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SNL All-Star Reunion: Ex-'Presidents' Push for Financial Reform

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The five living ex-presidents and two ghosts of White House past pay a late-night visit to Barack Obama to push for financial reform in an all-star reunion of "Saturday Night Live" alums that has gone viral on the Internet.

The five-minute video, directed by Ron Howard and available at, brings together all the actors who played "presidents" on SNL since the '70s. The cast features Will Ferrell, Chevy Chase, Dana Carvey, Dan Aykroyd, Darrell Hammond, Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen. Jim Carrey makes a special guest appearance as the 40th president.

There are plenty of jokes (and even a Gerald Ford pratfall) as the former occupants of the executive residence surprise the president and first lady in bed, but the message is serious. The skit is part of a campaign by Americans for Financial Reform advocating for an independent consumer protection agency.

See the video below, but be warned: there's some adult content.

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