You weren’t daydreaming: Two old “Saturday Night Live” favorites returned to the set this weekend in a surprise reincarnation.
Bill Murray, the iconic SNL comedian, and Fred Armisen, who defined the show during the 2000s, came back as guests in the show’s cold open on Saturday evening — playing the roles of a source and a journalist, respectively. (Murray left the show in 1980; Armisen departed in 2013.)
Murray offers himself as Steve Bannon, the former White House adviser who fell out of President Trump’s graces after it was revealed that he gave unflattering quotes to Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff, played by Armisen. In the scene, they’re discussing the salacious Wolff tell-all on — where else — Morning Joe.
Here’s the clip:
Bannon, of course, has appeared on SNL before — as the Grim Reaper, the masked figure mysteriously guiding Trump’s decisions. Little did we know that Murray was available the entire time.
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