This week’s episode of the sketch present opened with a skit that noticed Dr. Anthony Fauci (Kate McKinnon) host a recreation present known as “So You Assume You Can Get the Vaccine?” wherein vaccine hopefuls pled their case for why they’re worthy of the shot.
The logic for rolling out the vaccine through recreation present? Effectively, as McKinnon’s Fauci defined: “People will solely need to get it if another person can’t.”
Much like different actuality competitions, contestants needed to earn the approval of three stern judges — Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom (Alex Moffat), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Pete Davidson) and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Cecily Sturdy).
A number of individuals stepped as much as get the vaccine, to no avail. When a pregnant lady (Melissa Villaseñor) requested if she will be able to get the vaccine, Davidson’s Cuomo replied, “I do not know, can you?”
“No, that wasn’t a grammar factor,” he added. “We genuinely do not know.”
After many contestants, together with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (Aidy Bryant), pled their circumstances, one grandpa (Mikey Day) lastly earned approval from the politicians. There was one downside —the aged man cannot get vaccinated till he makes an appointment on-line.
Davidson’s Cuomo supplied the person, who makes use of his pc primarily for spider solitaire, recommendation.
“However, when you do really feel sick, ensure you depart the nursing dwelling and get to the hospital! Wink,” he stated.
This week’s “SNL” was hosted Nick Jonas, who additionally doubled as musical visitor. The artist was final on the present in 2019 the place he reunited together with his former band The Jonas Brothers for the trio’s first return to this system since 2009.
Contributing: Rasha Ali