SNL Fans Are Super Worried About Sean Spicer's Career

To promote her latest appearance as the beleaguered White House Press Secretary, McCarthy spent Friday afternoon touring New York City in her Spicer getup, traveling with a podium down the streets of NYC.

The show began with Alec Baldwin reprising his piercing impersonation of President Donald Trump.

But oh man, was it a doozy: Aidy Bryant showed up first as Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, but as soon as the White House press corps spotted Spicer hiding in the bushes, Spicey came out swingin'. That's not a criticism: The beats are reliably amusing, whether it's Spicer physically abusing reporters (with fire extinguishers and pillars) or having overly-elaborate props (in this case, Russian nesting dolls, which is amusing on multiple layers, literally) in order to convey his points. Photos and video of McCarthy, as Spicer, in midtown Manhattan, rolling around behind the White House lectern, also stoked expectations. "How do we know?" Because he told us so. Period. Then he hired lawyers to agree with him.

"If he's your friend, why is everyone saying he's about to fire you and replace you with Sarah?" a reporter asks McCarthy.

At that, McCarthy's Spicer loses it, and takes his moving podium to the streets of NY "to find Trump". "On behalf of everyone here, I just want to say: I can't believe you're president", Holt declared.

The skit also addresses recent rumors that Trump is considering ousting Spicer.

"Trump" then tried to ease his employee's fears with an unusual request.

"I think I can't do this anymore Mr Trump".

Trump answers: "I'm famous".

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"Is this like in Godfather when you kiss me and no one ever sees me again?"

It sometimes seems the opposition to Trump is carried by a cadre of Irish Americans - Colbert, Maher, Baldwin, McCarthy, even Fallon these days.

Saturday's episode opened with a bang, beginning with a parody of a President Trump's NBC News interview with Lester Holt Thursday. McCarthy asks Baldwin, who is playing the president in the sketch.

Trump asks Holt for his undying loyalty, and then reminds everyone that he won the election "fair and square".

"With one performance, Sean Spicer no longer controls how people perceive him", wrote Vulture's Jesse David Fox in February. "Is this all over?"

The cold open picked another one of those low-hanging fruits from last week, notably Time magazine's report that Trump gets "two scoops" of ice cream when everyone else around the table at dinner gets but one.

He shot down a question from Glen "Michelin Man" Thrush, who asked him to comment on tweets calling the president "unhinged", insisting, "If he's insane, he's insane like a fox. with mental problems".

"I am not a crook, OK?"

"No, no, no, I am nothing like Nixon".

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