Video: SNL Spoofs Ryan Lochte on ‘Weekend Update’

  11 Braden Keith | September 16th, 2012 | News

In 2008, after his incredible 8 gold medal performance at the Olympics, Michael Phelps was honored as the host of NBC’s long-running sketch show Saturday Night LiveRyan Lochte’s two gold medals apparently gets him only a brief appearance in the form of a spoof on the “Weekend Update” faux-news segment.

It was a pretty funny one though, as Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane, the host for the night, played Lochte previewing the fall prime-time TV Lineup.

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Tall Drink of Water

So NBC uses Lochte to promote their Olympics coverage, then when they are over makes fun of him. Hmmmm…..

“mockery is the sincerest form of flattery”

Me thinks you are taking this a bit too seriously..


I think his “dumb jock” personae is affected. But it’s backfiring….

This is hysterical. No idea if Ryan is dumb, but he sure gives off that impression.


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