Saturday Night Live knows a good thing when it sees it. After helping to usher in the late-night comedy sketch show's largest audience in seven years, former cast member and head writer Tina Fey returned to SNL to again play Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin. Fey was again joined in the opening sketch by Amy Poehler, who this time played CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric in a lampooning of the Republican vice presidential hopeful's real-life interview earlier in the week. With Poehler playing it straight, Fey turned her spot-on impression up a few notches, mainly poking more fun at Palin's experience with foreign affairs (how could they resist another Alaska-Russia joke?) and her way of talking around the economic crisis. The sketch finished with Fey asking to "use a lifeline" and "phone a friend," as if she were on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. When Poehler corrected her, Fey quoted one of Palin's frequent lines from the real interview: "Well, in that case, I'm just gonna have to get back to ya." You can watch the full sketch below. How do you think this one matches up against the season opener? - Adam Bryant Related: " Saturday Night Live Premiere Delivers Ratings Gold " Sarah Palin Laughed Along with Tina Fey's SNL Parody
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