SNL’s cold opening focused on the vice-presidential debate between Senator Kamala Harris and current Vice President Mike Pence, bringing back Jim Carey as Joe Biden who had been transformed into the now infamous fly that landed on Pence’s head.
At the cold opening of the new season, Pence, played by Beck Bennett, bowed as he was introduced by debate moderator Susan Page, played by Kate McKinnon.
As he took his seat, Harris, played by Maya Rudolph, danced across the stage, spraying cans of Lysol into both hands.
The two candidates were separated by “buffet-style sneeze guards” because “one of you works for patient zero,” a search of President Trump and many of his supporters diagnosed with coronavirus in following a “super-spreading” event at the Rose Garden of the White House.
SNL’s cold opening featured the return of Jim Carrey as Joe Biden, transformed into the fly that landed on Vice President Mike Pence’s head during the Vice President’s actual debates this week.
SNL’s cold opening targeted the vice-presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris (left, played by Maya Rudolph) and Vice-President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett)
Rudolph’s Harris took the stage to spray Lysol bombs before sitting next to a ‘buffet style sneeze guard’ installed because one of the contestants ‘works for patient zero’
The debate mocked the way Pence interrupted Harris and the different faces Harris made when responding.
As Bennett’s Pence roamed, Rudolph’s Harris said, “I’m going to smile at him like I’m in a TJ Maxx and a white woman asks me if I work here. “
After a few moments of Bennet talking about how seriously Trump takes the coronavirus, Rudolph switched to what she called “a side eye of Claire Huxtable.”
The last face Rudolph pulls is to “fix my face so you have no idea what I’m thinking, but every black woman in the house knows exactly what I’m thinking.” And some of the white woman. And all gays.
The couple then embarked on a series of jokes about fracking, swine flu, Trump’s state of health and Democrats’ reluctance to discuss Supreme Court packaging and the coronavirus vaccine.
When discussing fracking, Rudolph says, “If anyone should talk about fracking, it’s my guy Joe Biden. Joe Biden breaks in his free time. Joe Biden is going to give you such a good break, Pennsylvania.
Jim Carey returned to play Joe Biden, who donned sunglasses (left) before teleporting and transforming into the fly (right) that landed on Pence’s head during the debate.
After landing on Pence’s head, Biden (Carrey) slowly transformed into Jeff Goldblum, who starred in the movie The Fly, with Goldblum-type hair and glasses.
During the sketch, Carrey’s Biden (left) was joined by the resurrected fly of Herman Cain (Keenan Thompson), who died in July after contracting coronavirus
As with the debate proper, the real star of the open cold was the fly that landed on Pence’s hair.
In SNL’s version, the fly was actually Joe Biden – once again played by Jim Carrey – who attempted to teleport into the debate to save him, but along the way he turned into half-man, half-fly in a parody of the film. , The Fly, which starred Jeff Goldblum.
In the open cold, Biden clad in Carrey’s jumpsuit lands on Pence’s head. The actor then slowly transforms his impression of Biden into that of Goldblum, with a riff on his time as an Apartments.com commercial star.
“Oh no, he’s completely Goldblum!” Biden’s wife Dr Jill Biden (played by Heidi Gardner) says as she watches the debate from her sofa and hears Carrey’s Biden embrace Goldblum’s cadence.
After the actual debate, social media users joked that Goldblum should appear on SNL playing the fly that landed on Pence’s head.
The Biden fly was then joined by a second fly, with Keenan Thompson playing a resurrected Herman Cain, who died at 74 in July after contracting coronavirus. Cain was a Republican and a Trump supporter who refused to wear a face mask during the pandemic.
Host of the week comedian Bill Burr took no prisoners during his monologue, covering everything from coronavirus and culture cancellation to ‘waking up’, gay pride and actor Rick Moranis were assaulted on a New York street.
Burr began by saying he felt “comfortable” that everyone in the audience wore a mask and listened to the “egg heads”.
But then he went on to say that he doesn’t care if people choose not to wear masks – “take out your grandparents, take out your weak cousin with asthma”.
“I don’t care if it’s your decision, it’s too crowded,” Burr said. “If you’re that stupid and want to kill your own family members, do it, it stops you from producing. It is literally a dream come true.
Have you seen Rick Moranis get hit on the Upper West Side? “New York is back baby! Burr said of the October 3 incident involving the 68-year-old actor.
Burr went on to say, “We lost our edge over there for a minute, the town started to look like a giant bed and beyond, then – bam! Ol ‘Ricky had one in the chops!
“It had to happen. This is what happens when you stick an M & Ms store in Times Square. The universe must balance itself. Come back to Times Square and the elderly can walk 40 blocks.
Burr went on to talk about the culture of cancellation, which he called “dumb”, and how people had “run out” of people to cancel they were trying to cancel dead people, like the actor. John Wayne.
Host Bill Burr slammed the coronavirus, canceled the crop, being ‘awake’ and Gay Pride month during his opening monologue on Saturday night
“God did this 40 years ago! Burr said. “It’s like, yes, he was born in 1907. That’s what these people looked like. Never talked to your grandparents and brought up the wrong topic and it suddenly went off the rails? You don’t talk about race and religion with your grandparents. You keep it simple!
He concluded his monologue by explaining how white women had co-opted the “awakening movement” and his thoughts on Gay Pride Month.
“The way white women have sort of hijacked the awakened movement generals around the world should analyze that,” he said.
“The awakened movement was supposed to be about people of color, not having the opportunities, the bats they deserved, to make it finally happen. And that was about it – for about eight seconds.
And then somehow the white women swung their Gucci-shod feet over the fence of oppression and hit each other at the start of the line, ”Burr said. “I don’t know how they did it! I have never heard so many complaints in my life from white women!
He joked that white women had supported “poisonous white men” and “rolled in blood money” for years and now had to “shut up, sit next to me and take your blood money.” conversation!
Burr went on to recount the moment he found out about Gay Pride month – claiming he had never heard of it before in his 52 years – during a visit to New York City there. a few years.
“It’s a bit long, don’t you think? For a group of people who were never enslaved? Burr joked as the audience giggled.
“How did they have the whole month of June? Man, black people were actually enslaved. They get February. They have 28 days of overcast weather, the sun goes down at four in the afternoon, everyone is shivering, no one wants to go to the parade.
“How about hooking them up with July?” Burr asked, stressing that “these are equators! Give them the sun for 31 days! There are black homosexuals they could celebrate from June 1 to July 31 – 61 days of celebration!
Jack White performed as a musical guest after planned artist Morgan Wallen was seen breaking coronavirus precautions in a video recorded before rehearsals began. In the video, he took photos at a crowded party and kissed an unmasked woman.