"This was my home. This was my heartbeat. It feels like so many lifetimes ago," Baldwin says in a gravelly voice over as he walks the halls of Studio 8H while mementos of his famous sketches flash across the screen.
"I thought I had said goodbye, but the pull of fate is undeniable. So I must return. I must find the strength to--” Baldwin's contemplative internal monologue is cut short when SNL cast member Vanessa Bayer interrupts his train of thought.
"Alec, you were just here, like, yesterday," Bayer says, annoyed. "It's not that big a deal."
After Bayer walks off stage, Baldwin returns to his internal monologue while looking into the camera: "Oh, it's a big deal."