Saturday Night Live’s Overlooked Best Shorts


This past week, Saturday Night Live aired an episode titled SNL Best Shorts.

As you might expect, it contained some classic favorites, like Lazy Sunday, Wayne’s World’s Truth or Dare with Madonna, and Eddie Murphy exploring white culture. However, there were many great sketches that the episode missed. Here are some of our favorites:

Cheeburger, Cheeburger

Dissing Your Dog

More Cowbell

Schweddy Balls

Natalie Portman Rap

Charles Barkley vs. Barney

Celebrity Jeopardy

The Chris Farley Show

Chippendales

Chippendales Audition | Saturday Night Live – Yahoo Screen

Colon Blow

Colon Blow | Saturday Night Live – Yahoo Screen

Buh-Weet Sings

Buh-Weet Sings | Saturday Night Live – Yahoo Screen

Frankie and Willie: Know What I Hate?

Do You Know What I Hate?: Night Watchmen | Saturday Night Live – Yahoo Screen

Stevie Wonder Sells for Kannon Cameras

Saturday Night Live: Kannon Camera

What are some of your favorites?

  • Casey Scott

    Sketches and commercials are not shorts. The only one you’ve listed above that qualifies for the special is the Natalie Portman short.