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There's An Amazing Fan Theory That Proves Captain America And Austin Powers Are Basically The Same Person

All credit to Tumblr user mamalaz.

Posted on August 30, 2016, at 10:50 a.m. ET

Both characters are literally frozen in time.

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And are super patriotic about their country.

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Both have a difficult time catching up with modern developments.

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And have a evil bald enemy.

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They share a fondness for a dance sequence.

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And for love interests related to old flames.

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Speaking to BuzzFeed News, the creator of this theory, Tumblr user mamalaz said that she came up with it whilst having a "cheeky re-watch of Austin Powers."

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"I came to the mildly horrifying realisation that not only was Austin also a frozen man out of time but there were other (frankly ridiculous) comparisons throughout," she said. "The fact Captain America was serious in tone and Austin Powers was a pure comedy made it even more amusing."

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