The Best-Ever Bae Caught Me Sleeping Photos

Long ago, in a land called the Internet, a lonely female claimed her bae caught her sleeping and posted the photo to social media. Unfortunately for her, the full length mirror behind her suggested that the girl's bae may have been a figment of her imagination. Though she later claimed the whole thing was a joke, the photo went viral and created a “bae caught me sleeping” trend that still sparks parodies today.

We’ve put together a collection of some of the best “baby caught me sleeping” or “bae caught me slippin'” photos on the web. So whether you’re looking for ideas to invent your own "bae caught me sleeping" meme or just want a good laugh over some of the things other folks have come up with, you're in the right place.

You’ll meet everyone from drowsy cats and self-absorbed babies to lonely ladies who swear that reflection in the mirror is a mistake. For their sake (and the sake of their cell phone batter life), let's hope they find a real bae soon.