In real life, Sanders was forced to field questions about the press secretary's role as Trump threatened to cancel all press briefings - and SNL jumped into that debate head first. Her Spicer responded by ripping a pillar from the wall and throwing it at the reporter, exclaiming, "I honestly hope to God that killed her!"
But things turn emotional when the press corps asks about Spicer's rumored numbered days at the White House, and suggest Trump may be lying to him.
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. "Because he TOLD us so!" We then saw a teary-eyed "Spicer" riding his motorized podium in the streets of New York City, saying lines like, "I promise I'll talk better", as the iconic Simon and Garfunkel song, "The Only Living Boy In New York" played underneath.
"Wait, is this like "The Godfather" where you kiss me and no one ever sees me again", Spicer asks.
Next week is the show's season finale, with Baldwin already locked down to play Trump.
While I didn't love the skit's treatment of mental health (The "he's crazy" jokes aren't amusing!), I'll never get exhausted of McCarthy's awesome physical comedy.
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Holt, in a rare portrayal by Weekend Update co-host Michael Che, gleaned a bombshell confession from Trump that James Comey was canned because of his investigation into the President's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
"I did. I fired him because of Russia", Trump told an incredulous Holt.
"Only since you started working here", Trump replied. Following this week's firing of FBI Director Jim Comey, Baldwin sat down with Michael Che as Lester Holt to spoof the President's interview on NBC News.
On SNL, Spicer was heartbroken over the thought that President Trump could potentially lie to him or get rid of him, even as Spicer defended Mr. Trump to the point of throwing objects at reporters in the mock daily briefings shown on SNL.
When Spicer and the White House's lack of credibility are the central focus of an SNL sketch, the problem has gone mainstream. "I should fire him", Baldwin's Trump says. When a few reporters asked Sanders if she would just take over for Spicer, given her much more pleasant demeanor, Spicer stormed back into the press room to reclaim the podium.