Published on November 19th, 2013 | by Sharilyn Johnson0
Illustrated History of SNL Castmembers Injuring Themselves on Podiums While Playing Politicians Named Ford
The New York Post reports that Saturday Night Live star Bobby Moynihan twisted his ankle while playing Toronto’s beloved mayoral crackhead Rob Ford in last Saturday’s cold open. The sketch featured Moynihan diving into a podium at a press conference, like so:
In honour of this incident, here’s Third Beat’s exclusive Illustrated History of SNL Castmembers Injuring Themselves on Podiums While Playing Politicians Named Ford:
Chevy Chase as Gerald Ford:
Chase was portraying the bumbling Ford in a sketch called Debate ’76 when he took one of his signature falls over the podium and injured his groin.
Chase missed the next two shows due to the injury.
And… those are actually the only ones.
But hey, two in 39 seasons….