Jim Carrey trends as some ‘SNL’ fans critique his Joe Biden impression and call for replacement


Some fans of “Saturday Night Live” have had enough of Jim Carrey playing Joe Biden.

The comedian's name was trending on Twitter after the popular NBC show’s latest episode when some viewers took to the platform to criticize and call for his replacement in the portrayal of the former vice president.

While Carrey has played Biden for several weeks, his performance has received mixed reviews, with some fans being especially critical and speaking out after this weekend's episode of “Saturday Night Live.”

Fans of the show weren’t shy about expressing their opinions on Twitter. While several praised Jason Sudeikis’ performance as the vice president, others said Carrey was playing the wrong politician.

“It pains me to say this, because I truly love Jim Carrey—but I’m not a fan of his Joe Biden. Jason Sudeikis and Woody Harrelson were much better imo,” one user commented.

One fan drew a comparison between Carrey's impression of Biden and Fire Marshall Bill, one of his signature characters on early 90s sketch comedy show "In Living Color."

“Jim Carrey’s Fire Marshall Bill on SNL is ok if he’s playing (FL Sen.) Rick Scott, not Joe Biden,” the user wrote.

Last week’s dueling town halls between Biden and President Donald Trump sparked attention across the nation, so the sketch comedy show reprised the eventful night on the third episode of its 46th Season.

Alec Baldwin returned as President Donald Trump, while Carrey played Biden.

During the real-time, dueling town halls, many viewers likely flipped back and forth between the two, which led producers of “Saturday Night Live” to portray the same thing.

As for the hosts of both town halls, Mikey Day portrayed George Stephanopoulos, and Kate McKinnon played Savannah Guthrie. The show also featured Maya Rudolph returning as Senator Kamala Harris.

The channel then continued switching between the town halls, at one point with Biden telling weird stories like the time he met the real Mickey Mouse at the 1939 World’s Fair, and then Trump bragging about his health post-coronavirus.

Two weeks ago, Carrey stepped into Democratic presidential nominee’s shoes, while Alec Baldwin did the same for Trump, reacting to the first presidential debate.

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