Wednesday, June 12, 2024

“Saturday Night Live”: DeNiro, Stiller Recreate “Meet the Parents” as Mueller, Cohen Who is a “Lawyer-ish”


Robert DeNiro andBen Stiller were the surprise guests last night in the cold opening for “SNL.” They re-created their “Meet the Parents” scene in which DeNiro gives Stiller a lie detector test– this time they played it as special prosecutor Robert Mueller and Trump Michael Cohen. When asked if he was a lawyer, the embattled Cohen replied “–ish.”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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