Happy Mother’s Day! Amy Schumer and ‘Saturday Night Live’ got you this perfectly safe episode!

Saturday Night Live
Amy Poehler Schumer & Kacey Musgraves
May 12, 2018

It’s Amy Schumer’s second time to host Saturday Night Live, and for the most part, she was fine! She was fine. But last night’s episode also felt a little safe and careful, lacking the boldness and danger that Inside Amy Schumer — the show that made Schumer a star — specialized in. With the exception of one sketch (“The Day You Were Born”), and a wonderful “Weekend Update” cameo, the entire episode felt safe, almost as if the writers and cast didn’t want to do anything that would embarrass their mother’s too much on Mother’s Day eve.

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‘Saturday Night Live’: Melissa McCarthy rides again as Sean Spicer, maybe for the last time?

Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy & Haim
May 13, 2017

What can be said about Melissa McCarthy and Saturday Night Live that I haven’t already said in her other four appearances as host? Melissa McCarthy is a comedy genius and such a natural fit on Saturday Night Live and last night was no exception and even my husband who harbors an unreasonable hatred for Melissa McCarthy agrees that the Sean Spicer bits are pretty hilarious and it is patently absurd that she has hosted the show exactly as many times as Scarlett Johansson what is that even about.

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