His last public engagement was the perfect send-off, but what if Prince Philip's first hours of retirement were hijacked by his wife?
This is what the Daily Mail's cartoonist, Mac, imagined yesterday while sketching a scene set in the royal couple's sitting room. The Queen on the phone, making promises to family members on behalf of her 96-year-old husband now that his schedule is clear.
What better way to spend your (delayed) golden years than to run after your 4-year-old great-grandson and his 2-year-old sister?
The Telegraph published its cartoon in last Sunday's paper, although from a slightly different angle.
Just make sure photographers shoot him from the waist up, Ma'am.