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Dad is back but he seems...different. Theorists, I think something is wrong. Something sinister. Today we are diving back into the world of Dad - a web series that is more like an experience. What does the future hold for Dad? Let's find out!

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Writers: Matthew Patrick and Justin Kuiper
Editors: Dan "Cybert" Seibert, Thomas Torbergsen, and Forrest Lee
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazySound Editor: Yosi Berman

  • Dad

    Matthew Pathew, it seems you may have stopped eating your FOOD. Well, maybe it’s time you consume some ELEMENT…

    • whyisnameing dumb
      whyisnameing dumb

      Where can I find some ELEMENT @dad

    • 𝔸𝕝𝕞𝕠𝕟𝕕 𝕄𝕚𝕝𝕜 ✩ッ
      𝔸𝕝𝕞𝕠𝕟𝕕 𝕄𝕚𝕝𝕜 ✩ッ


    • Synththerandomprotogen

      I won’t stop eating my FOOD

    • TheVibeCorner

      I finally decided to subscribe to you, cause why not

    • Joseph reallol
      Joseph reallol

      Again sus

  • Tom Nook
    Tom Nook

    Nathan Barnatt was in the popular show Community, starring in 1 episode. In that episode, the dean wants to make an updated advertisement as the old one is a bit outdated. Nathan Barnatt is in the old advertisement as a basketball player.

  • Jeffrey Vaughn
    Jeffrey Vaughn

    Map pack this isn't the real you old friend try drinking diet Pepsi or diet cola diet Coke remember that drink diet coke

  • Unknown glitch
    Unknown glitch

    I just realized the hashtags line up, dad feels weird, am I the only one?

  • Luchos Arts and crafts
    Luchos Arts and crafts

    Please talk about Neon Genesis Evangelion.

  • ThiagoSuperExtreme

    My dad is actually asleep rn

  • 𝕊𝕙𝕤𝕝_𝕡𝕠𝕘𝕔𝕙𝕒𝕞𝕡


  • MixiDaChipYT

    Nah I’m good matpat, I might as (&/3(&&( obey the server.

  • sky and sea gaming and moment
    sky and sea gaming and moment

    2:54 this that springtrap

  • Ryleigh Swann
    Ryleigh Swann

    9:57 ah yes the typical eyebags of a SVsoftr ( ;∀;)

  • Ryleigh Swann
    Ryleigh Swann

    The neon Genesis evangelion reference has me shook 😂😂

  • Silent godzilla
    Silent godzilla

    Oh hello there

  • BarginBinBrody


  • Drew Thompson
    Drew Thompson

    Evangelion reference

  • The veloper
    The veloper

    this should be a FOOD-theory video

  • Kalebs Alive
    Kalebs Alive


  • Sarah B
    Sarah B

    cheryl helps mathphew next

  • Sarah B
    Sarah B

    Yeah NaThan youre right

  • Nebula peep
    Nebula peep

    dad said 11550 in the comments which means Use or Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. pretty cool eh?

  • Synththerandomprotogen

    The next Dad is Dad 420

  • engine

    one thing i would like to point out is that some dad photos seem to be in reference to the movie "A Clockwork Orange" where a man commits crimes that seem to be similar to the new dad bot emotions, after getting caught however the man is put in prison and has tests conducted onto him. I still haven't watched the whole movie but I believe its note worthy.

  • Diana Anaid
    Diana Anaid


  • Sue Altenburg
    Sue Altenburg

    Omg it is Michael Stevens from vsauce

  • Sue Altenburg
    Sue Altenburg

    What i think dad hypnotiz mat pat

  • TheBeaner

    He 69 nice

  • BizonulSamurai YT
    BizonulSamurai YT

    I don't know what is real anymore.

  • Abombpatron425

    Haha. I don’t know what “Food” is but I certainly don’t remember eating it! I’ve never eaten it... right? Right? esir lliw sdad ehT

  • Wow My name
    Wow My name

    Fun Fact: Keith went on Americas Got Talet to dance and went throught to the next round!

  • McKenna Rodriguez
    McKenna Rodriguez

    Was I the only one laughing at “dadbot 69 is turned on” just me? Just my dirty mind? Okay

  • Jefferson Modelo
    Jefferson Modelo

    hmm 15051?....

  • [ Totally A Name ]
    [ Totally A Name ]

    `` One Fifty Five 1 `` Srange dont you think?Also what is `` ELEMENT... ``

  • Woolf

    The guy sounds like Ryan Reynolds lol

  • Tenko Shimura
    Tenko Shimura

    Scarlet could also be a reference to the Scarlet queen ai from resident evil

  • What ?
    What ?

    Noticed the other cube is evengelion

  • what the deimos doin
    what the deimos doin



    WTF, MatPat, Cloak is from Markiplier AND JackSepticEye.

  • SpAce98

    3:52 Wow, I can't believe they got How2Basic on the series


    How did matpat write like that in the title of the video?

  • Frisky DaFox
    Frisky DaFox

    1, Fifty, Five, One? Why does he keep typing numbers? Might it be a code? 🤔

  • lucas lopez
    lucas lopez

    for the donkey theory if he is a human why didnt he become one in shreck 2?

  • Flaming bull
    Flaming bull

    Kinda remind me of the crane from tmnt

  • The Tuc Show
    The Tuc Show

    mat pat, you scared me in this video, especially since this might be real. (sorry if this is offensive)

  • Yutong Chen
    Yutong Chen

    MatPat: "Talks abour scarlet" Me:

  • Kasaen

    Day 1 of asking for a 21 Pilots Film Theory episode

  • Alice Ericksen
    Alice Ericksen

    This would make a really good movie 😄 it’s such a good story idea


    MatPat you should absolutely look into where_is_the_sky on tiktok. I know you don't tend to dabble in short videos like that too often; however, it is a real interesting product with lots or lore. Which is definitely your specialty. ;) Anyhow if you see this would make an excellent Film Theory Episode?!

  • no

    Dad said 155 in the comments Just thought i would say that

  • KendallChaos

    Side note and possibly completely coincidental and unrelated but Kyle Hill’s advanced lab complete with advanced AI is also called “the facility”

  • AnimeOtakuDrew

    Hey, MatPat! You need to do a video over on Food Theory about FOOD! What is FOOD? What ingredients could be included into it that allowed it to suppress Andan's memories and make him susceptible to Cheryl's control? How were its effects ended by eating normal food (or could it specifically be pancakes that counteracted it)? I'd really like to see you do a deep dive into FOOD and reveal all of its secrets.



  • The Mighty Goose
    The Mighty Goose

    Next thing we know is Wife/Cheryl's favorite color is purple

  • JustJulion


  • Ale.2P

    Cheryl's daughter was called Lucia, Scarlett Johansson starred in Lucy. Scarlett is Lucia.

  • Dancing

    In the beginning he sounds like bill from a show

  • Rei Miller
    Rei Miller

    never would I have imagined that matpat would mention neon genesis evangelion in his video...

  • pitspringbonniethegamer

    what I think that he is trying to take over youtube

  • Isaac Syverson
    Isaac Syverson

    nice intro

  • Yuuki Makoto
    Yuuki Makoto

    Matpat Cloak is jacksepticeye's and markiplier's merch company, and Sean did upload anything since three weeks So I think Sean is the one dying not mark

  • Adrianna Sanchez
    Adrianna Sanchez

    At 11:56 (might wanna go back a little bit more to stop) there is a flashing light and it has a message. The message is as follows: “To anyone who can see this I need your help, but tell no one. Matpat continues to try to pay us in cans of food and floods us with assignments to “obey the server.” Please if you see this I need you to ERROR 53415645544845454449544f5253: Render failed” Idk what that error code means, but if anyone has any information please let me know in the comments! I just wanted to share what I saw! :)

  • You'll See Me Never
    You'll See Me Never

    Obey the sever? Obey the server!!

  • Hi


  • ciphers

    I know it's been a month but give me part 3

  • Stewie Griffin
    Stewie Griffin

    Thanks matpatt for proving you dont care about your fans ppl unsubscribe he promotes stuff that screw u over dont listen to him go somewhere else

  • Anton Kishkowsky
    Anton Kishkowsky

    Has anyone ever suggested Mr. Freeman for an episode? I think Matt would be interested

  • Xavier 8
    Xavier 8

    cant wait for dadbot 69420

  • Monky

    Hélłõ mátpåt ìs mê

  • Ethan Gurner
    Ethan Gurner

    Dabot 69 nice

  • NAET


  • Dylan’s Channel :]
    Dylan’s Channel :]

    *1551* What are u saying, dude

  • Rafael McGrath Fernando
    Rafael McGrath Fernando

    YOUR NEXT MATPAT at x2 speed has a secret medage

  • Madelyn Buzek
    Madelyn Buzek

    Lol my dad is awake it’s morning

  • Accio Lovegood
    Accio Lovegood

    Coralline ?? 😟

  • ambige

    d a d

  • Kita Tesoro
    Kita Tesoro

    8:16 Logan Paul makes a cameo when talking about a lack of brain power & emotions. The funny thing is Logan got accepted into university for Industrial Engineering but left because he saw vine as a bigger opportunity.

  • Shoto Todoroki
    Shoto Todoroki

    Don’t eat the FOOD do not obey the server

  • Captain Harlock
    Captain Harlock

    1:53 is it me or Mat look like Tom Cruise on this picture XD

  • fliming videos
    fliming videos

    this video is cool

  • Batavica

    1-5-50-1 Code from dad

  • Dwayne James SY
    Dwayne James SY

    we need a theory of game theory lol

  • Blanketcrab _
    Blanketcrab _


  • I ate your mum 756
    I ate your mum 756

    Cheryl is like a human mother Miranda 😩

  • 17

    So that code from Dad comment it might be a time stamp related to the Dad - Act 3 (Complete) video where at 15:50 it shows the Server

  • Zhanna X Ace
    Zhanna X Ace

    How many times is dad gonna count in the coments?

  • Mr Banana
    Mr Banana

    anyone else notice 11:56 Im pretty sure someone should try to decode it.



  • Lindsay Harman
    Lindsay Harman

    Bro this is where dad's go! They don't get milk they get replaced

  • Goran Nashreen
    Goran Nashreen

    That “monster” at 5:37 is the monster that appeared in one of the events of the game honkai impact

  • an ordinary guy
    an ordinary guy


  • Amaracea

    Matt, you should delve into McJuggerNuggets… Absolutely mindblowing how complex and intricate and deep it gets. Looks like just one dumb, kinda arrogant character on the surface, but the more you watch and the more you find the connected channels the more crazy it gets. Sometimes you forget you’re watching fictional videos… or are you

  • Paige Gravell
    Paige Gravell

    Dad said “1, 50, 5”. MAKE. A. THEORY. NOW

    • Paige Gravell
      Paige Gravell

      Lol he actually said 1 50 5 1

  • isik ay
    isik ay

    dad bot 69 n i c e

  • Antonio Ortiz
    Antonio Ortiz

    Do a bo burnham dissection theory about the message he was trying to convey.

  • Mr paws 54
    Mr paws 54

    Mat look out Dad is coming for you

  • Samonatika

    Is Dad on this video speling a code or a number? idk

  • Evan

    I love seeing the Evangelion appreciation

  • Verdant Verve
    Verdant Verve

    Dad's awake Anger beats loud Face reality

  • Arch Peko
    Arch Peko

    Dad bot 69, nice

  • Dylan Maxwell
    Dylan Maxwell

    0:14 Mathew eats food asmr?

  • DR ADEEL Qamar
    DR ADEEL Qamar

    Plz do a theory on slugterra I know it's sounds stupid but thd show is so good

  • Chief Glowstone
    Chief Glowstone

    Wait, is this still film theory or is this irl news?