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A hysterical review of a hysterically hyper "show"
The ANNOYING, hysterical, OVER-THE-TOP, incredibly Hollywood and
unnaturally excited narrator is the main reason why this "documentary"
ruins it for me (among others.) Another reason why it simply is NOT
GOOD is that it's cut together in a way which results in a hysterical
and hyper presentation; 10 to 20 people are interviewed in one minute.
The result of cutting together one sentence from a few words each by
three or four people makes you kind of go "huh!?" Among many other
clips, the footage of Britney Spears' moving boobs is shown over and
over and over again as is comedian Rachel Quaintance's suggestion that
"B-bye should almost go in Webster's dictionary." "...and remember: E!
is the only place to catch all these episodes every weeknight at 5 and
midnight!" The constant background music, moving of camera angles,
zooming, spinning and blinking images will have you rolling on the
floor drooling saliva within seconds, so I would ESPECIALLY not
recommend this program to epileptics - you could DIE! Out of the 101
"most unforgettable SNL moments" (according to whom I don't know,) not
ONE sketch is performed from beginning to end. Actually, I don't think
more than 10 seconds of a sketch is presented (at least not without
interruption in order to be repeated or proceeded.) In order to
understand what the fudge all the 100 million+ people who are
interviewed for about 5 seconds each are talking about, you'll have to
recall all these "moments" from TV, or you'll have to catch them from
reruns, because way way way too little material from the actually aired
SNL shows, which everyone are reminiscing about, is shown here in order
for you to appreciate all the endless praise people are giving these
supposedly hilarious moments. Commercial breaks appear about every 2 to
3 minutes, BTW. There is good material in here, but it's presented in
such a hyper way that it cannot be properly enjoyed. It's hysterical,
but far from hysterically funny or entertaining. I'd expected to
actually SEE 101 SNL moments. Incidentally, and the worst fact of all:
Steve Martin's legendary 'King Tut' sketch is NOT included (!!!) ...and
I don't think having included 'Massive Head Wound Harry' and 'The
McLaughlin Group' somewhere in the swamp would've been a mistake
either, as both these sketches are celebrated pieces shown on both the
'Best of Dana Carvey' and the '25th Anniversary' tapes.
I leave you now with the narrators' sing-out from the first of the five
installments of this show (imagine the following spoken in a VERY "fake
excitement kind of you're on candid camera manner"): "Alas! We've run
out of time in this hour, but TRUST US, there are plenty more Will
Ferrell moments left in our countdown. Check out what's in store in the
NEXT installment of our 101 most unforgettable SNL moments. From the
CHEERful...to the MILItant...from guys in DRAA-AAG...to Lord and Lady
Douchebag. We have more hilarious moments from the show you can't stop
quoting as we work our way down to number one. You can catch every
single ONE of these moments plus many more of your favorites every
weeknight at four and midnight, right here on E! But for now..."
(ending with a two seconds long clip of David Spade saying "b-bye.")
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