‘SNL’ Casts Shane Gillis As Mullet-Sporting Has-Been Who Went To School With Forrest Gump

Saturday Night Live host Shane Gillis sported a mullet and a southern accent to play Ricky Monroe, an alum of Greenbow High School who graduated alongside Forrest Gump.

Mikey Day got to channel the Tom Hanks character while Gillis’ Ricky recalled fond memories of chasing Forrest in a truck and throwing rocks at him.

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“Goddamn he was dumb,” Ricky said to former classmates. “Remember how he was always saying momma, life is like a box of chocolates.”

But then Ricky realizes just how much he underestimated Forrest, who goes on to win the reunion trophy for the most successful graduate. Ricky’s shocked to learn that Forrest is a billionaire while he only owns two jet skis.

Ricky then tries to interfere with Forrest’s shoutouts to his mom, his longtime love Jenny, his close friend Bubba and Lieutenant Dan who lost his legs in Vietnam — all to disastrous results.

The skit ends with Forrest hooking up with Ricky’s wife. Take a look:

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