Melissa McCarthy

'SNL' review: Melissa McCarthy takes her Sean Spicer act on the road, literally

'SNL' review: Melissa McCarthy takes her Sean Spicer act on the road, literally

I’m not sure “Saturday Night Live” is a show that generates much anticipation from week to week. And yet I was legitimately curious to see what it had up its sleeve when amateur footage started popping up online Friday of Melissa McCarthy costumed as White House press secretary Sean Spicer — a memorably furious portrayal first introduced earlier this year — rolling through the streets of Midtown Manhattan on a mobile podium.

That brief glimpse of one of America’s favorite comedic actors taking her Spicey act on the road in real traffic suggested all sorts of outrageous possibilities. In McCarthy’s hands, Spicer is a man for whom every utterance warrants an...

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