The new season of Saturday Night Live opened with a skit poking fun at President Joe Biden and the division within the Democratic Party.
Owen Wilson opened the 47th season of the live-action comedy show after last season saw a record viewing audience.
New cast member James Austin Johnson as Biden began by asking, “How was everyone’s summer?” Mine was bad.
He was later joined by other Democrats: Senator Krysten Sinema played by Cecliy Strong, Senator Joe Manchin played by Aidy Bryant, Representative Ilhan Omar played by Ego Nwodim and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played by Melissa Villasenor, who noted his controversial ‘Tax the Robe Rich’ Met Gala.
Democrats have all discussed the child tax credit, roads, water, prescription drugs and raising taxes.
The 47th season of Saturday Night Live premiered with a skit poking fun at President Joe Biden’s rough summer and the division within the Democratic Party
Senator Krysten Sinema played by Cecliy Strong rejected Biden’s proposals (played by new actor James Austin Johnson)
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played by Melissa Villasenor mentioned her controversial ‘Tax the Rich’ dress she wore to the Met Gala where she spent the exclusive night with the ultra-rich.
Disgraced former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo played by Pete Davidson has joined the group suggesting he deserves another chance at redemption
They were then joined by disgraced former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, played by Pete Davidson, who asked for another chance and tried to foil his sexual assault allegations: “You know what Italians like. to do ? Hug and kiss. ‘
Chuck Schumer played by Alex Moffat joined in the end the group of Democrats in disagreement.
Wilson performed his opening monologue as making fun of himself and the number of schools he attended without graduating.
He had previously stated that he had always been “too nervous” to attend the hosting concert and that the idea made him “panic”.
“I get very nervous about speaking in public. I never did any of those launch speeches or Saturday Night Live just because I’m getting too nervous.
But Wilson had his two brothers, Luke and Andrew in the audience to cheer him on.
Owen Wilson hosted the first episode of the new SNL season. The actor has never hosted the popular live-action comedy show before
SNL returned for its 47th season after record ratings last season
Wilson welcomed his two brothers, Luke and Andrew who sat down in the audience to cheer him on
Wilson played a doctor who goes on the air to brief several talk show hosts about their COVID and STD test results
SNL joked about billionaire space race between Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson
Wilson played Bezos in orbit in space as he chatted with Branson and fought with Musk
Moffat played Branson in a Virgin Galactic spaceship that looked like a table in a club
Mikey Day played Musk on a SpaceX spacecraft as SNL teased billionaires for their ‘midlife crises’
Moffat and Nwodim acted as school board members trying to run a productive meeting while answering questions from ridiculous community members.
Davidson introduced himself as Dog the Bounty Hunter asking for help in his search to find Brian Laundrie
SNL parodied The View with a show called The Talking with several female cast members acting as daytime talk show hosts preparing to welcome the Pope as a guest when a Doctor, played by Wilson, joined them. on air.
He then continued to announce the results of the women’s medical results, including positive results from COVID and STDs.
The writers were referring last month to when The View pulled host Ana Navarro in the middle of the show due to a positive COVID test minutes before Vice President Kamala Harris was scheduled to appear in the show. ’emission.
Wilson, who voices the Disney character Lightning McQueen from Cars, then appeared in a sketch showing him the character’s voice in another Cars film.
In this skit, Wilson becomes increasingly uncomfortable as his lines continue to portray McQueen hitting young girls and using offensive language.
SNL made sure to joke about the billionaire space race between Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Elon Musk’s SpaceX, and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
A parody movie trailer titled Star Trek: Ego Quest saw Wilson play the role of Bezos in orbit in his Blue Origin spaceship with his brother Mark, played by Wilson’s brother Luke.
In the trailer for the joke, Bezos chats with Branson, receives an Amazon delivery, and is confronted by his nemesis, Musk.
SNL then moved on to a skit depicting a local school board meeting that is inundated with crazy parents and teachers asking ridiculous questions regarding the school’s Confederate associations, COVID, Critical Race Theory and segregation.
Davidson introduced himself as Dog the Bounty Hunter, asking the school board and community members for help in his search to locate Brian Laundrie.
The comedy show then entered its popular weekend update segment starring chief writers Colin Jost and Michael Che.
With the comedians having plenty of material to cover from the show’s summer hiatus, they closed the game with a touching tribute to former SNL actor Norm MacDonald, who died on September 14.
MacDonald was best known for hosting the Weekend Update segment in the ’90s. On the show, he popularized the term “fake news” and moved popular news commentary away from the slapstick comedy of Chase to take the approach. sharp, more politically charged, that we still see today.
Throughout the show, Wilson also served as a teacher, NFL commentator, and business manager.
Kasey Musgraves performed two songs from his recently released second album, Star-Crossed.
The weekend’s update segment ended with a touching tribute to former actor Norm MacDonald, who passed away on September 14
Kasey Musgraves performed Justified and Camera Roll from her new Star-Crossed album