"Saturday Night Live" premiered this weekend with Seth McFarlane hosting, but the big news was the political impersonations. Fred Armisen retired his presidential gig and handed the torch to relative newcomer, Jay Pharoah, whose Obama impersonation was widely hailed as impeccable.
The low tone, repetition, and pregnant pauses -- Pharoah's impression nailed it, right down to the hand gestures. Is it one of the best political impersonations on "SNL" of the past few decades? Click through the gallery to find out!