‘SNL’ Spoofs ‘Sully’ Sullenberger With Tom Hanks – WATCH VIDEO
“SNL” spoofed Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, who the show’s host Tom Hanks played in the film Sully, which came out last month. In the sketch, “Sully” is unhappy about being a flight’s back-up pilot. Watch video of the “Saturday Night Live” parody below.
In the sketch, “Sully” returns to flying after having taken a break following saving the lives of everyone on his U.S. Airways flight in 2009. But when he returns, since he hasn’t flown in a while, he has to be the back-up pilot to Captain Hubbard, played by Alec Baldwin. And “Sully” is not pleased with being the second in command.
While sitting next to Baldwin, he announced to the passengers, “Brace for impact… just kidding.” He then tries to one-up Baldwin. “I know Ellen Degeneres,” he tells the other pilot. He then asks, “Have you seen Sully. It’s about me.” “Sully” then brags he got “an Apple watch [for] free.”
A young boy then comes into the cockpit, looking to meet his hero, which is Captain Hubbard, who was in Desert Storm. Once again, “Sully” is bummed out and reminds everyone he was responsible for “Miracle on the Hudson.” He even takes Hubbard’s wheel and steers the plane a little out of control, just so can assure everyone that “Sully” again has saved the day.
To see Tom Hanks spoofing “Sully” Sullenberger having to be the back-up pilot on a flight, check out the video below.