"Saturday Night Live" Paints Bill Cosby As A Senile Cliff Huxtable In Prison Skit

Saturday Night Live delivered a number of controversial laughs this previous weekend. First, the sketch comedy present emulated the Kanye West and Donald Trump White House assembly. Then, SNL determined to purpose for the lately imprisoned Bill Cosby. Cosby was sentenced to a few to 10 years for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. Media retailers have been reporting that Cosby is having a soothing time in jail, having fun with walks with the jail workers and having fun with his personal cell. SNL reenvisioned Cosby’s seemingly docile jail expertise in a hilarious skit.

Seth Myers performed a brand new inmate that’s positioned in Cosby’s cell. Cosby, performed by Kenan Thompson, does not even appear to comprehend that he’s being punished. Thompson impersonates a confused Cosby who cannot separate his personal persona from Cliff Huxtable. “I’m in jail and loving it,” states Cosby. “No children with the darndest issues, restricted interactions with Camille, and after I was combating incarceration, I had no concept that one of many staple meals of the jail system is Jello.”

The skit additionally references Geoffrey Owens, the actor who performed Elvin. Owens was noticed working at a Trader Joe’s this Summer, which led to a viral job reference for the actor.