What Are Some of the Most Viewed "SNL" Skits of All Time?


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Some of the most viewed skits on "Saturday Night Live" include "More Cowbell," featuring Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken; "Dick in a Box," featuring Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake; and "Wayne's World: Madonna Fantasy," featuring Madonna, Mike Myers and Dana Carvey. Other highly-viewed skits include "Happy Fun Ball," featuring the voice of Phil Hartman; and "Schmitt's Gay," starring Adam Sandler and Chris Farley.

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The "Saturday Night Live" skit "More Cowbell" has been viewed by countless people since it was first televised in 1976. References to the skit's name have become part of pop culture. "Dick in a Box" is an "SNL" skit that was nominated for a Grammy award and is YouTube's sixth most watched video of all time. The 1991 skit "Wayne's World: Madonna Fantasy" appeared at the peak of popularity for the Wayne's World characters and at a time when all eyes were on Madonna and her risqué videos. While there were no live performers in the "SNL" skit "Happy Fun Ball," the skit has become a favorite in geek pop culture, according to Rolling Stone magazine. "Schmitt's Gay" is another highly-viewed skit that aired in 1991 and features Adam Sandler and Chris Farley in a fake beer commercial that makes fun of the typical beer commercial of the time.

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