‘SNL’: Kristen Wiig Stars in ‘Home Alone 2’ Spoof as a Murderous Pigeon Lady
One of the most iconic characters from 1992’s “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” is the Pigeon Lady.
Played by Brenda Fricker in director Chris Columbus’ sequel, she’s the kindly itinerant who dwells in Central Park and helps Kevin McCallister (Macauley Culkin), marooned by his family in the big city, reunite with his family and evade capture by two-bit crooks Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern).
Well, the Pigeon Lady got a whole new spin on this weekend’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” when host and “SNL” alum Kristen Wiig took the reins to play the character, opposite Melissa Villaseñor, who nails her impression of the slightly smarmy, tad naive, and obviously spoiled Kevin.
Watch below.In the sketch, Kevin is clearly oblivious to the Pigeon Lady’s state of poverty, bragging about his big hotel suite at the Plaza (in reference to where Kevin stayed
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