The second presidential debate may need been cancelled, however Saturday Night Live nonetheless managed to get Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump and Jim Carrey’s Joe Biden in the identical sketch this weekend.
The chilly open parodied the presidential candidates’ dueling city halls, with the incumbent grilled by Today‘s Savannah Guthrie (portrayed right here by Kate McKinnon) and the previous Vice President questioned by Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulos (performed by Mikey Day). The Democratic challenger entered in his signature aviators, then sat down to deal with undecided voters — every of whom was given a glass of heat milk and a comfortable blanket. By the top of the occasion, Biden slipped on Mr. Rogers’ signature crimson cardigan and sang “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” to a largely empty auditorium.
Meanwhile, over on NBC, “shock badass” Guthrie informed skeptics to not be mad at NBC for setting a
“thirst entice” for Trump reverse Biden’s city corridor. She then proceeded to grill POTUS on the whole lot QAnon conspiracy theories to ill-advised retweets. When informed he cannot simply do issues like that as a result of he isn’t simply somebody’s “loopy uncle,” Trump instructed that his conduct was “a preview of Thanksgiving dinner in plenty of American households,” earlier than telling all of the loopy uncles on the market to “stand again and stand by.”
The Trump portion of the chilly open additionally featured Chloe Fineman’s tackle not-so-undecided voter Paulette Dale (who informed Trump that he had a fantastic smile), and Ego Nwodim as “nodding lady” Mayra Joli. The latter prompted an look from Maya Rudolph’s Sen. Kamala Harris, who dropped in to resolve this “spooky-ass Jordan Peele nonsense.”
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— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) October 18, 2020
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