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Bellachefa Mar 10, 2012 09:15 PM

in case y'aaaawl care

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    dolly52 RE: Bellachefa Mar 10, 2012 09:16 PM

    yawn

    1. EricMM RE: Bellachefa Mar 11, 2012 10:23 AM

      The skit was awful. It would nave been potentially funny if they had used Bobby Moynihan or Jonah Hill to play her.

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        Bellachefa RE: EricMM Mar 11, 2012 11:46 AM

        agree completely. I posted as it started here on the east coast with great hope. I expected it to be brilliant, but it was a catastrophe. Kristin Wiig should have nailed it. Likely she didn't have enough time to study the character of Paula and take advantage of the charicarture that is Deen.

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          Frosty Melon RE: Bellachefa Mar 12, 2012 12:16 PM

          What else about Deen is there to parody besides her accent and fondness for butter & oil, which were the dominant components of the skit? Wiig's enthusiasm is commendable, and going drag is old-hat for SNL (Snooki, Joy Behar, etc.).

          Expecting anything on SNL to be brilliant is to beg for disappointment (I watch each new episode hoping for surprise. Sometimes I get it, more often I don't.)

      2. Kagemusha RE: Bellachefa Mar 11, 2012 01:09 PM

        It's really tough to parody a parody.

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          FoodPopulist RE: Bellachefa Mar 12, 2012 03:24 PM

          It's not the first time she has been played by Wiig. There was a fake commercial for paper towels in a 2010 show hosted by Scarlett Johanssen.

          transcript: http://snltranscripts.jt.org/10/10fde...
          video on Hulu: http://www.hulu.com/watch/193083/satu...

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            rccola RE: Bellachefa Jul 24, 2012 01:23 PM

            Suddenly Paula Deen is everywhere on every show as judge or just (YAAAAY!!!!) celebrity. Does anyone else think the Food Network Gods are trying to rehab her in the public eye?

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              sandylc RE: Bellachefa Jul 24, 2012 04:30 PM

              Biggest problem was the absolutely TERRIBLE southern accent by Kristin Wiig - has she NEVER heard one, EVER?

              1. C. Hamster RE: Bellachefa Jul 24, 2012 04:54 PM

                But she's LOWST thirty POWNDS ...... Y'all ....

                Yes someone is obviously on positive damage control.

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