15 of the Greatest ‘Yo Mama’ Jokes in the History of the World
Every culture has dumplings. “Dough stuffed with meat” is a foundational food item able to transcend boundaries and get people to come together. Just like yo mama — who is also so old that she ate the first one.
The point being, the Yo Mama joke is a timeless classic that existed thousands of years before Wilmer Valderrama tried to fully claim it in 2006.
We all came from a mother of some sort, and almost immediately, someone else decided to make fun of them. None of our hands are clean in this either. In addition to being victims, we’ve all been perpetrators of mama-related character assassination at some point. With that in mind, we present the most hysterical Yo Mama jokes for you to cover your mouth and go “Oooh!” at, while hoping your mama ain’t next...
The 3,500-Year-Old Yo Mama Joke
Found on a Babylonian tablet from around 1500 BCE comes what is being regarded as the first “Yo Mama” joke ever recorded: “...of your mother is by the one who has intercourse with her. What/who is it?”
Unfortunately, the who or what the mom in question was having sex with has been lost to time, but historians are pretty sure that whatever it was, it was as devastating as seeing your mama.
‘White Chicks’ Rich Girl Takedowns
What White Chicks may lack in a logical premise, it more than makes up for with solid Yo Mama jokes like, “Your mother’s so dumb, she went to Dr. Dre for a pap smear!” among other hilarious exchanges.
‘The Campaign’s Trash Talk
“You know what the difference between your mama and a washing machine is? When I dump a load in the machine, the machine doesn’t follow me around for three weeks.”
‘Silicon Valley’s Simple Comeback
“Where did you get those sunglasses; did they come with the car?”
“...These are from your mom.”
Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Adronicus’
Demetrius: Villain, what hast thou done?
Aaron: That which thou canst not undo.
Chiron: Thou hast undone our mother.
Aaron: Villain, I have done thy mother.
‘The Fresh Prince’ Could Slap Yo Mama
“Yo mama so dumb, she went to movies, and it said ‘Under 17 not admitted,’ so she went home and got 16 of her friends.”
Muscle Man’s Mom in ‘Regular Show’
Muscle Man uses a subversive version of the Yo Mama format that makes his own mother the butt of the joke. Oddly enough, it works, and he doesn’t seem bothered by it.
Mama Gets ‘30 Rocked’
“Yo mama is so stupid, she thinks an iMac is a new hamburger at McDonald’s.”
The Buddy Love Yo Mama Marathon in ‘The Nutty Professor’
“Yo mama’s so fat, she fell in the Grand Canyon and got stuck!”
Eddie Pepitone and Kaseem Bentley’s Kindness Yo Mama Roast
In a meta version of the Yo Mama roast, Pepitone and Bentley got aggressively complimentary about their mothers and each other to a hilariously and devastatingly loving degree.
Health Problems from ‘Key & Peele’
‘White Men Can’t Jump’ (But Neither Can Yo Mama)
“Yo mama so poor, I seen her kicking a can down the street, I said, ‘What are you doin’?’ And she said, ‘Movin.’”
George Wallace Likes Yo Mama
“I do really like yo mama. I just saw her at Home Depot. You know her teeth are so crooked that she got a job making keys, but that’s a whole different story.”
Cartman Doing Self-Own Yo Mama Jokes to Beat His Friends to the Punch
“My mama’s so poor she waves around a popsicle and calls it air conditioning.”
Lavell Crawford’s Mama’s Yo Mama Joke
“Yo mama so nasty she sucked your daddy’s dick and came here and kissed you goodnight!”