John Krasinski’s first-ever opening monologue on Saturday Night time Stay was haunted by the ghost of The Workplace.
As Krasinski got down to do his entire opening bit, a meta-bit took form as SNL forged members stationed within the viewers peppered him with questions (actually, most of them are statements) about his time on the hit NBC collection. And that, in fact, led to an insistent demand for a Jim… er, that’s John and Pam kiss. Although Jenna Fischer, the actor who performed Pam, was nowhere close to the SNL set.
Enter Pete Davidson. When the younger SNL participant took to the stage to clarify why persons are nonetheless so obsessive about a present that ended eight years in the past — “Everybody’s been caught inside for a yr watching The Workplace continuous,” he defined — he instantly turned the perfect option to fill the position of Pam. And so he did. The remaining is TV historical past.