Melissa McCarthy's funniest 'SNL' moment had nothing to do with politics

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The depiction referenced a Washington Post article detailing Mr Spicer's awkward retreat into the shrubbery to avoid the media following the unceremonious dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday. Baldwin's Trump replies, "Only since you started working here". In a pathos-inducing sequence, Spicer scours the streets of New York City on a motorized podium searching for his pal. After some of his classic attempts to answer questions (one involving Russian nesting dolls) he drives his podium to NY to find President Trump and confront him about his possible firing.

The scene where McCarthy as Spicer was hiding in the bushes while his deputy appeared to be taking over and another scene where Baldwin and McCarthy play off each other as Spicer tries to save his job are hilarious but telling.

They gave us an anxious Spicer, searching for Donald Trump, desperate to prove to himself and the press that his friend does care about him and would never use him to perpetuate a lie.

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Despite Spicer's reluctance to agree, the press secretary made a decision to go to NY and find out from the President himself whether or not he's been lied to. The faux president then told his faux press secretary to kiss him.

Game Show - Melissa McCarthy may be the best physical comic to take to Saturday Night Live since Chris Farley (though Molly Shannon comes close too).

'Oh my god it's Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, what are you guys doing here?' Melissa asked as the couple hugged Joan and wished her a Happy Mother's Day. She was asked during the press briefing where Spicer was.

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"Is this like The Godfather where you kiss me and no one ever sees me again", asks McCarthy's Spicer, who initially resists. SNL's season ends next weekend and the odds of Spicer still being press secretary when the show returns in the fall are very low for a whole host of reasons. Baldwin's Trump insisted that it had less to do with the economy and more about sex with the First Lady. Even the point blank statement wasn't enough for Holt to yell, "Got him!" though, because "nothing matters anymore".

Baldwin opened the episode with his Trump impression as well, lampooning the president's controversial interview with Lester Holt (Michael Che).

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