The Festrunk Brothers; Bass-O-Matic; Bad Ballet - Leonard Pinth-Garnell; Consumer Probe - Irwin Mainway; The Corrida; Fred Garvin-Male Prostitute; Looks at Books-Mauled; The Decibet; E. ...
See full summary »
Mike Myers Is a genius at creating original comic characters, and it all started at Saturday Night Live. Party on with Wayne Campbell on Wayne's World, Dieter on Sprockets, Linda Richman on... See full summary »
During his time at SNL, original cast member John Belushi created some of the most memorable characters in television history. One of the most brilliant comedic performers of all time, ... See full summary »
Before he was The Nutty Professor, before he was Dr. Dolittle, and even before he was the Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy was an SNL comic! From 1981-1984 he entertained us with sketches as... See full summary »
Before he was Happy Gilmore, Little Nicky, The Waterboy, or Billy Madison, Adam Sandler was doing Saturday Night Live playing hilarious characters and singing hilarious songs like the ... See full summary »
The Festrunk Brothers; Bass-O-Matic; Bad Ballet - Leonard Pinth-Garnell; Consumer Probe - Irwin Mainway; The Corrida; Fred Garvin-Male Prostitute; Looks at Books-Mauled; The Decibet; E. Buzz Miller's Animal Kingdom; The Final Days - Nixon; Crazy Ernie; The Coneheads' Halloween; Pocket Pal; Julia Child; Closing Montage Written by
Amy Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Original air dates/Live performances: - Wild and Crazy guys: 22 April 1978 - Super Bass-o matic '76: 17 April 1976 - Bad Ballet: 14 May 1977 - Consumer Probe: 29 October 1977 - Corrida: 14 February 1976 - Fred Garvin, Male Prostitute: 17 March 1979 - Looks at books: 4 November 1978 - The Decabet: 24 April 1976 - E. Buzz Miller's Animal kingdom: 25 February 1978 - Nixon, The Final Years: 8 May 1976 - Crazy Ernie/Crazy Frank: 22 January 1977 - The Coneheads at Halloween: 29 October 1977 - Pocket Pal: 8 October 1977 - The French Chef: 9 December 1978 See more »
I said it for The Best of John Belushi and I'll say it again here. Warners needs to release the DVD! Dan Aykroyd, for my money, was funnier than Belushi on SNL (and even in some movies--The Blues Brothers and Neighbors--where he played deadpan and loon, respectively, against Belushi). His impersonations were dead-on (the only thing missing from this compilation is his Tom Snyder impression). Like The Best of John Belushi, I could do without some skits (I never cared much for the Coneheads, but I realize I'm in the minority). Also the "Wild and Crazy Guys" skit has lost some impact, maybe due to its legend and Steve Martin's career. But then you've got his take on Julia Child (the "goriest" skit in SNL history, maybe?), his "Deca-Bet" skit, Fred Garvin--Male Prostitute (the forerunner to Deuce Bigalow, and ten times funnier), E Buzz Miller's Wild Kingdom--the list goes on. Timeless humor. And worthy of a DVD. I will say this until I'm blue in the face.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?