The Queen of the United Kingdom appeared on TV with a rare televised speech on April 5th. She delivered a message of hope amid the current crisis, thanking the front-line medical workers. And while the historic address was enough to make headlines, something else glued the internet memesters to the screens.

It was the Queen’s dress. That bright shade of turquoise green… did someone say "green screen"? After Peter Chiykowski hailed it as “perfect Photoshop bait,” he put everyone on track with some initial royal dress memes. As you can imagine, the rest is history.

The longest-ruling British monarch was dressed in anything from a coronavirus-patterned shirt and a Joe Exotic-inspired top to sinister heavy metal attire. Let’s have a look at some of the funniest Queen dress remakes below. Long live the Meme!

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Bob Beltcher
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3 months ago

Ok, this one is funny

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Calypso poet
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3 months ago

The sleeves should be whitev😁

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Gabi
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3 months ago

THE BEST

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Bored Panda contacted Peter Chiykowski, the creator of viral Queen "green screen" meme and cartoonist, now based in Scotland, for an interview. A Canadian himself, Peter grew up with the Queen everywhere: in tabloids, on money, on TV.

The idea came as Peter was sitting on a couch, watching the Queen’s speech and thinking “how incredible it was that she was taking the time to address an anxious nation.” It’s only then that he noticed the dress: “that perfect swath of green fabric, so much like a green screen,” and he decided “to commemorate this moment in history in my own silly way.”

Peter said that he got as many reactions as the Queen has outfits in her wardrobe. “Most people are celebrating how fun and silly it is, but early on, one person said that I was being disrespectful.” But the internet had Peter’s back. “Then, someone else photoshopped their comment all over the Queen's dress.” That was the point when Peter knew it—“this was all out of my hands.”

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Bill
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3 months ago

She probably really owns this

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Daisy
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3 months ago

Maybe she is the Doctor...

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Luna Lovegood
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3 months ago

Queen-ception!!!

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But Peter is no rookie to meme culture. He’s been making comics, short stories, and Star Wars dad jokes for over 10 years now. “Ideas are meant to be shared, and memes are one of the best ways humans have ever found to share ideas with each other,” believes Peter.

Of course, memes are silly, but if they make us laugh—then who cares! “If your joke or a nice sentiment can find someone anxious and make them calm, or find someone lonely and remind them that they're not alone,” said Peter, “then a meme is doing more good for the world than a painting in a fancy gallery.” I can’t agree more!

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

She’s after all the jam tarts. Run.

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Calypso poet
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3 months ago

I just saw this episode! 😂

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

This is actually a good look for her.

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But nothing is a coincidence when it comes to the royal fashion. Some believe that the Queen’s choice of dress color is a sign of solidarity to medical professionals working tirelessly to save lives and curb the pandemic. Upon taking a closer look, you will see that the particular shade of green is commonly worn by medical staff.

It's been observed that the Queen is usually spotted wearing neon colors for her public appearances. But the real reason is purely practical. According to Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, the Queen’s bright outfits allow the public to catch sight of her through crowds. She explained in the documentary “The Queen at 90”: "Don't forget that when she turns up somewhere, the crowds are so deep, and someone wants to be able to say they saw a bit of the queen's hat as she went past.”

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maya P.K
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3 months ago

i cant

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Noez 🇸🇪
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3 months ago

This is so perfect, it's beyond perfect 🙏

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Bob Beltcher
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3 months ago

Eddie!

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Vanta Black
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3 months ago (edited)

The Coronavirus brooch is a nice touch.

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Bill
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3 months ago

Should be a Corgi

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Debbie Brink
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3 months ago

Corgis and Cornettos!

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

At least it’s not half naked pics of Prince Pip.

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SkipTheTutorial
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3 months ago

I'm sorry, but -- is it the immortali-tea? ...

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Jenny Lee
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3 months ago

I have that shirt! :D

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

Carol did it.

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Ninja Kitty
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3 months ago

my lil' bro has one of those

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Colin L
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3 months ago (edited)

After the Coronation

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Andres Tejeda
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3 months ago

She takes no prisoners.

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

Only if she does the dance.

Crystal E Bowman
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3 months ago

It's not unusual to have Carlton on your dress.

Full Name
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3 months ago

Thanks for that ear worm...

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Jackie Henderson
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3 months ago

I can hear him saying "heyyyy thats not very nice!" lol

Kat Rogers
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2 months ago

Will WILL SMITH BE OFFENDED THAT HIS PHOTO WASN'T USED??

Gene Washington
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3 months ago

Well, it's not unusual...

Mary Wright
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3 months ago

For her visits to Carton House

Elina Kuusisto
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3 months ago

I love how random this is 😂

Ceri Mcclellan
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2 months ago

🎵it's not unusual 🎵

Ceri Mcclellan
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2 months ago

Best one so far, no doubt!

Ashley Wright
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3 months ago

Yuck, Trevor Noah is gross. Simply gross.

Frank Lum
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3 months ago

Not Trevor Noah

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Clare Amidei
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3 months ago

Oh my gosh that show is the best

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

She looks like she raided Freddie Mercury’s wardrobe.

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Rabbit Carrot
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3 months ago

What are her turnips selling for? Will she trade with me?

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Kat Rogers
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2 months ago

WITH DIANA ROSS?!?!

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Andres Tejeda
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3 months ago

Because she Down with the Sickness.

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Colin L
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3 months ago

Nope, corgis are better than chihuahuas.

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Madge Maggiacomo
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3 months ago

This is my favourite!!

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Patrick McKemie
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3 months ago

I always picture the Queen as more of a cricket player

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Vanta Black
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3 months ago

Quick! Someone get Charles!

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Brandy Grote
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3 months ago

Yaaasss! "All Alone At the End of the World" is such a jam!

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Tania Soibelman
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3 months ago

Babu from Big Brother Brazil!

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Jette Wang Wahnon
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3 months ago

Nope..the queen is not allowed to endorse or comment on LIDLs low wages and unfair treatment of their employees.

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