Illustration for article titled emSNL/ems emWalking Dead/em sketch lampoons the racial politics of the zombie apocalypse

On last night's Saturday Night Live, host Kevin Hart attempted to join Rick's group while hiding a nasty zombie bite. While Rick, Carl, Darryl, and Maggie try to figure out whether their new potential recruit is turning zombie, Hart plays on their fear of being thought racists, which outweighs their fear of zombies. But if it wanted to talk about race and The Walking Dead specifically, the sketch could have used an appearance by poor T-Dog, with the rest of the cast largely ignoring him.


And here's a wonky YouTube version for those outside of Hulu-friendly regions.


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