‘Bonjour—hi!’: SNL airs Canadian themed ‘Drake watch’ sketch, references Degrassi

The newest episode of “Saturday Evening Reside” had a Canadian-themed caricature, whole with references to Drake, “Degrassi” and the CBC.

Visitor host Issa Rae performed a Toronto correspondent at a French-Canadian information channel within the piece titled “Bonjour — hello.”

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SNL pokes a laugh at Canadians in ‘Drake Watch’ caricature

She stood in entrance of a inexperienced display screen symbol of Toronto’s waterfront for a information channel phase referred to as “Drake Watch,” and held a microphone emblazoned with the CBC brand.

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Rae and two information anchors had French accents as they chatted about whether or not she had noticed the Toronto rapper.

She mentioned she perplexed him with a person in a wheelchair, which is a connection with Drake’s persona Jimmy Brooks from his days starring at the Canadian sequence “Degrassi: The Subsequent Technology.”

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There have been any other Canadian components to the “ SNL” episode on NBC and World — Toronto-born actor Jim Carrey returned to play U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and Stratford-Ont.-raised pop big name Justin Bieber used to be the musical visitor.

“SNL” is again to airing episodes from Studio 8H at Rockefeller Middle in New York, after doing far flung performances right through the COVID-19 lockdown remaining season.

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