In his first major appearance on the show, Scott Morrison and New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern were spotted sharing a steamy alcohol fuelled kiss on the latest episode of BritBox’s satirical puppet show, Spitting Image.
In the Love Island-esque sketch, ScoMo & Jacinda, along with other G20 world leaders such as Vladimir Putin (Russia), Xi Jinping (China), Emmanuel Macron (France) and Boris Johnson (United Kingdom) are relocated to a 2.5 star resort in Ibiza, where they are depicted to be having a drunken time, to “ensure global financial stability, form trade alliances and, most importantly, find love.”
In the scene opener, the Morrison and Ardern puppets toast each other with champagne, closely followed by the pair sharing a steamy passionate open mouthed kiss.
The 3:58 second clip ensures ScoMo and his policy decisions aren’t spared by the masterful writers of Spitting Image; his puppet is seen looking awkwardly away while the gathering of world leaders are set a challenge to negotiate a 3% reduction in carbon emissions.
An appearance by Joe Biden sees the AUKUS alliance announced to other key leaders, taking many (including Macron’s puppet) by surprise. China’s Jinping is spotted mercilessly mocking the three nations calling Australia and the UK ‘America’s two chicken nuggets’. This is the first major appearance for Morrison on Spitting Image with ScoMo making his fleeting debut in puppet form at the end of the first season.