Antiques Roadshow Gets Punked… Again!
Florida - We've covered this story in the past, but it would seem that our friend Keaton Patti is up to his old tricks again when it comes to spoofing the iconic Antiques Roadshow nameplate.
As we're sure everyone is aware, the Roadshow has been responsible for handing out informative and on-air appraisals about rare and unusual antique and collectible items for many decades now. The show's incredible popularity has spanned the globe with various clones of itself popping up in Canada, Sweden, Australia, and of course the USA. However, it wasn't until an Internet meme artist started having some fun with the classic "valuation still-shot" at the end of each segment that the show finally hit its full Internet potential back in 2016.
Fast-forward to 2019, and photoshop specialist and salient meme humorist, Keaton Patti, is at it again, as he takes legitimate freeze-frame photos from Roadshow appraisals (shown above), and turns them into fake one's for our viewing pleasure (shown below).
So, without further ado, here are a few of what we think might be some of the funniest fake appraisals memes of the Antiques Roadshow that we've ever seen...
Antiques Roadshow Memes:
There are of course many more of these types of memes online (not all "G" rated however), but we thought these eight particularly represented the ethos of the Roadshow quite well, while simultaneously giving a wee chuckle. However, if you've managed to come across a few more you think should also be included, or have one yourself, please let us know, and we'll be happy to take a look for our next go around...
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