Fred Armisen Returns for ‘Father or mother Entice’ Spoof with Host Jenna Ortega (VIDEO)
Jenna Ortega made her Saturday Night Live internet hosting debut on March 11, which was the right excuse for her Wednesday co-star Fred Armisen to return for a cameo on the NBC sequence.
Armisen stopped by his previous stomping grounds at Studio 8H to affix Ortega — the Wednesday Addams to his Uncle Fester — in a spoof of Parent Trap throughout Saturday’s present. Within the sketch, Ortega is filming a Father or mother Entice remake beneath the course of Bowen Yang’s character. And since Ortega’s physique double is out sick, the director brings in crew member Raymond, performed by Armisen, to learn strains along with her.
However Raymond is tough across the edges, to place it mildly. Within the scene the place Father or mother Entice’s Hallie and Annie understand they’re long-lost twins separated after their mother and father’ divorce, Raymond says, “So they simply break up us up? Why would they do this to us? We gotta kill ‘em.”
Raymond additionally likes Schlitz beer along with his Oreos, and when Ortega’s Hallie reveals off her Shawn Mendes poster, Raymond reveals his celeb crush is Lisa Rinna. “I’d let her wreck me,” he says.
Armisen joined Saturday Night time Dwell as a featured participant in 2002 and earned repertory standing in 2004. Throughout his years on the present, he performed nightclub comic Fericito, snobbish celebration visitor Regine, feathered-haired singer Garth, and punk rocker Ian Garbage, alongside different memorable characters.
The actor exited SNL in 2013, telling Splitsider he determined to depart after Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and Andy Samberg introduced their departures — and after his present Portlandia began taking on extra of his schedule.
“I used to be there for a very long time, and I additionally felt like I got here away from Saturday Night time Dwell feeling very effectively represented,” he mentioned on the time. “I felt, and I nonetheless really feel like, they let me accomplish that a lot stuff that I needed to do. Stuff that I virtually didn’t even know what it was. I used to be like, that is sort of somewhat little bit of an experiment, or that is only a band factor, that is only a music factor. They only let me accomplish that a lot, so I felt very fulfilled. … So it was a mixture of every thing, between Portlandia and the sensation of actual satisfaction and happiness. I used to be like, I’m having fun with this a lot, this’ll be a great time to type to go to the following part.”
After all, Armisen didn’t shut the door on a possible return to SNL — and certainly, the 56-year-old has made quite a few appearances on the present within the decade since his exit.
“I like SNL,” he informed Splitsider. “I like Saturday Night time Dwell, and I actually really feel like individuals who have left earlier than me have all the time stayed with the present. They by no means actually fairly left, which is good. … I really feel like individuals don’t actually simply depart in a chilly approach. I feel individuals keep round in their very own approach.”
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