Conan O'Brien impeccably matches 2016 candidates with their on-screen doppelgängers

Think: David Spade as Hillary Clinton and Kevin Spacey as Mike Huckabee

Published May 7, 2015 3:57PM (EDT)

  (Team Coco)
(Team Coco)

There are a lot of big personalities competing in the 2016 races. You might even say it's a made-for-TV movie in the making. Or, if you're Conan O’Brien, you might have already started casting for it yesterday.

O'Brien went down the list of candidates on Wendnesday night's show, carefully pairing each with a doppelgänger to take on the part. Brian Baumgartner, who plays Kevin from The Office, seems to be a lock for the role of Ted Cruz at this point. Have a look at some of the others, and watch the full clip, below:

David Spade as Hillary Clinton 

Josh Brolin's mug shot as Rick Perry 

Lime Cat as Carly Fiorina

Any MAD Magazine cover as Bobby Jindal

Kevin Spacey as Mike Huckabee

Watch the clip below:

By Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email

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