‘SNL’ Surprise: Tom Hanks Asks the Tough Debate Question (Video)

Tom Hanks pops in unannounced to grill the candidates in the "Saturday Night Live" spoof of the last presidential debate

Last Updated: October 22, 2012 @ 7:14 AM

Tom Hanks popped in unannounced — as awkward questioner Kerry Lapkis — for the "Saturday Night Live" send-up of the debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

“You’d better buckle your seatbelts, because this question is about to blow your mind," Hanks warned, before his one-word query: "Libya."

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