“Saturday Night Live” kicked off this week’s episode with Heidi Gardner main a PBS NewsHour centered on three notable Republicans earlier than the midterm elections in lower than two weeks.
First up was Herschel Walker, performed by Kenan Thompson.
“My identify is Herschel Walker Texas Ranger,” Thompson as Walker mentioned, kicking off the chilly open of the NBC selection present. “And I’m working for president of the United Airways.”
Subsequent up: Dr. Mehmet Oz, performed by Mikey Day.
“My Pennsylvania Phillies are within the World Collection, and I simply had a scrumptious Philadelphia cheese and steak. Yum!” Day’s Oz declared.
Lastly: Kari Lake, performed by Cecily Sturdy.
“Nice to be with you,” she mentioned. “In your candy little present stuffed with lies.”
Gardner because the PBS NewsHour host famous all three have been doing effectively within the polls recently regardless of having no political expertise.
“And that’s the place I don’t know,” Thompson’s Walker mentioned when requested why his assist was rising. “The entire world is a thriller, ain’t it? For instance, a thermos it retains the recent issues scorching but in addition the chilly issues chilly. My query is… how does it resolve?”
This was adopted up with the query of why so many Georgians, the state through which Walker is working for Senate, nonetheless assist him regardless of his many controversies.
“Gasoline,” he mentioned.
The subsequent query went to Day’s Dr. Oz, who the PBS NewsHour host mentioned has caught as much as his Pennsylvania Senate race opponent, John Fetterman.
“I used to be a protracted shot,” Day’s Dr. Oz mentioned. “However I instructed myself you’ll be able to win this election when you’re sincere, you’re truthful and in case your opponent has a debilitating medical emergency.”
Fetterman had a stroke earlier this 12 months.
Sturdy’s Lake responded to her rise within the polls by saying she was a “fighter” and had despatched again “over two thousand salads” in her lifetime.
“And I’m not afraid to do the identical factor with democracy,” she mentioned.
Walker then requested to take the following query and started to speak about Pokémon.
Gardner’s PBS host talked about that Lake has proposed main adjustments to voting legal guidelines in Arizona.
“If the folks of Arizona elect me, I’ll be certain that they by no means should vote ever once more,” Sturdy’s Lake mentioned.
The phase then wrapped up with Thompson’s Walker saying “yippee ki-yay and go Halloween” earlier than the present’s signature catch phrase, “Dwell… from New York! It’s Saturday evening!”