First the Bibi-Sitter, Now Miri Poppins by the Forward

First the Bibi-Sitter, Now Miri Poppins

Many Israelis breathed a sigh of relief last month when the Israeli satire show Eretz Nehederet (A Great Country) came back just in time for the elections. The popular TV show is one of the only safe places in Israeli TV — by this I mean that nothing is off limits, and even the most controversial topics can be made fun of.

This includes Benjamin Netnyahu. The excellent Argentinian-Israeli comedian Mariano Idelman, has perfected the politician’s voice and special brand of head tilt and eyebrow formation and, this season, is newly adorned with a bright lavender wig. Like the rest of us, the Eretz Nehederet crew couldn’t resist poking fan of the latest Bibi-Sitter campaign ad.

Their latest sketch takes place right after the actual campaign commercial. Bibi is watching TV in the living room as the parents are coming back from their date to discover that Bibi has been joined by Miri Poppins - Likkud MK Miri Regev dressed like Mary Poppins. Here are some choice parts:


Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman was the Forward’s Digital Fellow. Follow her on twitter @liorca .

First the Bibi-Sitter, Now Miri Poppins

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