In a series of skits and “Weekend Update” segments over the past two years, the cast of “Saturday Night Live” has mercilessly mocked Gov. David A. Paterson’s impaired vision and presented him as an improbably clumsy figure who walks into cameras, holds charts upside down and hates New Jersey. The genial Mr. Paterson, in turn, has made it clear that he finds the parodies to be in poor taste, even for a comedy show.
But now Mr. Paterson appears determined to prove that laughter is the best revenge. He is scheduled to appear personally on the NBC show this weekend, two people with knowledge of the governor’s plans said Friday.
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