Stiller acknowledged that recent headlines had been problematic. ("I'm Donald Trump's lawyer! I have an entire hard drive labeled" Yes! "). But he remained loyal to the president, whom he called "the smartest, kindest, badiest and least angry man." planet. "
Finally, Stiller was sent to an interrogation room to meet with De Niro, who immediately tied him to a lie detector machine, took a couple of seconds to this part of the sketch to settle down with the audience. came: it was a re-creation of a 2000 comedy scene "Meet the Parents", in which Stiller and De Niro both starred, except this time, De Niro was playing Mueller instead of an overprotective father.  The sketch even included lines drawn directly from the film, Stiller saying, "You can milk anything with bad." And De Niro replies: "Really? I have bad. Can you milk me, Mr. Cohen? "
The Return of John Mulaney
Mulaney made his long awaited debut as host of" SNL ", a show he was a writer for five seasons, creating among many other sketches of" Update of weekend "that since then have become canon."
His opening monologue was a suitable stand-up set that showed his talent for dry and sardonic humor.He talked about aging: "I do not like New songs. Because every new song is about how tonight is the night. "He added:" I want to write songs for 30-year-olds called & # 39; Tonight & # 39; s No Good & # 39 ;. How about on Wednesday? & # 39; "
On a related note, he expressed feeling abandoned by modern technology." The world is driven by robots, "he said." And sometimes they ask us if we are a robot. Simply because we are trying to log in and look at our own things. "
He added:" You spend a large part of your day telling a robot that you are not a robot. Think about that for two minutes and tell me you do not want to walk to the ocean. "
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Jokes of the Week & # 39; Weekend Update & # 39 ;: Michael Cohen Edition
The presenters of "Weekend Update", Michael Che and Colin Jost, went to the city in the week of Cohen. Here is a sample of the great successes:
"The authorities began to suspect Cohen when they discovered that he was Donald Trump's lawyer". Michael Che
"This does not look good for Trump, if being black has taught me something, it's that when the feds come kicking at your door, they have something." – MC
"It's amazing how we hear & # 39 "Historical" in reference to things that are happening during Trump administration, and none of them is positive.Historical has become an educated way of saying, "incredibly terrible." – Colin Jost
"These stories of Trump They are so random and crazy, I feel like a contestant in & # 39; Chopped & # 39; What the hell am I supposed to do? with all these ingredients? & # 39; "- MC
" President Trump responded to the claims in Comey's memoirs by calling him an infiltrator and a liar, which coincidentally is also the name of the video the Russians have. "- CJ
Weekend Update & # 39; Deskside Bit of the Week
Your mission, if you choose to accept it: look for a character that McKinnon can not play This week, he played Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham, who recently saw himself in the hot water after making fun of David Hogg, 17, one of the survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
McKinnon revealed some of his new sponsors, which included Carl & # 39; s Mr. and Malaysian Airlines: "Caught up in a scandal and need an escape? Malaysian Airlines "
Above all, it was challenging:" I will continue to defend the First Amendment. That is my right to intimidate people without being intimidated in return. "
Sketch of the week: An angry crustacean song
Why did someone ever order ordered lobster at a restaurant in New York City? Or any seafood, for that matter?
And with that simple premise, the writers of "SNL" produced one of the best sketches of the season.A diner played by Pete Davidson really wanted some seafood after winning a lawsuit against Bumble, a dating application, for giving him zero matches.
After an initial setback, the server relented, and came out a defiant Kenan Thompson, dressed like a 40-year-old lobster in a tank, singing an energetic parody of "One Day More," a song from the Broadway musical "Les Misérables." ("Who am I? And why am I doomed to boil alive? When all I've done is live my life?" )
But Davidson was challenging. his lobster. It was on the menu, after all. This meant more "Les Misérables", including a parody of "Do you listen to people sing?" For a group of revolutionaries on the barricades. ("When the shake in your bowels matches the burning of your shell, you'll know why lobsters in a restaurant are never sold!")
A new sound for Jack White
We are presenting Jack White's performances this week on "What Was That?"
And we like Jack White.
His first song was "Over and Over and Over", from his new album "Boarding House Reach". It was a bit strange and disjointed, but this is Jack White, after all. In the end, it was a fugitive freight train.
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