SNL is accused of plagiarizing sketch by New York comedy troupe TWICE in the same season

Two New York comedians have filed a lawsuit against Saturday Night Live, accusing the NBC show of ripping off their sketches first posted online years ago.

Temple Horses founders, Nick Ruggia and Ryan Hoffman, say they first became suspicious the late night show could be using their material when Pumpkin Patch aired in October, but they decided to take action after a clip airing during in an episode hosted by Don Cheadle last month.

‘It was twice in the same season, and we felt that at this point, that we didn’t really have a choice but to address it,’ Hoffman told Variety. ‘And we don’t really want to be involved in a mess like this, but there’s a certain point you have to stand up for yourself and your work.’

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