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.
“The people act like they’ve never seen a restaurant… or eaten food before.” SNL pokes fun at the over-the-top expressions seen on the faces of happy customers in commercials for family restaurant chains, as a group of actors are given direction for their reaction shots.
Saturday Night Live put together a reel of some of its silliest and most memorable spooky sketches, from Laraine Newman and Richard Pryor’s classic Exorcist bit, to Bill Hader’s hilarious Vincent Price. We’re betting David S. Pumpkins will make the list next year.
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.
It was all good when Bey was telling us to put our hands up. But when she talked about other reasons people put their hands up, worlds were shattered. Saturday Night Live addresses the ignorant uproar about Beyoncé’s Formation in a no holds barred skit.
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.
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.