Everyone needs a little comic relief, especially those who follow the tumultuous world of politics.
It's no wonder so many memes about the president seem to go viral. Here are some of the funniest that spread around the internet during and after President Barack Obama's time in office.
Vice President Joe Biden is often depicted as getting scolded by Obama in memes.
This meme surfaced after President Donald Trump mysteriously tweeted: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe," which sparked confusion and many humorous comments on social media in May 2017.
The internet went crazy when Obama was spotted about two weeks after leaving office wearing a backwards baseball cap while on vacation.
Biden's favorite meme
Biden’s daughter, Ashley, recently revealed her father’s favorite bromance meme: This one.
This meme was created toward the end of the Obamas’ time in the White House.
The internet loves to depict Biden as the Obamas’ third child.
What's on the screen?
This photo was actually taken in 2012 while Obama was being briefed on the “Slow Jam the News” segment he would be performing during an appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”
Another Biden joke
Biden isn’t really in that costume. Right?
This meme refers to the uproar that resulted after the cast of Hamilton presented a message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence when he went to see the show in November.
A date with Sasha
The young boy in this 2011 photo is actually Nicky DeParle, son of then-Deputy Chief of Staff Nancy-Ann DeParle.
This picture has been used in many memes imagining the conversation that Biden and Obama might be having.
"Don't leave me with them"
This meme was one of many focusing on Biden and Obama after Trump won the election in November 2016.
This meme was created after Mr. Trump won the election.
In reality, the photo was taken in 2012 when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accidentally dropped her briefing papers and she, Obama and Biden tried to convince the White House photographer not to take a picture.
Obama and Biden visited Shake Shack together in 2014. The internet loved it.
Please just wave
This photo seems to have been taken to be made into a meme.
Biden probably didn’t want coffee. But who really knows.
Too funny, Michelle
This meme was created after Melania Trump was accused of plagiarizing lines from a speech by Michelle Obama.
The photo was actually taken while President Obama and the first lady recorded a holiday message in 2014.
This photo was taken in 2010 in a locker room at the University of Texas. The man being pranked by the president is White House Trip Director Marvin Nicholson.
He fell asleep!
This meme is more realistic than most. The little boy in the picture really did fall asleep during a 2013 Father’s Day ice cream social, according to White House photographer Pete Souza.
Leonardo DiCaprio visited the White House in 2016, and a variety of jokes were made about what he and the president might have discussed.
The “Thanks, Obama” joke has been used to insinuate that the president gets blamed for pretty much everything.
Plenty of other seats
This photo was actually taken before a campaign rally in New Hampshire in 2012.
Looks of affection
Memes often play on Obama and Biden’s “bromance.”
Memes like this have been surfacing as Mr. Obama’s time in the White House comes to an end.
Best friends forever
“This also gives the internet one last chance to talk about our bromance,” Obama said while surprising Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Jan. 12, 2017.
The internet did just that.
Play on words
This meme refers to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, one of many to find humor in the transition of power.
Having a bad day?
The photos here were taken during a Halloween celebration at the White House in 2015.
He's not your dad
This meme was created following a leak of documents by ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, which exposed the NSA’s secret surveillance program targeting phone calls and the internet.
Mr. Obama’s real-life response: “There is no spying on Americans,” he said in 2013.
Another meme referencing accusations of plagiarism against Melania Trump.
Mr. Obama and Mr. Trump
Plenty of memes were created after President-elect Donald Trump and Mr. Obama met after the election in November 2016.
Knows he's a meme
Hopefully, Obama laughs at some of the memes he stars in.