Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, SAG Awards, Show

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The 2016 SAG Awards had a lot going for it: Leonardo DiCaprio won another statue for The Revenant; Viola Davis gave another knockout speech; and Idris Elba looked particularly spectacular.

But the night was missing one big thing: Tina Feyand Amy Poehler time. Or, should we say, sufficient Tina Fey and Amy Poehler time. 

Even though the SAG Awards never has a host, we found ourselves majorly pining after the comedy twosome—especially since the little spotlight they did get knocked it out of the park. The night got off to quite a bang for the comedy duo, with Tina and Amy seated next to their former Saturday Night Live costar (and good friend) Kristen Wiig. We're not sure whose genius idea that seating arrangement was, but we do know that we would pay good money to be a fly on that wall. 

The cameramen did fail to provide us with ample shots of the ladies' antics, which is why we were eagerly anticipating Fey and Poehler's big moment presenting Carol Burnett with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig, SAG Awards 2016, Candids

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Surprising nobody, Tina and Amy were funny and witty, yet gracious, letting Carol truly be the star. They paid tribute to comedy actors first and foremost, eschewing that age-old assumption that drama acting is the more difficult craft. "She has deserved every award because comedy is harder than drama," they began. "Because comedic actors have to do everything dramatic actors do, but faster. And often with a chimp." Zing!

"And while we're at it, let's all calm down about Leonardo DiCaprio and his hard work on The Revenant," chimed in Amy. "So you slept in a horse and ate bison liver. Big whoop. Carol would have slept in that horse, worn it, done a song and dance, and made a much funnier face after eating something disgusting."

They also made sure to give Burnett a shoutout for the influence she had on their early careers. "We both grew up watching The Carol Burnett Show," Tina said. "And it was important for us to see that Carol was also the boss. It was her show. And that made us dream of a life where we could get paid to make comedy with our friends, but also be their boss." You said it, Tina. 

After Carol gave her moving (and hilarious) acceptance speech, our favorite Sisters lent a hand and helped cart off the humongous statue. And that closed our time with the twosome for the evening. It's not that we expected the night to be The Tina & Amy Show, but whenever we get a taste of these ladies we find ourselves hungry for more. Couldn't we be treated to just one wayward glance at the camera? One prop gag? Anything?

Alas, we're left with simply our memories. Here's hoping they show up to the Oscars and recreate this dance move. #AwardsShowGoals.

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