This is What SNL Had To Say About The 2020 Election

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A dramatic rendition of “Macho Man”! An Ace Ventura reference! *Stefon voice* This episode has EVERYTHING!

This election week has been wild for all of us, however there’s one group of people that have had their fingers particularly full: the SNL writers room.

Given all of the chaos — and potential materials — that has occurred prior to now 24 hours alone, followers have been buzzing to see what the crew would put collectively for this extremely anticipated episode. Fortunate for you, I’ve acquired the solutions proper right here. Let’s get into it!

The episode began off with a chilly open at CNN, the place Wolf Blitzer had simply referred to as Biden’s win and John King was contemporary out of fingers from 5 loooong days of tappin’ away on the Electoral Faculty map:


I really hope John King, Steve Kornacki, and all the opposite “chartthrobs” on the market do not must carry a finger for the remainder of this yr.

Blitzer handed it over to Carrey, who started spoofing Biden’s victory speech:


I feel it is essential to notice right here that this victory speech occurred simply three hours earlier than SNL’s reside broadcast. Let’s all take a second to understand the present’s writers for this wildly quick flip round, please and thanks.

And Maya Rudolph after all made an look as Kamala Harris, as soon as once more proudly owning her title of America’s cool, enjoyable aunt, or funt:


Second of appreciation for the wardrobe division, too, for nailing this look on such quick discover.

Then the tables turned to Trump, who delivered his personal ~victory~ speech:

They paid homage to McKinnon’s (as Clinton) efficiency of “Hallelujah” after the 2016 election with Baldwin’s gradual, ~dramatic~ rendition of “Macho Man” by the Village Folks — a favourite at Trump’s pre-election rallies.


You possibly can learn extra about Baldwin’s remaining hurrah as Trump right here.

Biden closed the sketch out on a excessive observe with an Ace Ventura reference, quoting this iconic line:


Tag your self. I am Maya Rudolph wanting positively delighted and making an attempt to not break. You possibly can watch the entire chilly open right here.

SNL stored the election content material coming all through the episode, notably with an look by Rudy Giuliani (McKinnon) on “Weekend Replace.” Through the section, he mentioned his press convention at 4 Seasons Whole Landscaping that was straight out of a Parks and Rec episode:

He additionally provided commentary on how the Trump staff thinks they may nonetheless win this election:


You possibly can watch the entire “Weekend Replace” section right here.

And at last, SNL closed out the present with a sketch about Trump and Don Jr. fleeing the White Home, utilizing footage of O.J. Simpson’s automotive chase as ~inspiration~:


You possibly can watch the entire sketch right here.

Whew, what an episode! This is to the solid and crew of SNL for pullin’ that off! You possibly can catch the entire episode on Peacock and YouTube.

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