What would happen if Hannah Horvath found herself in the Garden of Eden? Not a question we’ve often asked ourselves but one that was answered last night when Lena Dunham hosted Saturday Night Live for the very first time.
To ensure her “dream” gig was a success, the writer and actress debuted Girl – a spiritual parody of her hit HBO series. Set in the biblical idyll, Girl saw Hannah in her birthday suit, wandering through Eden with her boyfriend Adam (played by SNL regular Taran Killam) and pondering the bigger questions in life: “Are we, like, man and wife?” “A snake just talked to me – is that normal?”
With their modesty protected by some blurry lines (and in Adam’s case, a giant leaf), the two were faced with temptation in the form of some rosy apples, and a Shoshanna-headed snake. The next scene sees Hannah surrounded by gobbled fruit, informing God, “I know I committed original sin but at least it’s original. I think I deserve some credit for that or at least a publishing deal.” Take a look below…