The clip stars baby Michela and her dad Nunzio Raso, who is trying to comfort his crying daughter who wants her mother.
Raso crawls into her cot to settle her down before he is held captive by the sleeping child.
The video documents him trying to get out, but to no avail.
Raso wrote: "I had enough and decided to help her sleep, but would not recommend this to anyone as it kind of backfired on me."
The video has to date achieved 2.5 million hits on YouTube.
Watch Michela hold her dad captive below: