Unhealthy Bunny made his SNL debut tonight and it’s each Latin American’s Spanglish dream come true. From his shout-out to Sabado Gigante—the Spanglish-language sport present that aired for 53 years on Univision—to his hilarious collaborations with Marcello Hernandez and particular appearances by fellow Latinos Fred Armisen and Pedro Pascal, in addition to fellow superstars, Mick Jagger and Girl Gaga.
Networks and streamers take be aware. That is one in every of many nice examples of what our neighborhood desires to see extra of in TV and movie. Whereas many people did develop up watching Spanish-language tv, we reside in a really bilingual world. Witnessing Unhealthy Bunny on an American TV establishment similar to SNL was not solely refreshing however completely hilarious. Bravo.
In a spoof of a telenovela El Pasión de las Padillas, Bunny performed a hilarious mustached villain who slapped round his nemesis (performed by Hernandez). But it surely was Punkie Johnson’s maid character named Latina that ate up that sketch.
To not be out-mustached, rocker Jagger exhibits up as the last word unhealthy man who slaps round each Bunny and Hernandez however is unable to finish essentially the most tough activity, determining what on earth Latina was attempting to say.
Jagger returned as Sister Kevin, a male pretending to be a nun in an effort to seduce the ladies, in a spoof of Sister Act 3: Kevin Gone Wild—sorry, Whoopi Goldberg. In a really Casanova-type manner, Kevin admitted he was the one who “corrupted these poor women with my lips and my hips.”
Girl Gaga stunned viewers when she popped in to introduce Unhealthy Bunny, who was pulling double obligation internet hosting and because the musical visitor, forward of his first efficiency. She was on for a mere two seconds but it surely blew up on social media anyway.
Gaga additionally joined Jagger and the remainder of the Rolling Stones at their album launch get together on Friday evening, singing “Sweet Sounds of Heaven.” Who is aware of, possibly this may result in new collabs between the trio.
SNL vet Fred Armisen appeared within the sketch titled “The Age of Discovery,” a medieval story a couple of King and his son who’re displeased with lots of the items offered to them by their loyal servants. However the whole lot modified once they got a funny-looking cigar (marijuana) that they have been satisfied was “dookie.”
In what was the funniest sketch of the evening, Unhealthy Bunny and Pedro Pascal play sisters who’re launched to the non-Latina girlfriend of their nephew and son, respectively. There are such a lot of nods to rising up Latino like emptying out a very good tin of cookies in an effort to hold your stitching shock and the facility of a Latina mother holding a chancleta. Duck!
It’s not simple being inexperienced for Bunny, who performed Shrek within the sketch “Please don’t destroy.”
Latino Twitter has already declared tonight’s Unhealthy Bunny episode as Emmy-worthy. Hopefully, the Academy was watching.
Bonus sketches will be discovered beneath.