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‘MacGruber’ is back to save the day in profane Peacock comedy based on ‘SNL’ character

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The only man for the job may be the worst option possible. Almost 15 years after “Saturday Night Live” debuted its MacGyver-like action hero MacGruber — and a decade after the same-named movie flopped at the box office — America’s unlikeliest savior is suiting up again in a Peacock series that premiered last week. “We’re basing this on American badass one-man army movies that we loved growing up, like ‘Commando’ and ‘Rambo,’ but then being like, ‘What if that guy sucked?’” Jorma Taccone, who created the character for “SNL,” told the Daily News. “MacGruber,” starring Will Forte as the foul-mout…

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