On Thursday, children around the country headed in to their parents' offices to spend a day in the corporate life. In honor of Take Your Child to Work Day, comedian Jimmy Fallon sat down with several kids to ask them about their parents' jobs and what they entail. If you haven't seen it yet, you're in for a delightful treat, because there's really nothing better than watching kids explain their parents' jobs to Jimmy Fallon. Spoiler alert: If your child is anything like the ones Fallon interviewed, then your kid probably has no idea what you do all day to keep food on the dinner table.
Sitting down with parents and their children, Fallon asked kids precisely what their mom or dad does at work everyday. One girl, whose dad is a warranty manager at a car dealership, gave Fallon a very confident description of her dad's work, saying, "He cleans." Solid guess, I suppose?
Another young girl, whose dad is a creative director at a record label, told Fallon that her father does "work on the computer" for his job. Her sister went with a much more direct response, admitting that she had no idea what her dad did. (I mean, no judgment. I'm well into my 20s and I'm still not quite sure what my dad does.)
One son knew that his mom worked at a branding company, but he was a bit fuzzy on the details after that. "She works, then after, she gets a little grumpy," he said, when it came time to describe his mom's day-to-day work. "[Her] least favorite part of the job is having to agree with all the clients. ... She's always like, 'Agh, not again!' Like, whenever she gets a call, she's like, 'Oh, come on!'"
The kids were a lot more certain about what they wanted to do when they grew up, however, with one awesome little girl saying:
I want to be a superhero, a mermaid, a rock star, a ninja, a zookeeper, and a doctor, and a mommy.
Kids, man. They're ambitious — and they're probably also vastly underestimating what you do at work everyday. If you want to catch some more kid-related comedian goodness, make sure you watch all of Jimmy Kimmel's "I told my kids I ate all of their Halloween candy" pranks and Jimmy Fallon and Anna Kendrick's dramatic reading of scary stories written by children. They're both hilarious reminders of why kids are awesome.