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Tracy Morgan returned to SNL last night, but Larry David stole the show

By Dana Varinsky
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Last night, Tracy Morgan took the SNL stage for the first time since he was nearly killed in a car accident in the spring of 2014. His appearances felt slightly more heartwarming than humorous, but we were nonetheless thrilled to see him return. In his opening monologue (which included a surprise reunion with the 30 Rock cast), he expressed his joy to have come home to Studio 8H, and even joked about his accident. Check it out:

But anyone who was watching last night (or looking at Twitter) will probably agree that a different surprise made the episode truly exceptional, and totally overshadowed the Morgan reunion. Larry David returned to SNL (he was a writer there in the mid-80s) to play his political doppelgänger, Bernie Sanders—a casting choice so obvious and so perfect, it rivals Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. Watch and enjoy:

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