Tina Fey, Amy Poehler & Maya Rudolph Slay Their Oscar Opening

Talk about a dynamic trio!

“Saturday Night Live” alumni and gal pals Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph opened the 91st annual Academy Awards — after a kickoff performance by Adam Lambert and Queen — with the fierce female comics not missing a beat.

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“Welcome to the one millionth Acadmey Awards,” Fey joked to a packed crowd full of A-listers. “We are not your hosts but we’re gonna stand here a little too long so that the people who get USA Today tomorrow will think that we hosted.”

After their tight set of hilarious riffs on the nominees, the Academy, and pop-culture gaffs (Fyre Fest anyone?), Fey, Poehler, and Rudolph presented the first award of the night: Best Supporting Actress.

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The bit proved to be a real winner, with Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon taking to Twitter to say what everyone was thinking:

Poehler’s “Parks And Recreation” co-star Ben Schwartz also weighed in:

Check out the full Twitter moment to see what audiences at home thought about the trio’s performance:


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