As Joe Biden gets ready for the big 2012 Vice Presidential debate this evening, Democrats can only hope that he doesn't channel any of the parodies below while behind the podium.

"The Onion" and its video counterpart have almost cornered the market on spoofing the Vice President, with many of our favorite Biden parodies still coming from them. Of course, Jason Sudeikis' portrayal of him on "Saturday Night Live" has also shaped the way we think about Biden. Sometimes, it's hard to tell where the real VP starts and the parody version begins.

Check out Biden parodies from "The Onion" and "SNL" as well as some of our other favorites below ahead of tonight's big debate.

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  • 'SNL': 2008 VP Debate

    Jason Sudeikis made his debut as Joe Biden on "Saturday Night Live" spoofing the memorable "Can I call ya Joe?" debate with Sarah Palin.

  • @VeepJoeBiden On Twitter

    Veep Joe Biden has been practicing a while for the 2012 debate. He recently tweeted: "Debate prep is hard! I'm working a grueling noon to 5:00 p.m. schedule and they say I might have to miss 'The Voice' tonight. No bueno."

  • 'The Onion': 'Shirtless Biden Washes Trans Am In White House Driveway'

    "This baby just needs a little scrub down," Biden is quoted as saying (on a side note: this image <a href="">once appeared on the NY Times homepage</a> and it was hilarious).

  • 'SNL': Joe Biden's Road To The White House

    "We may sell Hawaii to Saudi Arabia, or just destroy it so it can't fall into North Korean hands."

  • The Joe Biden Bad Lip Reading

    America. Freedom. Biden.

  • 'The Onion': 'Joe Biden Shows Up To Inauguration With Ponytail'

    You know he could totally rock this look in real life.

  • 'SNL': No Presidents Allowed

    "Saturday Night Live" confirmed what we already expected/hoped: Biden and W are secretly BFFs. We hope they catch that butterfly.

  • SuperNews: European Obama & Biden

    Biden has some slamin' "Euopean" outfits.

  • 'The Onion': 'Biden Now A Purple Belt'

    There's no way this guy doesn't already know Karate.

  • 'SNL': Joe Jamal-Biden

    Biden probably does have a friend named Cockroach.

  • 'The Onion': Biden Hitchhikes To DNC

    If you pick up Biden, make sure you have a tape deck for Foreigner tapes.

  • 'SNL': It's Biden Time

    "Cause when things can't get any worse, it's Biden time."

  • 'The Onion': 'Biden Receives Lifetime Ban From Dave & Buster's'

    Surprisingly, the Vice President's <a href=",17285/" target="_hplink">10 years of deviance</a> at Dave & Busters aren't widely reported elsewhere.

  • Funny Or Die: "Batmobama And Robiden"

    Artist <a href="">Paul Richmond</a> writes: "My painting 'Batmobama and Robiden' shows our Democratic candidates Obama and Biden as the famous dynamic duo from the campy sixties series, with the bat signal projecting their campaign logo from atop the distant White House. Looming eerily in the corner are the villains, Penguin and Catwoman, who look suspiciously like the Republican nominees McCain and Palin." We love the Obama "O" as the bat signal.

  • 'Onion News Network': Joe Biden For Hennessy?

    According to ONN, his "sly trademark grin" and "International playboy status" made him a perfect spokesperson for the luxury brand.

  • 'SNL': Biden Gets The Big Boy Chair

    When President Obama's away, Joe Biden will play.

  • So Long To Ya, 2010

    Joe Biden (in puppet form) sings about 2010's biggest moments with Puppet Barack Obama.

  • 'The Onion': 'Biden To Cool His Heels In Mexico For A While'

    To escape the fast pace of Washington, Biden went down to Mexico to enjoy some of those <a href=",17996/" target="_hplink">"dirt-cheap margies they got down here."</a>

  • 'SNL': Biden Makes His Case To The People

    "When Americas chose Barack Obama they also got me, Joe Biden."

  • "I'm Gonna Win!" Featuring Joe Biden

    Go to about the 3:35 mark to see Joe Biden rap like you've never heard before.

  • 'SuperNews': Obama & Biden's 'Drummer Boy' Duet

    We want to believe that Joe Biden is cooler than someone who likes Creed, but if not, Scott Stapp's recent lack of support must have been a big blow.

  • 'Onion News Network': Biden Thinks American Women Could Look Better

    Our Vice President is on a mission to turn 5s into 7s.

  • 'Jimmy Kimmel Live': The VP Of Comedy Tour

    Joe Biden finally gets the laughs he deserves in this Jimmy Kimmel sketch, which Fox News obviously got a kick out of.

  • College Humor: New Joe Biden Swearing Footage (NSFW)

    Now THIS is a 'big f*cking deal.'

  • Joe Biden At The DNC

    And of course, the greatest person to parody Joe Biden, is Joe Biden.

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