Outrage Watch: 'SNL' may be paying dearly for that Prophet Muhammad sketch

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Outrage Watch: 'SNL' may be paying dearly for that Prophet Muhammad sketch
Welcome to Outrage Watch, HitFix's (almost) daily rundown of entertainment-related kerfuffles. Not anxious enough already? Get your fix of righteous indignation below, and stay posted for outrage updates throughout the week. "SNL" may be facing more than just chatter over its alleged plagiarism of a sketch aired by Canadian comedy series "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" -- it may actually be looking at a lawsuit. "I think lawyers are talking right now," "22 Minutes" writer and cast member Mark Critch -- who appeared in the Muhammad sketch in question -- told CBC's "St. John's Morning Show" during an interview Wednesday. "You can't do that," he continued. "I mean people have ripped people off before, millions of times, but this is word for word and Dhx Media — which owns own '22 Minutes' — said they want to protect their intellectual property." The "22 Minutes" sketch, which aired in January, centers on a "Win, Lose
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