“SNL” may have copied a sketch from “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” this weekend

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Saturday Night Live's season premier was on Saturday, hosted by Amy Poehler, and while the episode seems to be getting fair-to-decent reviews, some are questioning whether or not the show ripped off a sketch from Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Specifically, people are curious about this bit, in which Poehler and Kristen Wiig play rival Sex and the City-type ladies who are dueling over who can wear the tiniest hat. It's very strange:

And wouldn't you know it? Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim just so happened to have written a sketch a while ago called "Tiny Hat":

Even the creators themselves noticed, and indulged in some good-natured ribbing about the whole situation via Twitter. Of course, I doubt the writers of SNL actually plagiarized the routine; it's not like they could really "get away with it" if they had. And while it is strange that both sketches revolve around tiny hats, a concept which is not exactly… popular, these seems like unconsciously borrowing an idea at worst. Hopefully this doesn't rend the comedy community asunder.