premise that he’d grown up with a silver spoon in his mouth – “the fortunate son of a single mother in the education field” – and then showed a hilariously scathing segment that compared Rick Sanchez, almost quote-for-quote, with Michael Scott, Steve Carell’s character on The Office. Hoooooly moly:Jon Stewart finally had his chance to unleash the power of The Daily Show on Rick Sanchez last night, and boy was it worth the wait. Stewart rejected Sanchez’s
<embed src=”http://widgets.vodpod.com/w/video_embed/Video.4596469” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” AllowScriptAccess=”sameDomain” pluginspage=”http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=” width=”425” height=”350” />
Stewart said he thought the dustup was a chance for people to get in touch with “not our dirtier, but our better Sanchezes.” It’s the quintessential Daily Show bit: Brilliantly (and duh, selectively) edited, with a series of incredulous jokes that builds to a quick and brutal climax, and ends with a gently thoughtful comment…that then swerves into straight-up bathroom humor.
Are you tapping into your better Sanchez with this, PopWatchers?