What if The Simpsons was British? Inspired sketch reimagines the classic sitcom in the UK

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The Simpsons relocate to the UK in the brilliant clip (Picture: Fox)

The Simpsons is one of the funniest and most-loved US sitcoms of all time – but what if it was British?

A new viral video has reimagined the classic animated comedy as if it was set in the UK, and it’s very, very different.

British comedian Alasdair Beckett-King has put together a brilliant new take on the show, which swaps the well-known American accents for British manners and sensibility.

Homer, Marge and Bart stand together in the family’s kitchen in the bizarre and inspired clip, which has racked up more than 1.5million views since being posted over the weekend.

‘Ah, Bartholomew, out for another day of whimsical japes,’ Homer says, addressing Bart.

‘Do not have a cow, father,’ Bart replies, in impeccable Received Pronunciation.

The animated clip then sees a bust of Winston Churchill fall through the kitchen ceiling.

Marge says, in a thick Scottish accent: ‘The wean’s got the head of yon Winston Churchill.’

In an unexpected ending, Homer then throttles Bart and turns to Marge, telling her to ‘eat her flag’.

The clip certainly shows a different side to the much-loved family – and one that might take us a while to unsee.

Meanwhile, The Simpsons showrunner Al Jean recently suggested that the longest-running animated series of all time in the US could come to an end following the upcoming two seasons.

The show recently marked its 700th episode and has already been renewed for a further two seasons, keeping the cartoon going to 2023 at the very least.

The Simpsons is available to stream on Disney Plus.

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