When the Don’t Look Up interview took place in the middle of a European heat wave

One of the things that tends to happen with The simpsons (since 1989), the long-running animated series featuring Springfield’s most famous family, is that some of its radio and television shows are no longer available social parodies eventually become reality. For example, in the episode “Bart in the future” (11×17), which aired in March 2000, our dear Lisa Simpson succeeds the abominable Donald Trump as President of the United States. And, now, something similar happened with Don’t look up (2021).

In one of the most memorable scenes from the film directed by Adam McKay for Netflix, a huge ratings success and multiple nominations for High-Profile Film Awards, Dr. Randall Mindy and Dr. Kate Dibiasky played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, are interviewed on a tv show with Tyler Perry’s Jack Bremmer and Cate Blanchett’s Brie Evantee.

When they try to warn that a huge comet will crash into Earth if no action is taken to prevent it, both hosts react with unbearable frivolity as if it didn’t matter, and the guest loses his temper. And some facts that can remind us of those frustrating circumstances of Don’t look up have recently been observed by spectators of the British GB News channel with meteorologist John Hammond.

Scientists against media frivolity

It was Ben Phillips, who made the connection between the incredible show and that of the Adam McKay film and his tweet