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Watch Kate McKinnon Go From Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Shud the Mermaid in This Saturday Night Live Backstage Video

Saturday Night Live has been pulling back the curtain for people this season, cutting together behind-the-scenes videos of what it takes to put the show together every week. Today, the show released a clip spotlighting a quick change that Kate McKinnon had to make between appearing as Jeff Sessions on “Weekend Update” and as Shud the mer-creature in a sketch that came immediately after. The hair-and-makeup team had just six minutes to transform McKinnon from a mostly human U.S. senator to a mostly blobfish mythical sea dweller. Fortunately for the techs backstage, Sessions and Shud have the same ears.

Watch Kate McKinnon’s SNL Makeup Transformation