derogatory - a person who is obsequiously willing to obey or serve
another person or group of people.
synonyms: toady · flunky · sycophant · flatterer · minion
This is a pejorative, so how you say the word means more than the word itself. However, even if you do say it with a smile you are still calling two people spineless, so be careful.
Your next option is ironic. The word will be intentionally used out of context to highlight how silly the whole situation has become:
1.a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person.
synonyms: entourage · escort · company · court
"Here's comes Person A and his retinue to save the day."