‘Bonjour—hi!’: SNL airs Canadian themed ‘Drake watch’ sketch, references Degrassi
The Canadian Press
Posted October 18, 2020 11:03 am
Up to date October 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Visitor host Issa Rae performed a Toronto correspondent at a French-Canadian information channel within the piece titled “Bonjour — hello.”
SNL pokes enjoyable at Canadians in ‘Drake Watch’ sketch
She stood in entrance of a inexperienced display picture of Toronto’s waterfront for a information channel section known as “Drake Watch,” and held a microphone emblazoned with the CBC brand.
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Rae and two information anchors had French accents as they chatted about whether or not she had seen the Toronto rapper.
She stated she confused him with a person in a wheelchair, which is a reference to Drake’s character Jimmy Brooks from his days starring on the Canadian sequence “Degrassi: The Subsequent Era.”
Montrealers react to SNL’s ‘Bonjour—hello!’ media skit
There have been another Canadian components to the “ SNL” episode on NBC and International — Toronto-born actor Jim Carrey returned to play U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and Stratford-Ont.-raised pop star Justin Bieber was the musical visitor.
“SNL” is again to airing episodes from Studio 8H at Rockefeller Middle in New York, after doing distant performances throughout the COVID-19 lockdown final season.
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