The Emmy-winning star, showrunner and co-creator of “Schitt’s Creek,” Daniel Levy, hosted “Saturday Night Dwell’s” Feb. 5 episode, and through his monologue he was joined by a really particular visitor — his father and “Schitt’s Creek” co-creator and star Eugene Levy.
Daniel Levy began the monologue by speaking concerning the good and dangerous methods through which the six-season Canadian comedy modified his life, together with successful these Emmys (that was the great) and having strangers on the road acknowledge him (additionally good) however having them yell “Ew” at him after they do (that was the dangerous). “A line I wrote for the present will now hang-out me for the remainder of my life,” he stated.
The present additionally introduced him to “SNL,” which he stated was “all good.” To showcase how, he took the viewers on a backstage tour, throughout which he not solely confirmed off the halls, the NBC web page desks and the portraits of former hosts, but in addition the brand new COVID-safe protocols.
These included socially distanced viewers seating pods — and when he acquired too shut to at least one, Aidy Bryant as security officer Doreen shoved a pool noodle in between him and the viewers member to indicate him how distant six ft actually was. Bryant-as-Doreen popped up a number of extra instances on his tour, smacking his fingers as he tried to level to issues as a result of she claimed that was a approach of spreading droplets.
He walked via a really chilly disinfectant mist; tried to have a dialog with Kenan Thompson, who was standing on the different finish of a corridor; walked previous musical visitor Phoebe Bridgers’ quarantine zone and ultimately stumbled on his father, who was remoted in a glass field, with two employees members in PPE standing on both facet of him.
“I flew in to want you luck tonight, however as a result of I traveled I’m now on this isolation field,” Eugene Levy.
“You flew all the way in which simply to look at the present from a bizarre field?” Daniel Levy responded.
“I didn’t know concerning the field on the time, no. I discovered after I landed,” he defined.
“Effectively, I’d provide to assist, however we’re reside on TV,” Daniel Levy stated.
As Daniel Levy ready to formally kick off the present, Eugene Levy referred to as out to ask if somebody may flip his field so he may see the stage.
“Saturday Night Dwell” airs reside coast-to-coast Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET / 8:30 p.m. PT on NBC.