How would a mother have dealt with that viral BBC interview ?

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It's been dubbed the 'funniest interview of the year' -  the moment political scientist Robert E. Kelly found himself upstaged by his daughter in an interrupted BBC interview that went viral last week.

But how differently would the interview have played out if it had been a mother sat in the interview seat, rather than a father?

That's the idea behind this parody video from New Zealand comedy duo Jono and Ben, which puts Professor Kelly's words into the mouth of a multi-tasking woman.

When a child enters the room, the woman picks her up and gives her milk, while continuing to calmly answer her interviewer's questions on Korea.

A still from the parody video Credit: Jono & Ben

Next a toddler steps in, who she hands a toy to - and, without giving too much away, things escalate from there.

The real Professor Kelly said on Wednesday he had flattered by the many "gentle sentiments" his family had received after millions watched the video online.

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He had been speaking to the BBC via Skype about the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye, when his daughter, Marion, marched confidently into his home office.

His nine-month-old son, James, slipped in shortly afterwards in a baby walker, followed by his wife, Kim Jung-a, who dramatically chased and expertly extracted both children as Kelly tried to maintain his on-camera composure.

"We are just a regular family and raising two young children can be a lot of work," Kelly said during a news conference. "We love our children very much, and we are happy that our family blooper - our family error on television- brought so much laughter to so many people."

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