For years, “Leeroy Jenkins” has been a war cry for the internet at its most universally understood screwball. Back in 2005, the World of Warcraft character Leeroy Jenkins, thanks to creator-player Ben Schulz, went cheerfully berzerk on a mission, barreling into mayhem screaming his own name in the midst of his team carefully planning their tactics. Now, more than a decade later, after the name has been shot into indefinite infamy, some genius used its audio for the “Battle of the Bastards” in Game of Thrones. Pop culture feeds pop culture, and it is wondrous.
Here’s the original in case you’ve forgotten its majesty.