"John Mulaney, another SNL veteran who's written several episodes, says he's been taken aback when he comes across posters featuring this season's two-part finale, 'Mr. Runner Up,' which takes its cues from the Robert Evans documentary The Kid Stays in the Picture. 'I keep seeing subway ads and thinking, "Why are they advertising The Kid Stays in the Picture?"' Mulaney says. 'Then I'm like, "Oh yeah, it's that dumb thing that we wrote."'"
Sam Adams at Slate praises Documentary Now!