Kate McKinnon is great … just … I dunno, not 8 paragraphs great. Jesus Christ—you’d think you were writing about J.Law or Amy Schumer with that kind of post.
I think it’s significant that in the entire history of the show, she’s the first female “alpha” of the cast. There have always been strong women, but there’s always been a male “go-to” performer who got more prominence. And if we’re talking impressions and accents, I thought that Ingrid Bergman sketch with J.K. Simmons was just brilliant.
“The current cast of Saturday Night Live is particularly strong”.
Also, the answer is Bieber.
In terms of most accurate impression, Jane Lynch. In terms of funniest character from an ‘impression,’ the correct answer is Angela Merkel, with Bieber a close second.