Tom Hanks’ David S. Pumpkins Returns on ‘SNL.


Saturday Night LiveTo energize the episode featuring Jack Harlow, we needed three surprise guests stars. Bobby Moynihan was a cast member who dropped by to help him. Drunk Uncle character again, while Survivor Jeff Probst, host of the show, stopped by to discuss “Joker Wedding” sketch. However, the biggest surprise came from Tom Hanks, who revived his David S. Pumpkins character for the “Cellblock 666” sketch.

Hanks was the first to make an appearance on the episode. “AA Meeting”Harlow’s debut song was introduced by sketch. He then appeared as Pumpkins in a sketch which was almost a remake of “The Original.”Haunted Elevator” Sketch from 2016. It was also the first time Hanks had reprised the role on camera since 1996. But he did voice his character in Halloween Special from David S. PumpkinsAn animated special called ‘The Animated Show’, which debuted in October 2017.

In “Cellblock 666,”Andrew Dismukes, Harlow and Ego Nwodim visited a haunted jail tour. After many stops that featured truly frightening characters, they finally reached cell 662 where Pumpkins was revealed. Moynihan played a skeleton friend of Pumpkins in the sketch from 2016. “Are you shaking in your boots?”Kenan Thompson, the tour guide asked the guests questions. “No… I’ve seen like every horror movie ever and none of them had David Pumpkins in it,” Dismukes said.

David Pumpkins Returns

Pumpkins was also at Cellblock 664 Pumpkins was there to stop Freddy Kreuger as they reached 665. It was Puimpkins’ skeleton buddies that Puimpkins found once they had reached cellblock 666. To scare Puimpkins, Pumpkins were actually hiding behind Dismukes. However, the sketch revealed that Pumpkins was from Ibiza.


“Too good for true”

Moynihan (Mikey Day) and Streeter Sidell wrote the original Pumpkins sketch. The sketch was described by the three authors in an oral history from 2017. Vulture The character was just an idea that they had and they loved watching it get overanalyzed before the 2016 election. “It was funny to watch the first reaction of people being like, ‘We don’t know what this is, but we love it,’ and then the dissection of it, and then the backlash articles that inevitably come when everyone likes something,”Seidell spoke at the time. “It was funny to be like, ‘Look at all these people putting so much effort and mental time into this dumb, dumb thing.'”


“It shouldn’t be funny, but it’s effing hilarious”

Next new SNL Episode airs Saturday, November 5th at 11:30 pm. ET on NBC. Comedy host Amy Schumer “Bad Habit” singer Steve Lacy performing. Peacock streams the series.


“Glad that he’s back!”

Continue reading to read more reactions from fans eagerly awaiting David S. Pumpkins’ return.


‘Is David single?’

“I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed seeing the return of David S. Pumpkins and his skeleton friends,”One fan Submitted.


“Oh my god David S. Pumpkins has returned”

“I actually really loved that they brought back David S Pumpkins on SNL tonight. Was it a blatant nostalgia grab? Sure. Did it work on me? 100%,”Another fan Submitted.


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