Greatest Saturday Night Live Skits


The Top Ten

1 Cowbell Sketch

Oh come on! Both Scheaty Balls and Cowbell beat out that Wayne's World sketch.
"I have a fever. And the only prescription, is for MORE COWBELL! " - corebare32

"I got a fever, and the only perscription is more cowbell".

MORE COWBELL! I laugh just thinking about it. Christopher Walken is so hilarious with his almost deadpan face, and Will Ferrell's shirt is crazy beyond description.

I gotta fever and the only prescription is more cowbell

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2 Chris Farley Auditions for Chippendales
3 Schweaty Balls


I've got to admit for the midterm cast of SNL this was stuff legends are made of and highly reminiscent of the first 5 seasons. On the edge just waiting for the NBC censors to pull the plug. Always funny. - mgenet

This actually wasn't funny. - JCchrom3

Not that funny.

4 Mick Jagger Karaoke
5 Wake Up and Smile
6 The Californians
7 Wayne's World with Aerosmith
8 Phil Hartman sings goodbye to Chris Farley on Hartman's last show
9 Tough as Nails
10 Joe Piscopo and Eddie Murphy duet as Frank Sinatra and Stevie Wonder

The Contenders

11 Motivational Speaker Matt Foley Sketch w/ Christina Applegate

This is one of the greatest SNL skits of all time - JCchrom3

12 Peyton Manning United Way Commercial

How do you not laugh while watching this? Greatest sports-icon-turned-host in SNL history.

Once you watch this skit you will never forget it! I wasnt sure scrolling through this list but once I saw this I knew which one to vote for. Peyton Manning shows his wicked side in HILARIOUS fashion.

13 Rudy Giuliani introduces first episode after 9/11
14 Coffee Talk Crashed by Barbra Streisand
15 Mr. Robinson
16 James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party
17 The Hanukkah Song

This is funny, but MacGruber should be on here.

18 Red Ships of Spain
19 The Blues Brothers
20 The Lost It's A Wonderful Life Ending

I wish the it's a Wonderful Life movie really ended this way!

21 Canteen Boy with Alec Baldwin
22 Sean Penn Punches the Church Lady
23 The Ambiguously Gay Duo Work Out at the Gym
24 2016 Presidential Debates

I feel so bad for Kate McKinnon. They brought Alec Baldwin in as Trump for the same reasons that they brought Tina Fey in for Palin. There is no way they would ever win, but a little bit of screen time would help the actor’s career. Then Trump did win (ugh) so Kate McKinnon Lost her chance to get a really big character.
Anyway, these sketches are still hilarious.

Alec Bladwin is so perfect as Trump, you almost overlook how good Kate McKinnon is as Clinton.

25 The Roxbury Guys (Chris Kattan & Will Ferrell)

The Roxbury Guys was the best

26 Deter's Dream on Sprockets
27 Landshark
28 Tom Hanks and Jon Lovitz try to pick up woman.
29 Makin' Copies!
30 Massive Head Wound Harry
31 The Barry Gibb Talk Show
32 I Wish It Was Christmas Today Song With Jimmy Fallon
33 Hot Tub Lovers

Off in the distance, we heard the pounding of native drums. Was it in our minds? We don't know.

34 Farewell Mr. Bunting

This was to funny, when that kids head was chopped off by the fan
It was unexpected
But. Hilarious

35 Haunted Elevator (ft. David S. Pumpkins)

"Who are you? "
"I'm David Pumpkins! "
"Yeah, and David Pumpkins is? "
"His own thing! "
"And the skeletons are..? "
"Part of it! "
(Cue funky music)
Lol I just physically can't! At first I thought this skit was stupid but then Tom Hanks' face and just the all around ridiculousness of it pulled me in. - NerdBunny

36 Dysfunctional Family Feud
37 Micheal Jordan on the Stewart Smally Show
38 Fred Garvin, Male Prostitute
39 Dan Ackroyd as Julia Childs Cuts Finger
40 Woodrow Meets Brittany Spears
41 Mr. Robinson's Nieghborhood. (First Sketch)
42 Martin Short as Ed Grimly practices the triangle
43 Tiger Woods Press Conference On The Situation Room.
44 Will Ferrell as Harry Carey on Weekend Update.
45 Cooking with the Anal Retentive Chef
46 Will Ferrell as Robert Goulet Sings With His Brothers
47 Puppet Class: Anthony Peter Coleman
48 Red Flag with Kristen Wiig
49 The Shooting
50 Dooneese

How can this NOT be on here

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Top Remixes

1. Cowbell Sketch
2. Mr. Robinson
3. James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party
1. Chris Farley Auditions for Chippendales
2. Cowbell Sketch
3. Schweaty Balls
1. Chris Farley Auditions for Chippendales
2. Cowbell Sketch
3. Mick Jagger Karaoke


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