Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Favorite Patriotic Entertainment Edition

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Today is Independence Day in the United States, which in my neighborhood will mean booze, barbeque and the repeated detonation of small pyroclastic devices well into the early morning hours.  (Of course, with the exception of the firecrackers, that’s pretty much par for our hometown course.)  In that vein, the radio stations will be blasting any music with the words “America”, “flag” or “proud” in ‘em, regardless of whether they’re actually appropriate or not.  Regardless of where you live in the world, though, there are moments that remind you of your home, be it the playing of the Marseilles in ‘Casablanca’ or Captain America punching a dictator in the nose, and because Major Spoilers is an international going concern, we’re not going to tie ourselves to just American culture, leading us to today’s nationalistic query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) wonders if Dangermouse racing through Traflagar square in his Mark III might count for British folk, but that’s mostly because it’s one of my first interactions with the UK, asking: What’s your favorite patriotic entertainment, wherever you are in the universe?