One Telegraph journalist uploaded a still from the film with a spoof comment, parodying the unlikely pair as a squabbling father and son.
"Dad why are you always embarrassing me in front of my friends with your neoliberal economic views?" Willard Foxton joshed.
His post garnered traction, receiving hundreds of retweets and sending the Twittersphere into meltdown.
"Dad why are you always embarrassing me in front of my friends with your neoliberal economic views?" pic.twitter.com/XBeEqCmAiw— Willard Foxton (@WillardFoxton) July 23, 2015
Foxton's jape prompted another Twitter user to suggest his own caption.
"I *told* you not to come into school but to wait round the corner. Can we get a MacFlurry on the way home?"— Dr Cromarty (@drcromarty) July 24, 2015
But clearly someone didn't get the memo it was all, in fact, a joke...
You can watch the full exchange between Jones and Carswell above.