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"You Gotcha!": Andy Samberg Plays Sarah Palin (Video)

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens March 11, 2012 at 11:12AM

There are Sarah Palin impersonations eerily close to reality: Tina Fey’s instant-classic comic version, and Julianne Moore’s dramatic one in the current HBO film Game Change. Then there’s Andy Samberg’s Sarah, unveiled on SNL.
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Samberg Palin

There are Sarah Palin impersonations eerily close to reality: Tina Fey’s instant-classic comic version, and Julianne Moore’s dramatic one in the current HBO film Game Change. Then there’s Andy Samberg’s Sarah, unveiled on SNL.

His humor may have come from the distance from the actual Sarah, but there is something truly Palinesque about the way he mangles facts, including her catchphrase. The Samberg Palin’s “You Gotcha!” combines “You Betcha!” with her constant complaints about “Gotcha” journalism, in a Weekend Update appearance that is every bit as absurd as the real Palin and much funnier.

This article is related to: SNL Video Clip, Andy Samberg, Tina Fey, Sarah Palin, Julianne Moore, Game Change, Weekend Update

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