The video is titled “What if The Simpsons Was British?” and comes with the following description: “What if The Simpsons were a British show? It would be shorter and a lot more depressing.”
The 34-second clip features the imagined counterparts of Bart, Homer, and Marge, all gathered in their kitchen.
“Ah, Bartholomew,” Homer tells his son. “Out for another day of whimsical japes.”
- The Wire creator David Simon blasts Piers Morgan as an ‘empty parasite’
- Piers Morgan accuses Meghan Markle of ‘hit job’ on the Royal Family and Britain
- Man asks protester for her Instagram without realising it’s Rihanna
- Sophie Winkleman says she landed ‘Two And a Half Men’ role without Hollywood knowing she is a royal
Bart(holomew) replies: “Do not have a cow, father.”
Homer, in turn, responds: “No, we no longer have a cow, but we still have our pride.”
“Do we, father?” his son asks.
Things escalate from here, with a bust of Winston Churchill falling from the ceiling and Homer strangling his son.
Beckett-King specified on Twitter that he is from England, adding: “Please stop angrily explaining British things to me. I live here too.”
In the US, The Simpsons, a satirical take on American mores, is the longest-running sitcom, having aired since 1989. It’s currently in its 32nd season.
The programme has also established a record as the longest-running animated American series.
Join our new commenting forum
Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies