Amazon's search for a home for its second headquarters came under the joking eye of the "Saturday Night Live" crew last night and the cast decided to poke fun at Atlanta's bid as part of it.
In the sketch which aired on Saturday, Kyle Mooney's Jeff Bezos and his assistant Alexa heard pitches from a few of the cities that are finalists for the headquarters.
Just a few of the cities parodied were Boston, who brought Casey Affleck, Newark, who knew they getting the spot, and Miami, home of “Cubans, Jews, gays, lizards, bugs, beans, cocaine, and featuring Pitbull.”
But it was Atlanta that got the hilarious send-up, with Kenan Thompson as the Rev. Jeremiah Green, Leslie Jones as Camille Lowe, and Aidy Bryant as Chef Paula Green who was "careful with what I say."
While Thompson's character waxed poetically about Atlanta's great qualities, Jones would bring everything back to earth.
"Atlanta's made for business, OK? Our airport is only 20 minutes from downtown," Thompson said.
"Two hours with traffic!" Jones interjected.
And don't get them started on our much-hyped Summer Olympics.
Even with the playful teasing, the sketch did talk about one of Atlanta's best qualities.
"Atlanta has these wonderful places where people from all walks of life come together," Thompson said.
That place? Waffle House, of course.
Check out the funny sketch below: