We’d binge-watch this too! Seth Meyers spoofed Making a Murderer in a sketch titled Making a Talk Show Host on the Monday, January 4, episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers.
The SNL alum, 42, parodied the hit Netflix 10-episode documentary that has gripped the nation, in a parody about Meyers’ struggle to return to work after a two-week vacation.
“You gotta come back!” a mystery voice, presumed to be an NBC staffer, says to Meyers, who is heard replying, “I’ve been gone two weeks.”
“NBC, they want you to come back,” the staffer’s voice demands. “They don’t got no more reruns. They’re out.”
“So I gotta come back?” Meyers asks. “What if I don’t wanna come back? What time is the show on again?”
“12:35,” the staffer replies.
“God, that’s late,” Meyers muses.
Suddenly, the camera pans to a heavily bearded Meyers, mimicking the real-life protagonist featured in the Netflix documentary, Steven Avery.
Netflix released Making a Murderer on December 18. Just two weeks later, two petitions calling for the pardon of the two convicted protagonists — Avery and nephew Brendan Dassey — have garnered more than 122,000 signatures online, based on the events seen in the documentary.
The Netflix hit follows Avery, a man in Wisconsin accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a young photographer in 2005, and his subsequent imprisonment. The documentary, however, reveals that Avery was released from prison in 2003 after being exonerated for sexual assault charges, already having served 18 years in prison.
Watch the parody above!
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