I’ve got to hand it to the folks at Saturday Night Live – when they want to pour scorn and derision on worldwide cultural events, they do it in style and aim for maximum laughs. Not only did Tina Fey return as Donald Trump‘s right-hand woman, Sarah Palin, yesterday (January 23) but the SNL crew poked fun at the Oscars‘ lack of diversity, by staging their own awards ceremony, the Screen Guild Awards, in a spot-on sketch.
In a send-up of films such as Creed and Straight Outta Compton, SNL players Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan and Jon Rudnitsky are nominated for a series of roles – roles that quickly descend from full parts, to bit parts such as Dave The Librarian, Phone Voice Guy and White Man With A Camera.
It’s sketches like this that prove SNL is still at the top of its game after all these years. You can watch the sketch here: