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Kate McKinnon's "Carol" Parody Was The Best Thing At The Spirit Awards

"Do you like to play softball, Therese?"

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During Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards, hosts Kate McKinnon and Kumail Nanjiani debuted a pre-taped parody of the award winning Carol — specifically the flirtatious luncheon scene after Therese returns Carol's lost gloves:

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Carol, directed by Todd Haynes, took home the award for Best Cinematography.


Just as she's about to make some moves, Nanjiani enters as the nosy waiter to list a whole bunch of '50s-style specials:

"We have a mayonnaise encrusted lobster, white as God's face, that comes with tenderloin peas and jumbo squab."