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SNL: The Muppet Show

SNL: The Muppet Show

If you watch The Muppet Show, one thing you can always count on is an appearance by those grumpy old hecklers Statler and Waldorf. Well, in this sketch from SNL, Kenan Thompson and Keegan-Michael Key play a couple of security guards who have had quite enough of their disruptive behavior and look to put an end to it.

SNL: The Negotiator

SNL: The Negotiator

“You should not have eaten me! I’m gonna tell your family!” Before arriving on a call to negotiate a hostage situation, a cop (Regina King) has a little snack to satisfy her sweet tooth. But she doesn’t realize until it’s too late that the entire bag of gummy bears was laced with weed.

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SNL: Stu’s Christmas Wish

SNL: Stu’s Christmas Wish

“I love that movie you did with Will Ferrell, man. Elf was phat.” Pete Davidson channels Eminem as he writes a letter to Santa Claus in hopes that he’ll bring him the PS5 he can’t find in stock anywhere. But we’re not sure old Saint Nick has Stu is going to put up with Stu’s demands.

SNL: Grocery Store Ad

SNL: Grocery Store Ad

If there’s one universal experience we’ve all shared during the coronavirus lockdown, it’s that grocery stores can’t keep high demand and essential items in stock. This hilarious fake commercial from SNL invites customers to buy some of the items that they can count on being in stock.

Middle-Aged Mutant Ninja Turtles

Middle-Aged Mutant Ninja Turtles

Decades after the peak of their success, Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello, and Michelangelo are faced with real world problems, like raising kids, grocery shopping, paying bills, and facing their own mortality. Those turtle dad bods are what happen after years of eating nothing but pizza. An SNL animated short.

SNL: Airport Sushi

SNL: Airport Sushi

John Mulaney rounds out his Diner Lobster and Bodega Bathroom trilogy with another thing none of us should ever do – eat raw seafood at New York LaGuardia Airport, or for that matter, even fly out of the place. This time, Jake Gyllenhal and David Byrne come along and take that ride.

SNL: Christmas Songs

SNL: Christmas Songs

Saturday Night Live celebrates the holidays with this great compilation of Christmas tunes featured on the late night show over the years. Enjoy classics like “I Wish It Was Christmas Today,” “Office Christmas Party,” “Jingle Barack,” and “Bring It on Down to Wrappinville.”

Da Bears vs. The Pack

Da Bears vs. The Pack

Former Green Bay Packers QB and NBC Sports guest host Brett Favre sat down with Bob Swerski and Carl Wollarski to discuss their differing perspectives on the long-running rivalry between The Pack and Da Bears. With a little help from their digital assistant Mary-Pat, the superfans just might make their point.(Thanks Jen!)

New HBO Shows

New HBO Shows

Game of Thrones is coming to an end, and HBO will need some new programming to help pick up the slack after it’s gone. SNL decided to give the network some ideas for spin-offs, with a little help from guest host Kit Harington. We’d so tune in for that Arya show.

Bodega Bathroom

Bodega Bathroom

After watching the short film Water Closet this week, we’ve got another cautionary tale about using public bathrooms. SNL’s hilariously weird sketch is a Willy Wonka-esque tale of a young man who visits a particularly nasty toilet.

SNL: Roach-Ex

SNL: Roach-Ex

There’s nothing worse than walking into your house to discover a cockroach doing push-ups on the carpet. But the roaches in this SNL commercial parody are even more of a nuisance than in real-life. Don Cheadle seems to enjoy playing slimy vermin these days.

SNL: Cue Cards

SNL: Cue Cards

Cue cards have been an instrumental part of Saturday Night Live since its inception back in 1975. In this behind the scenes video, meet SNL Cue Card Supervisor Wally Feresten, and learn how his team makes countless handwritten cards to keep the show running smoothly.

SNL: Beta Force

SNL: Beta Force

Saturday Night Live’s latest fake commercial pokes fun at all of those testosterone supplements designed to restore virility and manliness, while reminding us that sometimes we just need to let nature take its course instead of trying to fight it.

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SNL: 80’s Music Video

SNL: 80’s Music Video

“…Trix are for cereal. And this is the truth.” A jilted lover chastises his girl. But not before doing some regrettable things. Saturday Night Live and Donald Glover do a perfect parody of Oran “Juice” Jones’ classic The Rain, which was really asking to be made fun of.

SNL: Jurassic Park Auditions

SNL: Jurassic Park Auditions

Bill Hader’s return to host Saturday Night Live featured this sketch, featuring hilarious cast impressions of numerous 1990s celebrities as they each tried out for a role in the Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park. That Sinbad joke. Ouch.

SNL: Stranger Things 3

SNL: Stranger Things 3

Mike and Eleven meet up with more kids with unusual – and often unnecessary powers in this silly parody of Stranger Things from Saturday Night Live. For decades, the show could have used someone with Three’s power.

Will Ferrell’s SNL Audition

Will Ferrell’s SNL Audition

Will Ferrell is slated to host Saturday Night Live on 1/27/18. To celebrate his long-awaited return to the series that made him a star, SNL has released this gem – the actual audition tape that landed him the gig back in 1995, and includes his hilarious Harry Caray impression.

SNL: Fresh Prince

SNL: Fresh Prince

When The Fresh Prince bailed from West Philly for the West coast, it turns out that things didn’t quite go the way that his auntie planned. A darkly comic parody of the 1990s TV classic, courtesy of Chris Redd, Jessica Chastain, and Saturday Night Live.

Penn and Teller’s Best Trick

Penn and Teller’s Best Trick

Back in 1986, magicians Penn and Teller turned up on an episode of Saturday Night Live and pulled off an a series of tricks which poked fun at other well known magicians, and culminated with a big surprise at the end.

SNL Playing Cards

SNL Playing Cards
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Theory11 presents a unique deck of cards inspired by classic moments from Saturday Night Live. The deck features an art deco style closely associated with NBC’s Studio 8H and Rockefeller Center. We love that they included Brian Fellow’s Safari Planet.

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SNL: The Chosen One

SNL: The Chosen One

Pete Davidson finds himself pulled into the fantasy world of his RPG, where the characters believe he is their one true savior. Unfortunately, all they really got was totally useless dudebro Chad instead. Okay.

SNL: Levi’s Wokes

SNL: Levi’s Wokes

“They not brown, but they not NOT brown.” Saturday Night Live’s fake commercial for the most ridiculous jeans ever teaches us that refusing to be labeled and put into a box is sometimes a bad thing – at least when it comes to fashion.

SNL: Papyrus

SNL: Papyrus

Ryan Gosling stars in a hilarious sketch that will be most appreciated by graphic designers, as he portrays a man who just can’t seem to get over the fact that James Cameron’s blockbuster Avatar used the Papyrus font for its subtitles and logo.

Binging with Babish: Taco Town

Binging with Babish: Taco Town

To celebrate his millionth YouTube subscriber, Andrew Rea of Binging with Babish decided to give a tour of his kitchen, then replicated an SNL fan favorite, the 15-layer Taco Town taco we were first introduced to back in 2005. The cook starts at 5:21. Guacamolito sauce ftw!

Amazon Echo Silver

Amazon Echo Silver

Saturday Night Live presents a special version of Amazon’s voice-based assistant, which is designed specifically to help out older folks who are slightly less tech savvy than their typical customer.

Creating SNL’s Visual Effects

Creating SNL’s Visual Effects

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.

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