“Hello! Invite to the Super Bowl – four hours of television for 11 minutes of action. I am James No, Not That One Brown,” Thompsons Brown stated. The NBC variety show opened up Saturday’s episode mocking the CBS Super Bowl pre-game program with Kenan Thompson playing CBS Sports anchor, James Brown.
“But today we come together in a spirit of unity to view football. And murder billions of chickens for their delicious wings,” Thompson stated. Thompson discussed that this season has been anything however regular thanks to the pandemic, in addition to racial and political divisions.
Thompsons Brown stated that the league worked difficult to keep Covid at bay all season and luckily they just had “700 cases”. The fake CBS pre-game crew likewise mentioned that the advertisements for Sunday’s game – when the Kansas City Chief’s take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa – nearly brought them to tears. “SNL” then showed a phony ad for Cheez-Its that featured images of historical figures fighting injustice.
The advertisement ended with the tag-line: “Cheez-Its, historically delicious.” That was followed by a phony advertisement “to stabilize out the progressive advertisements” from Papa John’s. It revealed off Papa John’s pizza together with conspiracy theories and ended with the announcer saying “stop by with your Q-pon today.”
“Wait, that’s a pizza advertisement?” Thompsons Brown said. After speaking with the two coaches in the Super Bowl, Andy Reid and Bruce Arians, both played by Aidy Bryant, the pre-game show ended with the commentators making last forecasts for Sundays big game. Former coach Bill Cowher, played by Alex Moffat, anticipated that “at the end of the game, Covid will deal with the Florida crowd and thank them for an extraordinary opportunity.”
The crew then said the program’s signature sign on, “Live… From New York! It’s Saturday night.”