Social Download: Internet Reacts to ‘The OA’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Welcome back to tvDownload’s social media column — written for the people and by the people, like some kind of millennials’ Pravda. It’s where you can come to find out what the internet is saying about your favorite shows, and to see what new stuff might be worth checking out. You do want to fit in with the rest of us, don’t you, comrade?

Netflix surprise-dropped its new series The OA on Friday, days ahead of its scheduled release.

People have been applauding the show for casting a young trans actor named Ian Alexander to play a trans character.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOJEK2CgnUh

This series is differently a weird one, which seems to be part of its appeal.

However, some people are just plain confused by the mysterious tone.

This week’s Saturday Night Live featured the return of Alex Baldwin as Trump and a shirtless Beck Bennett as Putin.

Oh, boy. Things are rough out there.

Kate McKinnon kept things political as Hillary Clinton, in a Love Actually-themed sketch begging the Electoral College not to vote for Trump.

Why?

And also…

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOKHEk0hrSX

Can we just elect Kate into office?

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I'm obsessed. #katemckinnon #hillaryclinton

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Especially now that we’ve seen this old photo of her as Agent Scully.

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  Social Download: Internet Reacts to ‘The OA’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’