Maya Rudolph Loved Hosting ‘SNL’ as Much as We Loved Watching Her Host

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Maya Rudolph’s episode hosting SNL was pretty special, which is why we picked it as the best of the season. Maya seems to agree: “There was something palpable and magical about that night. I really felt joyful. And that’s so rare.” So, the LA Times had her walkthrough her favorite sketches of the night as a lead up the Emmy nominations. On the thrill of the “Cosby Obama” sketch:

“I’m a huge ‘Cosby Show’ fan. Doing that dance like she did during the opening credits was one of the most exciting life moments. It goes: My children’s births, ‘Cosby.’ No. Just kidding. But it was really exciting and fun. I genuinely felt joyful.”
“I get a lot of people quoting that line to me now… For proper effect, just make sure to draw out the two syllables in “whimsy.”