9 November 2012 11:49 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

One of many highlights of Louis C.K.’s SNL gig last weekend — including an opening monologue that consisted entirely of a story about an old lady he met at the airport — was a pre-filmed bit called “Lincoln,” which cast Honest Abe in the lead role of the comedian’s hit show, Louis. C.K. played the president as the same kind of bemused Everyman he portrays in the series, only this time he was awkwardly interacting with new freedmen and cracking jokes about slaveholders and Mary Todd.

NBC has released a director’s cut that extends the segment to almost six minutes, »


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