Mom vs. Dad: What Did You Inherit?

  • Published on Apr 5, 2018
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  • NibiBear
    NibiBear 10 hours ago

    Wow gee thanks mum for depression,


  • Titanic Big boat
    Titanic Big boat 15 hours ago

    Mommy y

  • Yu Jeff
    Yu Jeff Day ago

    Anyone know if voice is a genetic thing?? What determines how our voices will become?

  • BerryBicuits 2007
    BerryBicuits 2007 2 days ago

    Well hell 😐😑

  • AJ Anims
    AJ Anims 3 days ago +1

    I just came here because I’m ugly 😢😔 and I wanna learn about this so I can find the perfect woman so I can have cute kids 🥺

  • Ehmad Malek
    Ehmad Malek 5 days ago

    All my life I thought I was blessed because of thick locks of hair on my mother side, how the f*ck did I get my father's balding gene -_- ?

  • Redicent
    Redicent 8 days ago

    Great I’m also gonna get schizophrenia, ty mom

  • PotatO pohtatoh
    PotatO pohtatoh 8 days ago +1

    This is all I will remember from school:
    How to read
    How to write
    mItOcHoNdRiA iS tHe PoWeRhOuSe Of ThE cElL

  • BuLzy SufiYaN
    BuLzy SufiYaN 8 days ago

    Thanks for diabetes mom..!!

  • i mean
    i mean 9 days ago

    thanks for my big feet. dad.

  • Ranialael Legge
    Ranialael Legge 9 days ago +1

    Mom: Full Lips, Bad Nose
    Dad: Thin Lips, Perfect Nose
    Me: Thin Lips, Bad Nose, Unibrow.

  • Kinga Kurcaba
    Kinga Kurcaba 9 days ago

    I’m a girl and literally think like the same as my dad

  • Edgy Cliff
    Edgy Cliff 11 days ago

    From 1:13 you can hear children crying because of their father not coming back from the grocery store

  • Axel Hornung
    Axel Hornung 12 days ago

    Well i am a boy and my brain is more like my mom

  • Ashleigh Milosevich
    Ashleigh Milosevich 12 days ago

    See Mom! Those mood swings are all YOUR fault! (Ps I love my mom, it wasn't all her fault in reality. I was a good kid.)

  • Katie Holman
    Katie Holman 12 days ago

    i’m red-green colorblind

  • River Tantramoon
    River Tantramoon 13 days ago

    That picture of mitochondrial Eve is pretty cool.

  • blackgirlj
    blackgirlj 13 days ago

    2:08 I was not expecting that

  • Greekmythdude Gaming
    Greekmythdude Gaming 14 days ago

    Im a little worried but not everyone should do the best you and the rest for a long do

  • ooqSolcei
    ooqSolcei 14 days ago

    thanks for making me skinny dad

  • Ella The Unicorn
    Ella The Unicorn 18 days ago

    My mum has two very deep dimples and so does my second oldest brothers but her 3 others have nothing . And I have a sort of shallowy single dimple

  • Jenny Zhao
    Jenny Zhao 18 days ago

    Thanks!! My science HW makes a lot more sense now

  • 3x3
    3x3 19 days ago

    The Powerhouse of the cell

  • Logical Human
    Logical Human 20 days ago

    Me: why is my forehead so big?
    Mom: *puts hair back* what?
    Me: dang it mom

  • Fortnite Gameplay Videos

    Literally 90% of the comments *ThE pOwEr hOuSe Of ThE cELL*

  • Enrique Rodríguez Gámiz

    It is curious but I am a boy and I am more like my Mon than my dad while my sister is more like my dad than my mom

  • Proverbal Saying Hernandez

    2:08 is important

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  • the blue angel :3
    the blue angel :3 25 days ago

    *THE PoWEr HouSE oF ThE CeLl*

  • Caterina Manderson
    Caterina Manderson 26 days ago

    what’s a father

  • Angelica's gaming channel

    My mom is short my dad is tall im tall

  • Chetna Yadav
    Chetna Yadav 27 days ago

    I got depression and mood swings... 😒

  • Lana _
    Lana _ 27 days ago

    thanks for the big nostrils on a small face...DAD

  • Eli Ellington
    Eli Ellington Month ago

    Thanks for the receding hairline at 14 years old dad

  • broken soul
    broken soul Month ago

    we love a sis without a dad

  • ღCotton Editsღ
    ღCotton Editsღ Month ago


  • Beth Bartlett
    Beth Bartlett Month ago

    Using this ya might as well - skip the long story, blame "the Eve" -
    BUT - There's 1 more DNA fact:
    *"That RIB"* - *was Adams DNA* - so it trails all the way back to - DNA Manipulation - *using "a Male" start kit!*

  • Nick Woodruff
    Nick Woodruff Month ago

    Thanks for the balding gene..just saying

  • PoppyNinja
    PoppyNinja Month ago

    00:21 does that mean the other 93.6% are intersex or is 6.4% of the world colour blind?

  • Aixen 773
    Aixen 773 Month ago

    2:08 *0_o*

  • Nightmare
    Nightmare Month ago

    I'm sooooo screwed

  • Jademonas S2
    Jademonas S2 Month ago +5

    im basically a copy of my dad but girl version

  • Marco Flores
    Marco Flores Month ago

    Wait Sperm mitochondria enters the oocyte cytoplasm and then degrades, in your animation it doesn't even enter

  • Sevino
    Sevino Month ago

    So you're the reason I'm 12% color blind mom...

  • El Dae
    El Dae Month ago

    when ur mums a genetecist and ur friends are freakign out about why u know so much about dna and stuff

  • Lois Howard
    Lois Howard Month ago


  • megan davis
    megan davis Month ago

    0:13 that looks like my parents my mom has red hair and blue eyes my dad has curly black hair and green eyes


    My friend BTS Jeon Jungkook's Bae (that's just her nickname) Lee Jiyeon (her real name) has her dads eyes small and slim and light brown and has her mom's other stuff

  • Dia
    Dia Month ago

    thanks for my shortness, mom

  • Abbieq11
    Abbieq11 Month ago +1

    2:10 lol

  • Justin
    Justin Month ago

    A lot of traits come from my dad does this mean I was adopted? I need answers

  • Deck Chair on the Titanic

    What a pack of misogynist half-truths. This prick doesn't mention that the "Y" is just a tiny dot that is missing most of itself. "Mom's" X is the only reason males continue to exist. Males really are monsters & genetics tell us why. This little prick wants you to believe the old song & dance about "inheriting" "bad stuff" from "Mom" when it's males' own fault that they have a highly defective little apostrophe. However, the little prick cannot help himself. He's missing over 1400 genes because he's an effed up monstermale.

  • I am looking through your window

    Me: I hate my mother
    Me after the video: god damnit why am I a girl I hate my mother

  • Mohit Soni
    Mohit Soni Month ago

    My dad is bald ,uncle is not bald and my mother's father is not bald will I be ?

  • super woman
    super woman Month ago +1

    'THE POWER HOUSE OF THE CELL' the only thing i remember from hughschool

  • Drawing Dino
    Drawing Dino 2 months ago


  • Isabella He
    Isabella He 2 months ago

    Ummm... My personality is not like my mom OR my dad 🤔

  • Addy The Fairy
    Addy The Fairy 2 months ago

    2:09 said every science teacher ever

  • Doggo Luver
    Doggo Luver 2 months ago

    my cousin once removed is red green color blind.

  • Motanul
    Motanul 2 months ago

    *T H E P O W E R H O U S E O F T H E C E L L*

  • Reed Franz
    Reed Franz 2 months ago

    I did not no my dad or mom

  • Reed Franz
    Reed Franz 2 months ago

    Yo im adopted

  • Fät ñïggâ
    Fät ñïggâ 2 months ago

    I look more like my mom but act more like my dad did.

  • carolyn zhao
    carolyn zhao 2 months ago

    mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell

  • Carolyn Nigro
    Carolyn Nigro 2 months ago

    Great . My mom is nuts

  • Earthyy
    Earthyy 2 months ago

    *tHe PowEr HoUSE oF thE CelL* ~also kicks in protien coding cells~

  • Tony 410
    Tony 410 2 months ago

    I have 2 dads.

  • Deirdra Jensen
    Deirdra Jensen 2 months ago

    What if I’m adopted and look NOTHING like my current parents

  • grotesqueen
    grotesqueen 2 months ago

    im the female version of my dad and his favourite is my little sister who is my mum's twin :/.

  • TheDjCatLover
    TheDjCatLover 2 months ago

    Let’s prank some people today

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  • Gamer Soldier Kill The Furries

    Im Very Similar to My Grand father Aswell

  • Gamer Soldier Kill The Furries

    Im To Be Honest Is More Similar to my dad I even Wish To become a Zookeeper like my dad

  • a holy bibble
    a holy bibble 3 months ago +1


  • Iris's Subiminals Resuts

    me , my dad and my mom look like we are from different backgrouds even if we are all caucasian white

  • Clith ;l
    Clith ;l 3 months ago

    I was waiting for mitochondria

    *ThE pOwEr HoUsE oF tHe CeLl*

  • Sskrimp_TeX •
    Sskrimp_TeX • 3 months ago +13

    i inherited giant ears

    everyone calls me an elf

  • The Pizza Man
    The Pizza Man 3 months ago

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    SHARKY 3 months ago

    my dad gave me his nose and it looks weird

  • Anchorbot23 Gaming
    Anchorbot23 Gaming 3 months ago

    I’m adopted and I did 23 and me and I put on the survey I was adopted. On the back of my dna test get you’re parents to do it with you see what you inherit from parents.

  • Samika2015 Madhubalaji
    Samika2015 Madhubalaji 3 months ago

    The way he said mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell is the same way my biology teacher says it

  • Kad Cure Snimaju
    Kad Cure Snimaju 3 months ago +5

    i am a daughter and i am more similar to my dad than to my mom
    p.s. I LOVE IT

  • Aisling Fiona
    Aisling Fiona 3 months ago +1

    Genetically we share 50% traits from each parent...

  • Cynologist 22
    Cynologist 22 3 months ago

    What if your a girl? You talked along boys a lot but what about girls. I’m just curious great video!!

  • Cynologist 22
    Cynologist 22 3 months ago

    But I got OCD from my dad?? How??

  • Ariel Steinsaltz
    Ariel Steinsaltz 3 months ago

    But I’m a daughter and I’m more like my dad than my mom.

  • Clayton Braunschweig
    Clayton Braunschweig 3 months ago

    ThE pOwEr HoUsE oF tHe CeLl ._.

  • Shahad AlMakki Vlogs
    Shahad AlMakki Vlogs 3 months ago

    *the power house of the cell* tho😂

  • Prince Montanaa
    Prince Montanaa 3 months ago

    My mom is 5’0
    My dad is 5’7
    I am a male 5’4 1/2 and I am 20yrs old ....
    Will I grow taller? I am a soccer player and played all my life...
    All males in my family are 5’7 - 6’1 except for me
    can anyone help answer....

  • Loghan !
    Loghan ! 3 months ago

    Thanks for cancer dad

    Not really thanks but I was going with the joke but it’s true

  • Edgar Martinez
    Edgar Martinez 3 months ago

    My parents are mexican and i have blonde hair and blue eyes

  • Bee Phenix
    Bee Phenix 3 months ago +2

    I’m adopted

  • NobodyElse101
    NobodyElse101 3 months ago +4

    Everyone says my face looks exactly like my dad

  • Caixia Zhou
    Caixia Zhou 3 months ago +2

    2:07 The powerhouse of the cell

  • Arunava chakraborty
    Arunava chakraborty 3 months ago

    Do straight married... children will have mom or dad.. girl don't go for another girl...guys are interested😢lots of lesbian now day..I scared ..

  • Anton Paulson
    Anton Paulson 3 months ago

    You both are so adorable

  • Ari_28
    Ari_28 3 months ago

    All my siblings have my dad’s nose 😂😂😂

  • Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am!

    1:07 Doesn't apply to me and I look like my dad.

  • BooB SooS
    BooB SooS 3 months ago

    this is so sad alexa play despacito

  • Courage Coach Demecos
    Courage Coach Demecos 3 months ago

    I wish they would have given EVE black hair being that she was a black skinned woman and not likely blonde at all... anticipated that coming from scientist but the narrative of social conditioning is even in them as well. Oh well... Good video.

  • Totally Sergio
    Totally Sergio 3 months ago

    I’m weird my y chormusom is stronger then my x chormusom