Thursday night's Vice Presidential debate got the Saturday Night Live treatment Oct. 13 -- and neither Joe Biden nor opponent Paul Ryan was spared from mockery.
In a send-up of the incumbent number two's lively war of words with his Republican challenger, Jason Sudeikis played the role of Biden, 69, who was frequently laughing and bellowing throughout Thursday's proceedings, with a smirking Taram Killam (wearing an Eddie Munster-like hairpiece) portraying Mitt Romney's running mate Ryan, 42.
After Ryan's opening statement addressees the deficit, unemployment and other matters, an incredulous Biden bellows: "With all due respect, this is a bunch of malarky!"
When the moderator Martha Raddatz (Kate McKinnon) asks Biden to clarify "malarky," Ryan explains, "Uh, it's Irish."
Counters Biden: "No, no no. Irish is I come over and smack that dumb look off your face!"
Calling his hometown of Scranton, Penn. the "single worst place on Earth," Biden tells Ryan: "You don't scare me, shark eyes!"
Biden also speaks to snapshots of his younger opponent working out and lifting weights. "There's Jim strong, and they're Old Man strong . . . You wanna know my workout? When the AmTrak breaks down in my morning commute, I strip down to my tightey whities, and I push that bitch all the way to Washington! I am monkey strong, brother!"
As Raddatz presses Ryan to give more specifics to the Romney-Ryan plan, Ryan counters, "No. But let me say it again with hand gestures!" (Later in the skit, Ryan quenches his thirst from a vase-sized water glass.)
Pleas Raddatz: "America's small children have asked you to stop looking directly into the lens. Apparently they find it upsetting."
Watch Biden and Ryan get spoofed in this hilarious sketch now!
This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: See Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Vice Presidential Debate Spoofed by Jason Sudeikis, Taran Killam on SNL
- Oct. 08, 2016 See how celebs are reacting to Hurricane Matthew