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You might think it’s hard to wring any humor out of the Bill Cosby saga but Saturday Night Live gave it a go, turning some entertainment prison tropes on their head.

The sketch gets a lot of fuel from the reveal and then Kenan Thompson’s always on-point Cosby impersonation, but his cellmate (play by Seth Meyers) gets laughs with some dead-panned deliveries like, “On behalf of every one of your fans, it is so disappointing to be meeting you now.”

Things lose steam a bit as the sketch falls back on a bunch of The Cosby Show references and, besides a clunky line delivered by Meyers, doesn’t really drop the hammer on Cosby other than portray him as a delusional old man. 

Still, there’s enough weirdness here, like the turtle “Quincy Jones,” to get a few good laughs out of the situation.

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