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SNL: Chadwick Boseman Plays T'Challa In Black Jeopardy Sketch

T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) has some different thoughts on traditional Black Jeopardy questions in a sketch from April 7th's episode of Saturday Night Live. Boseman hosted the show in honor of his hit film Black Panther and the upcoming Marvel team-up Avengers: Infinity War.

The sketch features Black Jeopardy host Darnell Hayes (Kenan Thompson) quizzing contestants Shanice (Leslie Jones), Rashad (Chris Redd), and T'Challa on categories such as Grown Ass, Aw Hell Naw, Fid'na, Girl, Bye, I Ain't Got It, and, as always, White People. "Well, this might be the blackest Black Jeopardy yet," Darnell exclaims after introducing T'Challa.

However, it quickly becomes clear that T'Challa has had different experiences than the rest of the contestants. "This is the reason your cable bill is in your grandmamma's name," Darnell says in one category. "What is to honor her as the foundation of the family," T'Challa replies. Although Darnell acknowledges that his answer is "really nice," it's still incorrect.

T'Challa remains a bit in over his head throughout the rest of the game, but he finally has a breakthrough at the end. "Your friend Karen brings her potato salad to your cookout," Darnell reads from the White People category. "I think I'm getting the hang of this," T'Challa says. "I understand." 

"It is noble that she would volunteer to cook for everyone, and although I have never had potato salad, I sense that this white woman does not season her food," he continues. "And if she does, it is only with a tiny bit of salt, no paprika, and she will probably add something unnecessary like raisins. So something tells me that I should say aw hell nah, Karen, keep your bland-ass potato salad to yourself."

Boseman joked in his monologue about how happy he was to be hosting SNL, even if it was nearly two months after Black Panther's release. His co-star Sterling K. Brown, who also appears on NBC's hit drama series This Is Us, hosted the show back in March and appeared in a sketch parodying the Marvel superhero flick, featuring Chris Redd in Boseman's role of T'Challa. 

Black Panther has been breaking box office records since its February release. The movie held onto the number one spot for five weekends in a row before it was finally unseated by Pacific Rim Uprising. The movie currently holds the title for the highest grossing superhero film of all time, and is the fourth highest-grossing film domestically of all time and the tenth highest grossing worldwide. (via Box Office Mojo)