This week on Saturday Night Live, Bowen Yang was as soon as once more a standout forged member.
Following a enjoyable flip as Daddy Lengthy Legs in “Bug Meeting” earlier within the night time, he appeared on Weekend Replace as an Oompa Loompa to speak in regards to the images of Timothée Chalamet’s Willy Wonka/”Twonka” that leaked earlier this week.
Comedy sketches, like Wonka candies, are available two varieties. There are the one-joke sketches — these are like Pixie Sticks, a tube of sugar designed for a candy rush. Then there are the layered sketches — like Gobstoppers, there’s lots happening and the flavour’s at all times altering. This was an amazing instance of the latter.
Yang was launched as “a proud, homosexual, Oompa Loompa” (watch the clip above), however it seems that he hadn’t instructed his household he was homosexual. In reality, he’s there to speak about unsafe working circumstances in Willy Wonka’s sweet manufacturing unit. So he’s pressured to speak about labor relations whereas additionally attempting to carry in his anxiousness about his household discovering out about his sexuality for the primary time on nationwide TV.
The Oompa Loompa torn between eager to name his household, however attempting to remain on process and “learn my little paper” stuffed with OSHA violations (in cutesy, “scrum-diddly-umptious” Wonka language, natch), retains including ranges to the bit. Then, in fact, there’s his salacious description of Chalamet, who seems as “yummy as lickable wallpaper.”
On prime of that layer, there’s the Oompa Loompa’s cattiness at battle along with his outrage on the harmful work surroundings. And on prime of that is him mentioning the inherent absurdity of individuals singing about useless youngsters. Lastly, beneath all of it is the concern of a real-world IATSE strike; although a deal was made on Saturday to keep away from the TV and movie manufacturing shutdown, you may wager Lorne Michaels had a sleepless night time or two on the considered SNL going darkish for weeks (or months) whereas his crew picketed 30 Rock.
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