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SNL: Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben Fight to Keep Jobs in Skit

Practically Everyone Breaks Character During SNL's Hilarious Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben Skit

We all know that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit pockets pretty badly, but has anyone bothered to think about the iconic food mascots? Saturday Night Live did, and pulled off what could be their funniest sketch of the night! During the highly anticipated post-election episode, Maya Rudolph, Kenan Thompson, and Dave Chappelle showed viewers how things would have went down if Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben, and the Allstate guy had to defend their jobs in real life.

The brands of the first two characters underwent massive changes earlier this year after years of criticism for their racist, stereotypical imagery. But, as Chappelle's "Guy From Waiting to Exhale" (otherwise known as Dennis Haysbert) points out, he's a real person, unlike Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben. And his voice is really damn soothing. We don't want to miss out on that! Somehow, the discussion digresses to the fullness of Pete Davidson's lips. Yes, we meet the comedian in addition to Count Chocula, whom he's playing in the sketch. It's no surprise that practically everyone in the skit almost bursts into laughter more than once! Watch the sketch above.

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