Anglo-American New York-based sketch duo We Are Thomasse made this clever sketch to commemorate the Fourth of July in 2016. The sketch imagines Britain and America as human incarnations of themselves and portrays what would happen if they ran into each other at a party like a pair of awkward exes.
The exes discuss their break-up, and eventually comes to terms with their explosive separation. “We’ll always have World War II,” they say as they decide to remain friends.
After the success of this sketch, the duo decided to make a prequel that depicts the breakup: