SNL: Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro reunite in Meet the Parents spoof

Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller star in SNL skit featuring Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

The cold open begins with Jeff Sessions and Mike Pence at the Department of Justice, talking about how the raid is the latest bit of bad news for the Trump Administration.

The skit comes after Michael Cohen's NY office was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier this week, in relation to suspected allegations of bank fraud and campaign finance violations.

Ben Stiller's Cohen visits Washington, D.C. for a meeting that turns out to be an ambush: Waiting for him is none other than Robert Mueller (Robert De Niro), along with a polygraph test. How cool was it to see DeNiro and Stiller together again? "I will gladly go to jail to protect Mr. Trump", Stiller said. "Because it'll be me", Pence says at one point, receiving a high-five from Sessions.


"Did you say milk?"

The episode was so good that even the politically tinged cold open was solid-which is saying something. "Yeah, like a cow, a goat, or a cat". "You can milk anything with nipples". De Niro was also welcomed with a loud ovation as he appeared on camera. "What?" a surprised Cohen responded. The segment ended with De Niro telling Ben Stiller's Cohen "You broke the law and we're gonna catch you little fockers".

SNL has been regularly bringing in a lot of big-name, outside talent to portray political world figures during the Trump era. Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been played by John Goodman, and Fred Armisen has portrayed author Michael Wolff. McKinnon has played the special counsel, including during an opening sketch sending-up the disastrous "Bachelor" finale.

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