On Saturday, Aubrey Plaza hosted Saturday Evening Dwell. Although the actress lately had a breakout function in season two of HBO’s hit drama The White Lotus, her past love is comedy. Most individuals found Plaza on the present Parks & Recreationthe place she carried out reverse Amy Poehler, an alumna of the SNL kind.
Throughout the episode, Poehler joined Plaza for “Weekend Replace,” the place they performed their respective characters Parks & Rec, April Ludgate and Leslie Knope. Poehler donned her outdated energy go well with and Plaza donned a grey hoodie and a darkish brown wig – the actress is at present a platinum blonde.
The sketch started with anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che welcoming April to the phase so she might “encourage younger folks to become involved in native authorities” as she is an official of the Parks and Recreation Division in Pawnee, Indiana.
“Everybody ought to become involved the place they stay. Once you’re younger, it is best to get a job as a rubbish man or one thing,” April recommended. She added that civilians can attempt to change into a “canine catcher and simply say you may’t discover one”.
Knope then arrives to do some inside jokes on the weekend replace, bringing again the recurring joke that Knope thinks Joe Biden is among the sexiest males alive. Biden additionally appeared in an earlier clip the place Biden truly appeared to congratulate Plaza on being probably the most well-known particular person in Deleware.
Poehler herself was as soon as an anchor on “Weekend Replace,” together with boyfriend Tina Fey after which Seth Meyers. She began Parks and Rec in 2009 after departure Saturday Evening Dwell a yr earlier.
Leslie advised Jost through the phase, “I wish to choose your brains on this job, on this present, as a result of I used to look at this when Seth Meyers went it alone with nobody else and he made it look actual simple.”
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamour, Marie Claire and extra. Her first guide, The lonely hunter, shall be launched in February 2022 by Dial Press.