Well, it's official. Donald John Trump is now the President of the United States. That was on full display tonight, as the SNL crew went hard in the paint to commemorate Trump's inauguration.
'All of this comedy stuff we do on SNL, Trump is our head writer.
Twitter was flooded with tweets from viewers asking about Baldwin's absence.
Reports have claimed that Putin ordered a series of cyber-attacks with the goal of getting Trump in the White House, which is more than bad enough.
"You're not off to a great start, man", Putin tells Trump.
'Hooray! We did it, huh? You are anxious that your country is in the hands of this unpredictable man. Relax, I've got this - Puti, is going to make everything OK.
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But this time, Russian President Vladimir Putin was the focus of the show's cold open.
'Hello. I am Olya, a Russian woman. "However, I am happy so many people came to your inauguration". "Each day I wake up with big smile on my face like this", as she grimaced.
Bennett's Putin then takes aim at the conflicting number of attendees at the inauguration.
Poking fun at Trump's turnout for the Presidential inauguration, Bennett said: "I'm glad to see so many people turned up to your inauguration", showing a photo of huge crowds in Washington, D.C. Putin chastised his "protégé" for being so obsessed with crowd size, and for even going so far as to say one million people witnessed his swearing in. Wouldn't it be nice to have a good relationship between our two countries again?
He reminded Americans how they can profit from a new relationship with Russian Federation and their main exports: "Oil, track suits, and scary pornography".
The 58-year-old funnyman, who has been portraying the president on "Saturday Night Live" since the debates, was noticeably absent from the sketch comedy's first show since the inauguration. "It's fine. As long as we treat each other with respect and remember that ultimately, we're all Americans, we'll be fine", Ansari said.