Before you decide if you want to watch Jimmy Fallon's performance as Ryan Lochte at the VMAs on Sunday, watch Michael Phelps' reaction when he first sees the character:

Unfortunately, the bit didn't really fulfill the look of promise on Michael Phelps' face.

The audience seemed highly skeptical of topical jokes putting Ryan Lochte in his place, probably because America's already moved on to hating Anthony Weiner (again).