While we don’t normally think of Saturday Night Live for its visual effects, the show actually requires quite a few of them these days. Take a look at some of the work their VFX artists must deliver under the gun each week, often with less than 12 hours before airtime.
An old man sees a young punk bragging in the park, and decides to teach him a lesson by challenging him to a game of chess. But Pete Davidson’s character isn’t about to fall victim to the clichéd scene set up by Kenan Thompson.
In one of a handful of non-political sketches from his latest SNL appearance, Alec Baldwin plays a drill sergeant who has a son among his group of recruits. Naturally, he shows his boy no favoritism. Also, a cookie chillout sounds like our kind of party.
Margot Robbie completely blows up an old stereotype with this hilariously weird take on the overplayed 1980s cliche of the librarian who becomes a sex kitten when she lets her hair down. Though Margot is still hot no matter what she does.
A group of prep school students is upset that their school has fired their beloved teacher, Mr. Bunting (Fred Armisen), so they’re going to stand up for what they believe in. We won’t give away the punchline, but the payoff is well worth the lengthy setup. Well played, SNL.
Saturday Night Live guest host Julia Louis-Dreyfus pokes fun at electric cars with a hilarious mock commercial for Mercedes-Benz’ new green luxury vehicle – an amazing new car which runs on battery power, yet needs no charging stations or power outlets.
A couple of dudes get hired by one of those kids’ pizza party joints, a job that most of us would put towards the bottom of the list of desirable workplaces, but these guys just can’t seem to contain their enthusiasm for their awesome new careers.
A group of mobsters meet up to discuss a very serious issue, but nobody can seem to concentrate on the business at hand, thanks to the performer up on stage. Peter Dinklage seems to have borrowed his wig from Sia, and his song from DEVO in this silly SNL sketch.
While Larry David’s appearance on this week’s Saturday Night Live had some funny moments, it was cast newbie Jon Rudnitsky who broke out with a hilarious Weekend Update audition for a live TV version of Dirty Dancing – a movie that Jon has apparently never seen before.
“Can I steal him for a sec? Hmm. I like this.” Dan the Bland Man is looking for his future wife. Will he find it by engaging in vapid power fantasies where he spends brief moments with women who are pre-disposed to like him? Saturday Night Live aims to find out.
To see what it’s like to be one of the many minions supporting the First Order, head cheese Kylo Ren goes “deep” undercover to live among the great unwashed in this sketch that makes us wonder how employees on Undercover Boss are so clueless about their disguised superiors.
“This Christmas, give the gift that says ‘I hate walking, but I loooove fires!'” Saturday Night Live pokes fun at these trendy, misnamed conveyances that have recently started to vanish from shelves thanks to their tendency to burst into spontaneous flames.
The Force Awakens has a cast that combines favorite Star Wars actors with young, up and coming new stars. Here, J.J. Abrams shares some screen tests for those who tried out for the film, including some who made it, and others who didn’t quite make the cut.
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