August 8, 2022

This {couples} counseling appointment from hell is past a pair’s worst nightmare. Featured participant Punkie Johnson takes the lead on this Saturday Evening Stay sketch when host Jake Gyllenhaal and Melissa Villaseñor go to {couples} remedy. Johnson, who is commonly underneath utilized on the present, actually will get to indicate off her comedy chops, and can go away you wanting extra Johnson each episode.

Gyllenhaal and Villaseñor go to see “the best rated therapist on Zocdoc,” the app the place individuals price medical professionals, to be able to save their marriage. Villaseñor and Gyllenhaal instantly begin arguing about his love of manga when Johnson will get a telephone name, interrupting the session. Johnson code-switches from her therapist voice, saying “Bitch, I informed you to not name me whereas I am working.” The individual on the road threatens to shoot her, which Johnson is not scared by within the least. Gyllanhaal and Villaseñor, nevertheless, are involved in regards to the taking pictures risk.


Simply as Gyllenhaal is about to make a break via, Johnson will get one other telephone name. She tells the individual on the opposite line their actual location and says everybody within the room is “strapped.” Villaseñor desperately asks what it means to be strapped (it means to have a gun in your individual), however Johnson returns to the session by asking Gyllanhaal to learn texts from her personal accomplice and take into consideration how they might reply. Gyllenhaal begins to say “Giiirrrll,” which Johnson shortly shuts down saying “Do not do this voice.”

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Ego Nwodim, as Johnson’s indignant accomplice, bursts into the room with a brilliant soaker, in lieu of the gun that she stated she was bringing. Nwodim reveals that she is livid at Johnson for texting a woman named Clarissa. Johnson denies texting Clarissa, however Gyllenhaal confirms that she has been, as he’s nonetheless holding onto her telephone. Nevertheless, when Gyllenhaal reads the texts out loud we discover out that Johnson had shut down Clarissa’s advances. Nwodim sends Johnson a textual content for Gyllenhaal to learn aloud, a lot to his dismay as they’re all standing collectively. This time, nevertheless, Johnson asks him to do “the voice.” Studying Nwodim’s declaration of affection reunites Gyllenhaal and Villaseñor, main them to imagine your entire occasion was staged. Johnson laughs, and replies “Yeah, let’s simply go together with that.”

Johnson lastly will get to show that she will be able to efficiently carry a sketch, and it’s at all times thrilling to see Nwodim and Villaseñor. This sketch actually makes you surprise why Johnson is so underneath utilized on SNL. Hopefully, we are going to see Johnson begin to lead extra sketches after proving so profitable on this {Couples} Counseling sketch.

You’ll be able to watch the sketch under:


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