SNL Weekend Update makes light of Canadian nursing home bingo brawl

WATCH: SNL's Weekend Update featured a Canadian story about a brawl at a nursing home.

A fight at a Canadian nursing home during a bingo game was picked up by this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live.

“A massive brawl broke out at a Canadian nursing home after a 79-year-old woman took an 86-year-old woman’s seat at their bingo game,” Weekend Update host Michael Che joked.

READ MORE: ‘Bingo brawl’ erupts between seniors over seating

“It’s the first brawl that began with everybody in critical condition,” he said.

The fight broke out at a long-term care facility in Rideau Lakes Township this past Tuesday at around 1 p.m. after two women, 79 and 86, had a disagreement over seating arrangements.

The Rideau Lakes OPP detachment was called to the facility after the dispute broke into a full-out brawl involving several members of the residence.

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Police said there were no serious injuries and no charges were laid after a thorough investigation.


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