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'Saturday Night Live' charms with Margaret Thatcher homage

Though it didn't included host Vince Vaughn, the best sketch of the April 12 episode of "Saturday Night Live" was definitely its loving homage to Margaret Thatcher. Britain's "Iron Lady" passed away on April 8 at age 87, and SNL regulars like Fred Armisen and Bill Hader quickly put together a Digital Short to honor the former Prime Minister. The sketch was positioned as an episode of a VH1-style show called "History of Punk" that featured the band Ian Rubbish and the Bizzaros -- basically a rip off of the Sex Pistols. Armisen played Rubbish, a punk rocker who hated the queen and pretty much everyone else but absolutely adored Thatcher. He wrote a song that included the lyrics, "Hey Maggie Thatcher, you're all right," which one of his bandmates "thought was a joke" but "it turns out he just really liked her."Case in point: the B-side to Rubbish's comeback album "Living in the Gutter"...


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