Louis C.K.'s Lincoln Turns President Into Stand-Up Comedian On 'SNL' (VIDEO)

11/04/2012 01:00 am 01:00:51 | Updated Apr 23, 2015

Daniel Day-Lewis is being acclaimed for his hyper-realistic portrayal of our 16th president, so it only seems logical that the grittiest comedy on TV right now, "Louie," would merge with Abraham Lincoln. Right?

Enter Louis C.K. playing Abraham Lincoln on "Saturday Night Live," going to the Comedy Cellar to deliver stand-up about slavery, and fighting with Mary Todd about the little things in life.

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