Tom Hanks transformed himself into a paranoid Donald Trump supporter to play the spoof game show “Black Jeopardy!” on “Saturday Night Live.”
The Hollywood star, who has repeatedly railed against the GOP nominee in real life, donned a fake white beard and a red “Make America Great Again” cap for the role of conspiracy theorist Doug.
With “SNL” previously likening Trump supporters to white nationalists, viewers were likely expecting his character to be as racist as the brash businessman he supports.
But the segment took a more subtle turn, as it emerged that Doug had more in common with his two black female competitors, Keeley and Shanice (played by Sasheer Zamata and Leslie Jones), and black host Darnell Hayes (portrayed by Kenan Thompson) than most people may have initially thought.
The group’s rapport steadily grew as Doug correctly answered questions on the upcoming election and global conspiracy theories. Hayes even shook his hand after a particularly inspired response.
But then it all fell apart just as fast when Hayes introduced the final category ― “Lives That Matter.”
“It was good while it lasted, Doug,” quipped Hayes.
Check it out in the clip above.
Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.