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SNL: Kristen Wiig's Surprise Lady makes a comeback for Thanksgiving sketch

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We’re so freaking, effing excited to tell you Kristen Wiig reprised her painfully enthusiastic Surprise Lady persona on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which she hosted opposite musical guests The xx. 

This time, Sue totally, utterly, hilariously loses her cool over a special Thanksgiving treat: The family is planning to surprise their mom (Vanessa Bayer) with Paul (Pete Davidson), who received leave from the army to come home for the holiday. 

Wiig’s antics made Leslie Jones — and herself — break character a few times, especially when she tried unlocking her legs and nearly spit out the pillow in her mouth. And, of course, a Surprise Lady sketch wouldn’t be complete without jumping through a glass window. 

Watch it below.