody (something that should be fun) becomes so serious you'll end up fighting over it...

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.