Tina Fey Gloriously Returns to 'SNL' as Sarah Palin

When Sarah Palin jumped back into the political spotlight last week with her rambling and fittingly bizarre endorsement of Donald Trump, it seemed like it'd only be a matter of time before Tina Fey would come to our rescue with a spot-on impression of the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee on "SNL." Thankfully, that time has come.

In what was easily one of the best cold opens in a while, Fey didn't have to stretch much to hilariously mock Palin's already laughable endorsement speech. In fact, it appears that she only had to change a few words here and there, just like in previous Palin sketches over the years, according to a report by Mashable. For example:

Real Sarah Palin: "Looking around at all of you, you hardworking Iowa families. You farm families, and teachers, and teamsters, and cops, and cooks. You rockin’ rollers. And holy rollers!"

Fey's Sarah Palin: "I'm here for all you teachers and teamsters, you farmers and charmers, whether you're a mom or Two Broke Girls or Three Men and a Baby, or a rockin' roller, holy roller, pushing stroller, pro bowler with an abscessed molar...."

Of course, we don't want to spoil some of the best lines from the sketch, so watch it and laugh (or cry) yourself.

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and actually doesn't know whether to laugh or cry... Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.