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Louis C.K.'s 'Lincoln' skit

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One of many highlights of Louis C.K.’s SNL gig last weekend — including an opening monologue that consisted entirely of a story about an old lady he met at the airport — was a pre-filmed bit called “Lincoln,” which cast Honest Abe in the lead role of the comedian’s hit show, Louie. C.K. played the president as the same kind of bemused Everyman he portrays in the series, only this time he was awkwardly interacting with new freedmen and cracking jokes about slaveholders and Mary Todd.

NBC has released a director’s cut that extends the segment to almost six minutes, and it’s well worth the wait. Without giving away too much, you can expect the argument between Lincoln and his wife to be a bit more graphic. Check it out after the jump.

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