‘You’re Not Peter Parker’ Scene From Latest ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Becomes Instant Meme


On November 16th, 2021, the second trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home premiered on the Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube page and across social media. Around the 0:55-second mark, Spider-Man villain Doc Ock, played by Alfred Molina, pins Peter Parker to a wall, revealing his face. Doc Ock is from the universe of the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films, where Spider-Man is portrayed by Tobey Maguire. Ock does not recognize the face in front of him as Parker and says, “You’re not Peter Parker” (shown below). The trailer gained over 37 million views in two days.

The scene inspired numerous edits over the following days. For example, on November 17th, YouTuber Free Boredom posted one of the earliest edits replacing Holland’s Parker with JK Simmons from Sam Raimi’s films series talking about Spider-Man, gaining over 1.5 million views in two days (shown below).