Comedian Tina Fey returned to her Saturday Night Live roots to offer the country some comedic therapy as they continue to deal with the uncertainty of the coronavirus.
And yes, she was hysterical.
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“This pandemic is far from over and there will be many emotional ups-and-downs,” Fey said Saturday (May 9) on the “Weekend Update” segment that she used to do every week alongside Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler between 2000 and 2006. “Ride those waves, mothers. Ride them like a day-drunk boomer at a currently open Georgia water park.”
Fey also touched on everything from trying to teach her children Latin (‘I’m making up gibberish’) to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (“three months ago, everyone was so worried about (them.’) Heck, she even offered some cooking hacks for those moms who are beginning to go a tad stir crazy these days.
“If you’re baking cookies and you don’t have any flour, you can just go to bed,” she smiled. “Yeah. You can all just shut your mouths and go to bed.”
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The episode serves as the season finale for the show, which has offered much needed comedic relief in the weeks following the country being virtually shut down over the ongoing coronavirus spread. The show’s regular stars have been filming their portions of the show remotely, while welcoming a slew of celebrities such as Martin Short and Josh Gad.