David Harbour Performs Oscar the Grouch in SNL Joker Parody


Name me Grouch.
Picture: NBC

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Joker is a lot of things to lots of people. However at its core, it’s additionally a film that takes a cartoonish clown villain extremely, extremely significantly. Saturday Night time Stay determined final evening to provide that remedy to a different absurd dangerous man.

Enter Oscar. A humble rubbish man. Slightly unstable. Slightly sad. Possibly, some would even say, grouchy. Starring David Harbour doing a reasonably spectacular Joaquin Phoenix impression, Grouch is simply what we want in 2019: silly, nihilistic, and self-indulgently darkish.

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Truthfully, this can be a nice parody, if solely as a result of it showcases how totally ridiculous a venture Joker is at its core. And that’s not meant as a condemnation, precisely: ridiculous tasks, dealt with earnestly, can typically be excellent. However a darkish, gritty story in regards to the evils of society starring a comic book ebook clown or, y’know, Oscar the Grouch, continues to be basically ridiculous.

With that stated, I’d undoubtedly watch Grouch. I don’t know if I’d prefer it. However I’d watch it.

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Joker is in theaters now, and Saturday Night time Stay is on tv at… you’ll be able to most likely determine that one out.


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