What would have happened if the viral “BBC Dad” had actually been a “BBC Mom”? That’s the question New Zealand satirical news and entertainment show “Jono and Ben” hoped to hilariously answer in their parody video.

The video spoofs the moment political science professor Robert E Kelly was interrupted during a live BBC interview by his two children, who were later removed from the room by their mother. The parody features comedian Kate Wordsworth as the working mother who, in addition to answering questions about the South Korean impeachment, also manages to care for the children, cook a turkey, steam a shirt, clean the toilet and defuse a bomb. There’s even time left to help her husband find his missing sock.

The video—shared to Facebook with a “shout out to all the working women out there defusing bombs on a regular basis!” caption—has been viewed more than 20 million times. It has also been viewed over 1.7 million times on YouTube and retweeted nearly 5,000 times on Twitter.

Last week, Kelly went viral when his children Marion and James crashed his live BBC interview. His wife Kim Jung-A could be seen later in the video, successfully removing the children from the room.

In a statement, Kelly said of the incident:

“My family and I would like to thank our many well-wishers. We are just a regular family, and raising two young children can be a lot of work. Because of that, it seems that the video has resonated with parents around the world, and we are flattered at the many gentle sentiments about our children. Thank you. We love them very much, and we are happy that our family blooper brought some laughter to so many.”

Watch the video below:


He also addressed some of the rumors and controversies surrounding the video, including many who assumed the wife was the nanny. Kelly also took the time to clarify that he was, indeed, wearing pants during the interview. (Many speculated that he did not get up to remove the children himself because he was not fully dressed.) He shared that he and his wife were “mortified” after the interview ended.

In a separate interview with the Wall Street Journal, Kelly said his daughter, who came strutting into the room, was “in a hippity-hoppity mood,” sharing that he had forgotten to lock the door to his office that day.

See how social media reacted to the parody below:

Social Media Reacts to Hilarious “BBC Dad” Interview Spoof

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