Melissa McCarthy’s funniest ‘SNL’ moment had nothing to do with politics
Long before she bowled us all over with her jaw-droppingly perfect Sean Spicer impression on Saturday Night Live, Melissa McCarthy had proven herself as a master of physical comedy.
While the temptation must have been high for SNL writers to give “Spicey” an outsized presence during McCarthy’s May 13 hosting gig, they showed restraint. Spicey’s play date with Alec Baldwin-as-Trump paled next to this game show sketch, which put a fresh spin on one of comedy’s oldest props: the cream pie.
McCarthy’s hapless contestant took multiple pies to the face as the game turned against her — and it is comedy gold Every. Single. Time.