Tom Hanks is here, and everything is going to be all right.
“America’s Dad” sat down with the nation for a quiet pre-election pep talk on “Saturday Night Live.”
“America is feeling a little nervous these days,” said the Hollywood legend. “And I’m a responsible father, so I thought maybe it’s time we had a little chat.”
The “Inferno” star acknowledged that the U.S. had endured a “rough year” and felt “anxious and conflicted” and “scared” about “what’s gonna happen next.”
But “you’re gonna be fine,” Hanks reassured the country.
“All I came in here to say is you are great,” he said, before trying to boost morale by reeling off a list of the nation’s accomplishments.
In reference to the upcoming election, he said he knew America would “make the right choice” ― as long as it thinks with its heart and mind “and not so much down there.”
Hanks ended the heart-to-heart by urging the country to pick itself up, dust itself off “and go show the world what else you can stuff inside a pizza crust.”