Leave it to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” — and an array of his famous buddies, including Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and John Krasinski — to awesomely take on what has “annoyingly” been called Deflategate.

“When there’s a high-profile crime, all of a sudden a bunch of people come forward and claim they did it … I don’t know if the people we’re about to see are trying to protect Tom Brady or if they want attention or if they’re mentally ill, but already more than a half-dozen people have come forward,” intros Kimmel.

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Cut a bunch of actors pretending to be Boston bros named things like Sully, Salty and Cubby, taking credit for Deflategate and defending Tom Brady “because he’s a god**** hero.” Now this is the Deflategate sketch America needs.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."