The final episode of “Saturday Night Live” for 2020, which began with both the hot topic of the day and the hot topic of the month: Who will handle the late-night presidential-elect Joe Biden? Sketch comedy series and COVID-19 vaccine, respectively.
The episode aired just hours after Jim Carrey shared the news that his stint as Biden was only six weeks and so he would not continue through the 46th season of the late-night NBC sketch comedy series. After days of speculation on social media, “SNL” cast member Alex Moffat took on the politician, with Beck Bennett as Vice President Mike Pence, Kate McConn as Rudy Giuliani, Kennan Thompson on 19 December. Dr. Appeared as. Ben Carson and guest star Maya Rudolph as Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.
The sketch began with Bennett’s Pence receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. “I’m sure all Americans are excited to see me, the man who let COVID spread everywhere, get a vaccine,” he said.
He then went home to convince the public that the vaccine was “completely safe and harmless”, which was why “Trump refused to take it or talk about it.” Instead, he sent his number 2 to be his “human shield”, as Mickey Day Doctor who would manage to jump the vaccine.
“It’s okay, if you’re a doctor you can go to,” Bennett’s Pence said as he began to pull his pants down, but Dey corrected him to say that it was “one in your arm.” Was a simple injection. ” At a time when cases of COVID are steadily climbing, the sketch served more as an educational tool for those who were still untracked or otherwise wary of the vaccine as it parodied.
When Rudolph’s Harris showed that right after getting vaccinated, Bennett’s Pence asked her “how did she even get to the White House,” he replied, “I won more votes” and slapped her and President-Elect Joe Biden only “will be here soon if those election results hold.”
“Trump made me do it,” he continued.
Giuliani of McKinnon showed up as he heard “they were giving free meds,” while Thompson’s Carson asked what he should do now, as well as what his job was, so he “resumed it.”
Moffat’s Biden entered with a boot on his leg to indicate his recent injury, obtained from playing with his dog, but quickly to prove that he was doing fine.
“You look different somehow,” Bennett’s Pence said, referring to the recurring.
“I like Colonel Sanders: Every time you see me, I’m a different man,” replied Biden of Moffat. “Good chance next time you see me. I’ll be Mario Lopez.”
He was fully prepared to receive the vaccine, as Harris was worried about him. “I’m worried about you, Joe, especially because you’re already in the minus-40 office the day before,” she explained.
“I just want to tell the American people one thing,” he said. “You’re going to be a real leader again, and you’re going to have the most diverse cabinet in the history of American politics.”
Harris of Rudolph said, “And I will make sure that he never means what he means by miscellaneous.”
Moffat now joins Carrie’s ranks on Kevin Nillon, Jason Sudeikis, Woody Harrelson, John Mullaney and of course, Biden’s list of “SNL” imprinters.
“Saturday Night Live” airs live Saturday-to-coast Saturday at 11:30 pm ET / 8:30 pm PT on NBC.