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'SNL' Took On 'I'm Just A Bill' From 'Schoolhouse Rock!'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" transported everyone back to their childhoods last night when it took on the classic educational program "Schoolhouse Rock!" for...

'SNL' Mocks Obama's Handling Of Ebola

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" kicked off this weekend's Jim Carrey-hosted episode with some not-so-subtle ridicule of President Obama and his Ebola Czar Ron K...

Things Get Tense Between Hillary And Michelle On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy

Sometimes it's easy to tell when someone is being passive aggressive, like when they refer to something as monumental as the American Care Act as a "r...

'SNL' Imagines If The GOP Went To Coachella

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.13.2014 | Comedy

If the GOP is going to reach young voters at music festivals like Coachella, they should probably avoid calling people "home slices" and using "ratche...

We're Still Investigating Whether This 'SNL' Cold Open Was Funny

Gregory Fink | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy

Whether she's playing the Biebs or Ellen DeGeneres, it almost seems Kate McKinnon can’t do a bad impression. So color us surprised that McKinnon’s...

SNL Shows What Happens When You Take Gays Out Of The Olympics

Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy

For this week's cold open sketch, "Saturday Night Live" imagined what would happen to the Sochi Olympics if Vladimir Putin's anti-gay stance caused ma...

'SNL' Troubleshoots Obamacare Website Problems

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting to President Obama's biggest problem of the week with a cold open sketch about the devastating Obamacare ...

Jesse Pinkman Joins Obama In 'SNL' Cold Open

Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its 39th season with Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah) doing his best to explain the embattled Affordable Care Act. To suppo...

SNL Takes On Jodi Arias

Posted 05.13.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its penultimate show of the season with a send-up of the Benghazi hearings, mocking Republican saber-rattling on the trag...

'SNL' Takes On Gun Control

Posted 04.14.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" kicked off its Vince Vaughn-helmed episode with a cold open that focused on the continuing gun control debate. President Oba...

WATCH: Martin Luther King's Ghost Visits President Obama

Posted 01.27.2013 | Comedy

Can you imagine the powerful exchange that would take place if the ghost of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to visit President Obama? Well, i...

'SNL' Takes On Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o & Jodie Foster

Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" had plenty of scandalous news items to work with this week. So how did they squeeze them all in? The NBC sketch show threw all o...

WATCH: 'SNL' Mocks Fiscal Cliff Talks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live took on the fiscal cliff negotiations this week. House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama held a joint press conferen...

WATCH: SNL Mocks 2nd Presidential Debate

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live took on the second presidential debate this week, with Jay Pharoah playing President Obama and Jason Sudeikis as Mitt Romney. Newc...

WATCH: Jay Pharoah Debuts Obama Impression On 'SNL' Opener

Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy

There's a new Obama in town. Jay Pharoah debuted his POTUS impression on Saturday night's SNL season premiere, replacing Fred Armisen in the role. ...

WATCH: 'SNL' Mocks Mitt Romney's Desperation

Posted 04.08.2012 | Comedy

Though Mitt Romney appears to be the obvious frontrunner in the GOP 2012 race, he still hasn't managed to win over a sizable portion of his party. But...

WATCH: Newt Gingrich's Moon Colony On 'SNL'

Posted 02.06.2012 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its Channing Tatum-helmed episode with a Sci-Fi sketch parodying Newt Gingrich's claims that if elected president he will...

WATCH: SNL Mocks Trump Debate With Greta Van Susteren Opening

Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

Donald Trump's scheduled GOP debate may be slowly driving off a cliff as we speak, but that didn't stop SNL from taking a few well-placed jabs at the ...

WATCH: SNL Presents Yet Another GOP Debate

Posted 11.25.2011 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live opened its 37th season with a send-up of the seemingly endless parade of GOP debates. This one, entitled "Either The 7th or 8t...

'SNL': Strauss-Kahn's First Night In Jail

Posted 07.22.2011 | Comedy

There's nothing us regular folk love more than seeing a ridiculously wealthy guy who thinks the rules don't apply to him have a bad time. So for the c...

"SNL" Comes Down On Obama Administration For Caving On Public Option (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"SNL" Opened last night with sketch mocking Joe Biden, the Obama administration, and concessions they've made to get the health care bill passed. "The...