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    Steve Martin Played The Inventor Of The Whoopee Cushion On This Week's "SNL" With Selena Gomez

    Steve Martin should be on SNL every week, and I don't think I'm asking for too much.

    Selena Gomez hosted Saturday Night Live this week, and she was as funny and charming as you'd expect.

    When Selena was announced as host, I wondered if Steve Martin or Martin Short, her costars from Only Murders in the Building (and SNL legends) might make an appearance.

    Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez in "Only Murders in the Building."

    And I was not disappointed! Steve Martin showed up as Archie Gizmo, the inventor of the whoopee cushion, in a pre-recorded sketch.

    Steve Martin as Archie Gizmo, the inventor of the whoopee cushion, on "SNL."

    "Archie" was the subject of a documentary about inventors hosted by "Taylor Gosh," played by Selena.

    Selena Gomez as Taylor Gosh during a skit on "SNL"

    Turns out, he was the mastermind behind many gag toys like the whoopee cushion, hand buzzers, and googly-eyed slinky glasses.

    His inspiration? His wife "Dina Beans," whose "vicious bad luck" was only outmatched by her willingness to test out her husband's inventions.

    It was truly the silliest of premises, but nonetheless, a great reason to get Steve Martin in the house.

    You can watch all of "Inventor Documentary" right here:

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