Toothless Presents Himself refers to a memorable scene from 2019 animated film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World in which black dragon Toothless follows cues from his dragon-rider Hiccup to introduce himself to a white female dragon. Online, a three-panel image based on the scene has been used as an exploitable for object-labeling memes.
On February 3rd, 2019, DreamWorks Animation animated fim How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World premiered. In one scene of the fim, dragon Toothless meets a white female dragon (Light Fury). During the scene, Toothless follows cues from his dragon-rider Hiccup in order to present himself to Light Fury.
On June 5th, 2019, Redditor lil_zagawy posted a three-panel meme based on the scene to subreddit where it gained over 74,000 upvotes in two days (shown below, left). On the same day, lil_zagawy posted a template for the meme (shown below, right).
In the following days, multiple posts utilzing the format were posted to /r/dankmemes and other subreddits. For example, posts made by Redditor bigbo22 on June 5th in dankmemes and memes subreddits, gained over 20,800 and 23,200 upvotes in two days, respectively (shown below, left). A post made by Redditor Yacobbbb on June 6th received over 51,300 upvotes in two days (shown below, right).