The 47th season kicked off this evening
Wilson was seen delivering a controversial sketch in which he reads one-liners from the cartoon film script.
Many fans on social media enjoyed the moment, with one calling it “a blast” and another saying it was “one of the best openers on the show”.
Others watching Saturday Night Live felt some of the references were – in the words of one fan – “too risqué” when Wilson can be seen reading some controversial lines such as: “Grow up man, your sister sure did” and “Oh you’re in high school, could have fooled me” and references to “the r-word”.
Wilson then realises his character is “the bad guy” and stops the read through. At this point many viewers expressed their relief on social media, with one saying “phew!” and another adding “we needed that”.
SNL revelou recentemente o elenco de sua nova temporada, com Beck Bennett e Lauren Holt deixando o show.
Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, e Kenan Thompson retornará junto com o resto do conjunto do show - Michael Che, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Melissa Villasenor, e Bowen Yang.
Mais três hospedeiros foram revelados também para acompanhar Wilson: Kim Kardashian West será o anfitrião em 9 Outubro, seguido por Rami Malek na semana seguinte, e Jason Sudeikis em 23 Outubro.