What Are Some Popular "Saturday Night Live" Sketches?


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Some popular "Saturday Night Live" sketches are "Buh-Weet Sings," "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker," "Behind the Music: Blue Oyster Cult," "Stefon on Halloween" and "Chippendales." RollingStone.com and Complex.com list these sketches in their top 50 best "Saturday Night Live" sketches of all time. The "Celebrity Jeopardy" skits are also popular.

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Rolling Stone and Complex both name "Buh-Weet Sings" and "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker" as the top two "Saturday Night Live" sketches of all time as of 2015. "Buh-Weet Sings" aired Oct. 10, 1981, and features Eddie Murphy as a character named Buckwheat. "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker" aired May 8, 1993, and notably stars Chris Farley, David Spade and Christina Applegate. Bob Odenkirk wrote the sketch, which Rolling Stone and Complex note is memorable in large part due to Spade and Applegate's inability to stay in character because the two couldn't stop laughing at Farley.

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