The 15 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Skits, Ranked

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When it comes to shows that have made us laugh through the years, has there been any show more consistent than Saturday Night Live? Having been on the air since 1975, Saturday Night Live aka SNL has had literally thousands of hilarious moments from their opening monologues to their numerous skits. Every comedian from Eddie Murphy to Jim Carrey has made their way through the iconic set, and there isn’t a single notable celebrity beyond a certain age that hasn’t been depicted in some form or fashion. Nobody gets spared on SNL, and that is what has made it so much fun for almost fifty years. When it comes to narrowing down the best Saturday Night Live skits of all time, it is certainly a difficult task considering the many (and we do mean many) skits that have been performed since 1975.

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What’s considered to be “funny” or the “best” can be subjective. There are some skits that everyone universally agrees were funny as hell. And on the flip side there might be some skits that evoke a “what are you talking about” reaction. Believe it or not, there’s actually quite a bit of pressure on us with this article, but we’re going for it full force.

So here it is, our official the 15 best Saturday Night Live Skits of all time. Not this year, not of the past five, ten, or even twenty years. Of. All. Time. Check them out below and let us know if we nailed it or missed completely.

15. Career Day

Year: 2018

14. Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton Debate Cold Open

Year: 2016

13. Black Jeopardy With Tom Hanks

Year: 2016

12. Hot Ones With Beyoncé

Year: 2021

11. Close Encounter

Year: 2015

10. The Olympia Restaurant

Year: 1978

9. Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood: Nutrition

Year: 1984

8. Wayne’s World: Aerosmith

Year: 1990

7. Black Jeopardy With Chadwick Boseman

Year: 2018

6. JetBlue Flight 292

Year: 2005

5. Sarah Palin’s Katie Couric Interview

Year: 2008

4. Chippendales Audition

Year: 1990

3. Djesus Uncrossed (Directors Cut)

Year: 2013

2. More Cowbell

Year: 2000

1. MacGruber With Betty White

Year: 2010

What are your favorite Saturday Night Live skits? Were they included on this list? Perhaps we'll have to do a part two if not. In the meantime, be sure to keep up with us for more entertainment content.

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