SNL Fanatic (2000)

TV Short  |   |  Comedy, Short
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 221 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Anna Nicole Smith's biggest and most disturbed fan is given the chance to meet his even more disturbed idol.

0Check in
0Share...

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 13 titles
created 10 Sep 2012
 
a list of 12 titles
created 12 May 2014
 
list image
a list of 64 titles
created 15 May 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "SNL Fanatic" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: SNL Fanatic (2000– )

SNL Fanatic (2000– ) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of SNL Fanatic.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Shannon's unmistakable comedy antics are in full effect in this collection of sketches from SNL's wild alumna. Laugh along with her fearlessly funny characters like brazen schoolgirl Mary ... See full summary »

Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Molly Shannon, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin
Star I (2001)
Action | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Clive Owen, Michael Beattie, Toru Tanaka Jr.
Documentary | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The final entry in a trilogy of films produced for the U.S. government by John Huston. This documentary film follows 75 U.S. soldiers who have sustained debilitating emotional trauma and ... See full summary »

Director: John Huston
Stars: Walter Huston
Couch (TV Short 2003)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A man (Adam Sandler) goes shopping for a new couch.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Adam Sandler
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Paul Thomas Anderson spoofs the famous 1980's Mattress Man commercial outtake using Dean Trumbell, the character played by Philip Seymour Hoffman in Anderson's Punch Drunk Love, and he ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, David H. Stevens, Jimmy Stevens
Blossoms & Blood (Video 2003)
Comedy | Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Salvador Curiel
Flagpole Special (Video 1998)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Chris Penn, John C. Reilly
Back Beyond (Video 2013)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Five people's lives that are curiously intertwined happen to all be at a diner at the same time. An old man (Hall) gives advice to a young man (Baltz) about his cheating wife and best ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Kirk Baltz, Philip Baker Hall, Scott Coffey
Short | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Michael Stein, Robert Ridgely, Eddie Delcore
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.

Director: Adam Davidson
Stars: Scotty Bloch, Clebert Ford, Bernard Johnson
The Kiss (1896)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two people kiss.

Director: William Heise
Stars: May Irwin, John C. Rice
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Jason
...
...
Edit

Storyline

This parody of the MTV program Fanatic (in which people attempt to prove their fandom of stars in order to meet them) features a fan obsessed with Anna Nicole Smith. But before his meeting with her we learn of his dysfunction and sick mother-based fantasies over Anna Nicole. This only escalates when he meets the more dysfunctional Anna Nicole. Written by Danny Leary

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 February 2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
No Oscar nomination for Mr. Anderson this time.
13 November 2005 | by (Rijswijk, ZH, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

If it were not for the fact that the guy behind "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia" wrote and directed this SNL 'short film' (really just a pre recorded skit), this spoof would never have gotten it's own IMDb page. It was broadcast as part of the February 19th 2000 episode hosted by Ben Affleck and featured on "The Best of Molly Shannon" (which by the way, received it's own place on the IMDb years after this page). As a parody this is neither original nor funny. MTV FANatic is a pretty pathetic show anyway, so to make fun of it was really redundant from the start.

Merely copying the MTV format and having Ben Affleck and Molly Shannon scream and pull faces does not cut it. Jimmy Fallon adds little, playing it cool as usual. At least Ben Affleck went to the trouble of making himself look unappealing and nerdy. Molly Shannon plays Anna Nicole Smith the same way she does Courtney Love and most of her other impressions: loud and annoying. They even fire off a few shots at Smith's disastrous movie effort "Skyscraper" which was so bad it's basically spoof proof. So they took two of the lamest bits and copied them. Nothing added or changed. It might have been funnier had they shown the actual clips, or presented a sequel called 'Booby-trap' or anything.

This skit is all set up and no pay off , it just sort of ends without a final twist or a punchline. I can't even figure out if Paul Thomas Anderson was picking on MTV's Fanatic because he found it annoying or if he was strangely fascinated by it. The TV Funhouse Smurf version of the Anna Nicole show turned out so much funnier (and more original). Perhaps they should have let the actual Anna Nicole play herself. She seems willing to do any stupid thing in front of the camera anyway.

2 out of 10


6 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not on the netflix I.W. Affleck episode AHegele
Discuss SNL Fanatic (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?