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Here's how the podium for Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer 'SNL' skit came to be


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WATCH | We met up with Philadelphia based-Monkey Boys Productions to find out how they made the notorious Sean Spicer podium for Melissa McCarthy's hit "SNL" sketch.


Melissa McCarthy's take on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's interaction with the media quickly became one of the most popular recent "SNL" sketches -- and her weaponized podium may have been responsible for some of its success.

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Using a motorized scooter, the Monkey Boys team tore down the original frame and built a realistic replica of the Press Secretary podium. The updated piece was outfitted with foam edges to protect the reporters on the podium's receiving end.

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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, executive producer Melissa McCarthy speaks at the "Nobodies" panel at Viacom's TV Land portion of the Winter Television Critics Association press tour, in Pasadena, Calif. McCarthy lampooned White House press secretary Sean Spicer in a “Saturday Night Live” sketch on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, where she taunted reporters as “losers,” fired a water gun at the press corps and even used the podium to bash a Wall Street Journal journalist. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

McCarthy loved the podium. Monkey Boys Productions owner Michael Lattini recalled her saying, "I'm never going to walk anywhere ever again."

We can't wait to see the next "SNL" installment on "Spicy's" press briefings.

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