The May 6 episode of Saturday Night Live featured a very welcome blast from the past. While watching on Saturday, I immediately got deja vu seeing cast member Sasheer Zamata appear on screen dressed as The Chief from the beloved '90s TV game show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? But in this SNL sketch, the game was Where in the World is Kellyanne Conway? The spoof of the series was pitch perfect in every way — from the a capella singers, to the stage, the "gumshoe" kid contestants, and the host. It was enough to make you feel like it was the '90s again — until a perfect 2017 twist at the end regarding the adviser to President Donald Trump.
Kate McKinnon's always-amazing Kellyanne Conway donned Carmen Sandiego's trademark red coat and hat in the series graphics as the game show was introduced. “Well she used to be on TV, on like every single panel," says the updated lyrics to the theme song. "One day we all woke up and she was no longer there. What could have happened, she is not on any channel, no. Tell me, where in the world is Kellyanne Conway?” The "gumshoes" are told by the host that they're competing for "a trip with your mom to Sacramento" if they can find her.
The twist: the kids tell the host that they don't want to find Kellyanne, even if a trip is at stake. And this causes the host to shrug, throwing in the towel. "Seven weeks in a row, and no one wants to finWatch the sketch in the video below.d her," he says, closing out the too-short, but still spot-on skit.
Earlier this year, the Trump adviser had made many TV appearances — and they were usually parodied on SNL — and now, the NBC sketch show is parodying her absence in the funniest way. Watch the sketch in the video below.