“People kept asking me if they could use the picture or share the picture,” Mach said. “I said of course, I didn't think anything of it.”
By the next day, the picture was everywhere, and so were a ton of memes that people had created from it. Every meme compared Charley to a different movie and TV show character, and each one was funnier than the next.
“Most people are wowed, say that the photo is so cool and link the picture to a variety of scary shows, characters and movies,” Mach said. “People have been very creative in comparing Charley to a Demogorgon from ‘Stranger Things,’ a stingray, The Predator, the Venus flytrap in ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ Jaws, vampires, the spitting dinosaur from ‘Jurassic Park,’ a cobra … I can't keep track!”