14 of the Best SNL Sketches of all Time
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14 of the Best SNL Sketches of all Time

14 Saturday Night Live sketches that you must watch.

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14 of the Best SNL Sketches of all Time
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With extra free time over the summer and no new SNL episodes airing, what could be better than binging some classic SNL sketches! Here are some of my personal favorites:

1. Girlfriends Game Night

Starring Cecily Strong and former SNL cast member, this sketch in which a woman brings her "older" husband to a game night with her girlfriends is so hilarious that even the cast members can't help but laugh.

2. Another Dysfunctional Family Dinner

Originally airing in 2001 and starring Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, and Gwyneth Paltrow, this sketch hilariously recounts a dysfunctional family dinner that I think all of us have experienced some form of.

3. Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer (all of them)

Melissa McCarthy's SNL appearances as former White House press secretary Sean Spicer are absolutely hilarious. I have linked the first one above, but all of them are worth a watch. She really hits the nail on the head.

4. Welcome Video

This sketch takes a hit on Trump's travel ban and parodies the "welcome video" guiding visitors to the U.S. through customs.

5. The 2016 Presidential Election Debates

All of SNL's presidential debate parodies were absolutely hilarious, and all deserve a view. Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin are absolutely incredible as Clinton and Trump, respectively. I have linked the town hall debate, because it is my personal favorite, but all three of them are brilliantly funny.

6. Crucible Cast Party

As a theatre kid, I couldn't not include this sketch starring Lin-Manuel Miranda. It hilariously and honestly quite accurately encapsulates the experience of a theatre kid in high school.

7. A Day Off

Kate McKinnon stars in this hilarious sketch depicting a "day off" for Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. However, her day is constantly disrupted by various ridiculous things that Trump says that she must clear up.

8. How a Bill Does Not Become a Law

This sketch parodies the classic Schoolhouse Rock song, "How a Bill Becomes a Law." In this version, however, the educational session is interrupted when the bully, "Executive Order" enters the scene.

9. Voters for Trump

A campaign ad for Trump, this sketch shows various Trump supporters, appearing normal and performing everyday tasks, until the disturbing activities they are actually performing are revealed.

10. The Bush Twins’ Secret Language

This hilarious sketch stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as President George Bush's twin daughters, having a discussion about their father's presidential performance in their "secret twin language." One of my absolute favorites.

11. Sarah Palin and Hilary Adress the Nation

Also starring the Fey and Poehler duo, this sketch shows Sarah Palin and Hilary Clinton addressing the American people and discussing being a woman in politics.

12. Girlfriends Talk Show series

Starring Cecily Strong as typical teen girl Kyra, and Aidy Bryant as awkward best friend Morgan, the Girlfriends Talk Show series is one of my favorite recurring sketches. A favorite of mine is this one, featuring Scarlett Johansson as their special guest, former prom queen Camden to discuss the do's and don'ts of prom.

13. High School Theatre Show

This is one of my absolute favorite sketches. It's a little too similar to some of my performances in high school...

14. Debbie Downer: Disney World

This sketch is amazing. It stars Rachel Dratch, Lindsay Lohan, Jimmy Fallon, and Amy Poehler, and the best part of this already hilarious sketch is the cast's crack-ups!

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