What are Your Favorite SNL Skits?

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  1. peterfonda

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    If you had the opportunity to burn a DVD of your favorite SNL skits from 1975 until today, what would you put on it?

    I haven't been a big SNL fan since the end of the Eddie Murphy/Joe Piscopo era so my favorites are kind of dated and some of you may never have seen them. I'd put the following skits on.

    1) All episodes of "Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood". Classics. I read somewhere that Fred Rogers once came to the SNL set and Eddie Murphy was afraid to meet him because he thought Mr. Rogers would be angry about the parodies. Gentleman that he was, Mr. Rogers shook Eddie's hand, told him he thought ths skits were great and that he was an admirer of Murphy's.

    2) The skits about The Assassination of Buckwheat, Buckwheat's Funeral and the Killing of Buckwheat's Murderer, John David Stutts (Joe Piscopo's impression of Ted Koppel was a riot).

    3) The skit of Good Morning America where Joe Piscopo plays David Hartman. Its short but hilarious - Joan Lunden is a mannequin and the "early film" of Hartman turns out to be a Bullwinkle cartoon. I still laugh about it today.

    4) Eddie Murphy's impersonation of James Brown, singing "Hot Tub".

    5) The Dan Aykroyd-Laraine Newman commercial for Super Bass-o-Matic '76.

    You?
     
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    In no particular order -
    Eddie Murphy - Velvet Jones
    Eddie Murphy dressed as "White Man"
    Sabra Home Shopping Network with Tom Hanks
    Mr. Short Term Memory with Tom Hanks
    The Cow Bell skit with Will Ferrell
    Akroyd & Belushi Greek Diner Skit - Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger
    Bill Murray as Nick the Lounge Singer
    Ambiguous Gay Duo
    Pajama Commercial parody with James Franco
    Christmas Time for the Jews
    Synchronized Swimming - "I'm not that strong of a swimmer"
    Agreed, Buckwheat's shooting was hilarious

    If I think of more, I'll add.
     
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    Land shark
    Samurai Deli
    Uberman (non PC humour at its best. Superman works for Hitler and uses his powers to hunt jews)
     
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    A lot of good ones, but the Kick spit underground rock festival was funny.

    RIP Ass Dan
     
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    The Farley Chippendale's skit
    Garth Brooks selling his soul to the devil(Ferrell) to write a song
     
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    Schwetty Balls
    Eddie Murphy as Gumby
    Ebony and Ivory
     
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    I Laugh my ASS off every time I see the census skit with Christopher Walken.

    Dan Ackroyd as the sleezy toy salesman. "Little Johnny's Bag-O-Glass"

    The Colonel Angus skit with Walken
     
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    I liked the one where Steve Martin was really old, like 67 or something, and decided to have a kid. Shit was hilarious! :jj:
     
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    Was Ebony and Ivory the one where Piscopo played Sinatra and Murphy played Stevie Wonder, and they sang "Ebony and Ivory" by Stevie Wonder and McCartney? That was a great one. Some of the lyrics went like this IIRC:

    Wonder: I am black and you are white
    Sinatra: You're blind as a bat, and I have sight.
     
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    "The shooting of John David Stutts - brought to you by Mutual Life...because you could die tomorrow."
     
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    "Side by side you're my Amigo,
    Negro,
    Let's not fight."

    :jj:
     
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    I always like ackroyd's dancing during blues brothers skits.
     
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    Fuck.. soooo many to chose from.. Hmmmm...

    The Festrunk Brothers - "Cuz we are two wild and crazy guys!"

    Bassomatic - "Now adjust that dial so you can get your Bass just the way you like it."

    The Ambiguously Gay Duo - "Grab my belt Gary.. let's shift into roll mode!"

    The Roxbury Guys - "Me? Him? Me? Him?"

    SNL Star Wars Auditions - "Jawas!?!? What the hell is this picture about anyways?"

    The Coneheads - "We are from France!"
     
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    Dan Ackroyd as Julia Child cutting her finger and bleeding to death,

    The first "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker" sketch (where David Spade & Christina Applegate struggle to not lose it)

    "Buckwheat Sings"

    "The Little Richard Simmons Show"

    The Folger's Coffee Crystals parody--this one nearly killed me:
    [video=youtube;ef4aI-Woduc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef4aI-Woduc[/video]

    "Jingleheimer Junction":
    [video=vimeo;53772478]http://vimeo.com/53772478[/video]
     
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    Forgive any spelling mistakes....


    - The Minkmans

    - Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood(s)

    - $25,000 Pyramid parody (he INTRODUCES the act!)

    - original Barry Gibb talk show

    - Cork Soakers

    to name but a few
     
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    The Sinatra Group
    Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton joint press conference
     
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    So many, "Kill the White People" Eddie Murphy

    "Theodoric of York" Steve Martin
    "Master Thespian" The best ones with John Lithgow "'Twas ACTING!!!!"
    "Tonto, Frankinstein, And I can' remember the other guy.....And on and on and on,........
     
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    Forgot one... Nathan Thurm