The Five Best SNL Episodes of All Time, Ranked

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So, you're wondering what the best SNL episodes of all-time are? Let's get in to it!

The truth is that Saturday Night has had some fluctuating times in terms of audience reception. Some may argue that the peak of SNL are behind us, but then the next minute a new star rises from the cast that makes us think that there may be funnier days on the horizon. Sometimes the characters even can't hold back their laughter in the moment, which is always hilarious to see. We've even seen quite a few star athletes cross over to the world of comedy, proving they can get it done both on AND off the field! Don't get us started talking about some of the amazing musical acts that have graced the stage on SNL. Currently in its 49th season, SNL will always be a staple of American culture.

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Here we'll take a look back at some of the most memorable episodes that have aired throughout the years to determine which were the best. Our ranking is based on a combination of IMDb score and overall audience reception.

Here are my choices for the 5 best SNL episodes of all-time:

5. Season 37, Episode 15 (2012)

4. Season 40, Episode 3 (2014)

3. Season 39, Episode 10 (2013)

2. Season 35, Episode 21 (2010)

1. Season 3, Episode 18 (1978)

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