Breaking Down the Father on BBC Being Interrupted by His Children
Ben Thompson

Thank you Ben for this breakdown. I too have watched this clip over and over and never fail to find it funny and totally endearing. I love the way the older daughter moves into the room. It’s her territory and her Dad. The baby is even funnier — the speed with which it enters the room. And the mother is doing what she knows she must do (this is a very important career appearance for her husband), thinking she is out of frame which makes it all the more funny. It says a lot about how we present to the world when we need to be taken seriously about serious topics. Beneath that facade is a real life that is messy, funny and never totally in control. Thanks again for your observations

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