‘Saturday Night Live’: Tina Fey Returns as Sarah Palin; Larry David to Host

Given Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump this week, it was inevitable that Tina Fey would make a return appearance to “Saturday Night Live.” And she didn’t disappoint.

The cold open featured Fey offering her take on the Alaska governor’s idiosyncratic speech patterns — while Darrell Hammond as Trump looked on in horror.

“I wanted to take a break from my full-time career of writing things on Facebook to fly down here and lend my support to the next president of the United States, Donald J. Trump,” Fey’s Palin said.

Hammond’s Trump interrupted her at every turn, getting increasingly concerned as her speech unraveled.

“I’m here because we Americans are struggling,” said Fey’s Palin. “So many of us have lost our jobs at the factory or our reality show about Alaska. We’ve seen our children targeted by the police for no reason, other than they’ve committed some crime.”

Fey’s Palin then started rhyming a la Dr. Seuss — mimicking the real Palin’s endorsement speech.

“I’m here for all you teachers and teamsters, you farmers and charmers, whether you’re a mom or two broke girls or three men and a baby or a rockin’ roller, holy roller pushin’ stroller, pro bowler with an abscessed molar,” she said.

Said Hammond as Trump: “I hope nobody’s allergic to nuts, because we got a big one here. She’s two Corinthians short of a Bible. And is it just me, or does everything she say sound kind of dirty?”

Palin got in the last word with a wink to the camera: “Guess what America, I don’t think this guy should really be president! I’m just here ’cause he promised me a spot in his Cabinet. I belong in a cabinet because I’m full of spice, and I’ve got a great rack.”

It was also announced during the show that Larry David will host on Feb. 6. Although he’s made frequent appearances, most recently as presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, this will be his first time as the host. David wrote for the show in the mid-1980s.

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  1. getaclueortwo says:

    Oddly, in a year, all the brain trust voters on the left will once again believe that what Fey utters in a comedy sketch was actually spoken by Palin. I can’t wait to see it happen again. I’d be willing to bet upward of 75% of Palin haters couldn’t think of anything that Palin said but would quote Fey thinking it was Palin. Women would be the worst offenders

  2. BigCarl Prod says:

    Larry David could spoof ALL the presidential ‘hopefuls’ on SNL –he could bring in Garlin, Essman, Smoove and Einstein for cameos…maybe even a special spot incl Trump and Sanders!. Still…his best work (Curb) lingers. If only he would restart it —he could use this to get it going: THe LOST EPISODES -Curb Your Enthusiasm (amazon # 1491081627). It’s Curb’s Season 9 all mapped out for him.

  3. Pookie says:

    For the love of God …STOP promoting “Alaska Barbie”! This is like making fun of the kids who ride the “short bus” to school.

  4. Jinxi Richow says:

    Tina Fey is priceless and her Palin bits are brilliant because Palin is so cooperative in making a fool of herself that Fey can essentially wink at the camera and viewers will roll with laughter.

    Palin, for all her ineptitude, knows how to pad her pockets just like the politicians she claims to despise. In fact, Palin has become the most easily bought political pundit on the market otherwise a money-grubbing goober like Trump would never have bought her support.

    With Trump and Palin in office, one can expect a new age of stupidity and satire.

  5. Alex says:

    Pretty much the only way she gets any attention these days, playing someone who’s better looking then her and who she hates. Didn’t she once say that she was looking forward to never playing Palin ever again? If it wasn’t for Palin Fey would be busy making films and TV shows no one wants to see.

    • JK says:

      LOL, bitter too much Alex?, mad at you because we’re laughing at your hero Sarah Palin?, one of the most ignorant political figures in the recent years?, LOL

      Tina is soooo fine, her last movie was a hit, she has a hit show on Netflix and we love her because she can make a parody of the parody that is Sarah Palin

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