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Jim Gaffigan is KFC’s newest Colonel Sanders

Jim Gaffigan coms to Starlight Theatre on Aug. 3.
Jim Gaffigan coms to Starlight Theatre on Aug. 3. Invision/AP

Move over, Norm Macdonald.

There’s a new Colonel Sanders in town. And this one isn’t messing around.

In an ad that debuted Sunday, KFC introduced comedian Jim Gaffigan as its newest Colonel Sanders during Super Bowl 50, and it’s a pretty perfect fit, if you ask us.

Gaffigan’s stand-up routines are often centered around his love of food, specifically meals that are fatty and fried.

But Gaffigan’s role as Colonel Sanders isn’t all gravy.

Just as soon as Gaffigan takes the reins as Colonel, his nightmare begins.

Fans of the comedian are already in favor of the match up:

It’s only a matter of time before the fast food restaurant debuts its newest menu item: hot pockets.

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