Hurt Me Daddy is a meme that originated on the Easy Allies Podcast #125 from August 15, 2018. While discussing the Doom Eternal reveal, Brandon mistakenly said "Hurt Me Daddy" which he thought was the name of one of the harder difficulty levels in Doom. Chat immediately latched onto it and it's been a meme ever since.
"Hurt Me Daddy" is a portmanteau of two difficulty levels from Wolfenstein 3D and Doom.
- The level 1 easiest difficulty level in Wolfenstein 3D is called "Can I play, Daddy?" in which all damage taken is divided by four and enemies have less health.
- The level 3 difficulty level in Doom is called "Hurt me plenty" in which there are default numbers of things/strength as well as normal amounts of ammo.
On October 21, 2020, Easy Allies debuted a brand new Twitch emote during the week-long Patron Party 2020 event in reference to the Hurt Me Daddy meme.