This hilarious 2002 Rik Mayall clip is being shared again because it seems to predict Brexit
This clip from a 2002 Rik Mayall show, Believe Nothing, might just make you believe that he had the power of prediction.
“So, Britain will leave the European Union and once more be a quaint and backward backwater, which we will be able to manipulate effortlessly as our very own offshore island.”
The clip resurfaced in a now-locked tweet, with people reacting in amazement at the apparent accuracy of the episode.
OMG…. brilliant find. Scarily accurate. However that was satire and now it’s reality. What a long way the UK has come…..
— FrenchSteve64 (@french_steve64) October 1, 2020
— ModerateUK 🌍🌎🌏🇬🇧🇪🇺🇩🇪🏳️🌈 (@ModerateUK) October 2, 2020
The canned laughter at how ridiculous it sounds in 2002 sums up the state of this place now. Last 5 seconds is pretty much the aim of Brexit…. 🤯
— Pete Dobosz (@PeteDobosz) October 2, 2020
Writer, Iain Overton, almost quoted Karl Marx, with this observation.
History repeats itself. First time as comedy. Then as tragedy. Cough. https://t.co/2gXvVkm9cA
— Iain Overton (@iainoverton) October 1, 2020
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