Parody Shows How a Mom Would Handle Kids Crashing Her BBC Interview

Okay, so we’ve all seen the video of the kids crashing their dad’s important BBC Skype interview ad nauseam — but this parody is definitely worth watching.

New Zealand’s “Jono and Ben,” a satirical entertainment TV show, re-imagined the scene with a mom who doesn’t miss a beat as the kids barge in, holding the children, feeding them, entertaining them — and, of course, cooking dinner, defusing a bomb and helping her husband find a missing sock (isn’t there always a missing sock?), all while deftly answering questions about the impeachment of South Korea’s president.

Some men are crying “sexism.” But, as they say, there is truth in jest. (And by “they,” I mean the moms watching this parody.)


Candy Kirby

Candy is the founder of The Mom Beat and a humor columnist whose work as appeared in Redbook, Nickelodeon's NickMom, Disney's BabyZone, HelloGiggles and eHow. She also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation.