Macdonald's undercover-Griffin then joins his teammate Jordan on the practice court, and Macdonald's voice is dubbed-in for the undercover-Griffin.
Jordan can't understand why his teammate is playing so poorly (i.e.
“Among many other things, this show was to be the return of Eddie Murphy,” Macdonald wrote.
He also showered the “rock star” actor-comedian with praise for his contribution to the NBC series, which coincided with the period after executive producer Lorne Michaels quit in 1980.
During his time on the show, Macdonald was known for dropping poisonous one-liners during the faux news broadcast, including one that never made the air but still made waves.