TV and Movies·Posted on 22 Dec 201942 Of The Best Saturday Night Live Sketches From This Decade'AND I'M DOONEESE!'by Sam ClealBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. "Jennifer Aniston Look-Alike Contest" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com One contestant goes off when he comes in last for his costume and begins to ruin the whole pageant.Aired: 4 May 2013Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Jason Sudeikis, Vanessa Bayer, Nasim Pedrad, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam 2. "House Sitting" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A series of seemingly mystery prank calls scare a highly strung house owner and her increasingly reluctant sitter.Aired: 3 March 2012Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Kristen Wiig 3. "The Corporal" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com It's 1950-something and three sisters are keen to impress a prestigious guest, but some are more naturally equipped to do so than others.Aired: 7 December 2019Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett 4. "The Day Beyoncé Turned Black" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com It's the day Beyoncé dropped her Lemonade album, and white people are losing their goddamn minds. Aired: 13 February 2016Starring: Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Leslie Jones, Beck Bennett, Sasheer Zamata, Kyle Mooney, Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Michael Che, Jay Pharoah 5. "Lulu Diamonds" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Robert Osborne looks back at one of Hollywood's biggest forgotten stars.Aired: 10th October 2011Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Andy Samberg, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Jason Sudeikis 6. "Super Showcase Spokesmodels" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via gfycat.com Two off-the-wall spokesmodels run into trouble as they review all of the showcase prizes one contestant hasn't managed to win.Aired: 8 February 2012Starring: Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, Vanessa Bayer, Bill Hader 7. "A Loving Couple – Louis and Regine" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A group of mates meet their friend's new partner, but she's a grade A bitch and overly handsy to boot.Aired: 16 February 2013Starring Christoph Waltz, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam, Tim Robinson 8. "Pizza Eating Business" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Barb has an idea for business she thinks is golden, but she struggles to convince the bank that she's worth giving a loan to.Aired: 6 April 2013Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon, Fred Armisen 9. "Hollywood Dish with Scarlett Johansson" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Scarlett Johansson joins two wayward presenters on a celebrity news show.Aired: 13 November 2010Starring: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Scarlett Johansson 10. "Puppet Class" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via gfycat.com During a puppetry class, one student totally misses the mark with the odd characterisation of his puppet.Aired: 15 September 2012Starring: Bill Hader, Seth MacFarlane, Vanessa Bayer, Kenan Thompson 11. "A Thanksgiving Miracle" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A family come together at Thanksgiving, but they can't stop falling out... until the Adele starts playing.Aired: 21 November 2015Starring: Beck Bennett, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Matthew McConaughey, Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer 12. "Close Encounter" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF SNL / Via giphy.com After three people are abducted by aliens, they share their extremely varied experiences with the US government.Aired: 5 December 2015 Starring: Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Ryan Gosling, Aidy Bryant, Bobby Moynihan 13. "Target Lady Meets Her First Lesbian" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com She's the most enthused retail worker ever, and she can't wait to serve her next customer!Aired: 11 May 2013Starring: Vanessa Bayer, Jay Pharoah, Kristen Wiig, Kenan Thompson, Nasim Pedrad, Aidy Bryant, Bobby Moynihan 14. "Whiskers R We" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Two cat lovers give us the run down on their current roster whilst spouting weird facts about each pet.Aired: 19 November 2016Starring: Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig 15. "The Californians: Karina Returns" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com In this American soap opera spoof, a bunch of the most Californian people you'll ever meet can't help but find themselves in constant drama.Aired: 11 May 2013Starring: Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Wiig, Vanessa Bayer, Taran Killam, Maya Rudolph 16. "Weekend Update: Stefon on Mother's Day's Hottest Tips" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Stefon joins his crush Seth to give you all the tea on events and parties happening across New York – but his descriptions never go the way you would expect.Aired: 7 May 2011Starring: Bill Hader, Seth Meyers 17. "Haunted Elevator (ft. David S. Pumpkins)" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A couple ride the haunted elevator attraction a local theme park where they encounter an oddball character, David S. Pumpkins.Aired: 22 October 2016Starring: Beck Bennett, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Tom Hanks, Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer, Kyle Mooney, Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor, Leslie Jones 18. "Singing Sisters" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com In a flashback to the past, three women meet two men in bar – but not everything is what it seems.Aired: 20 December 2014Starring: Amy Adams, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Kyle Mooney 19. "Poetry Class with Drake" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com When several students are placed in detention, a hippy poetry teacher is invited to come and help inspire them.Aired: 18 January 2014 Starring: Drake, Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson, John Milhiser, Brooks Whelan, Sasheer Zamata, Mike O'Brien 20. "Pregnant in Heels" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com Shoshanna Bunt is pregnant and she wants the whole experience to be a VIP extravaganza – cue Rosie Pope, maternity concierge.Aired: 7 May 2011Starring: Tina Fey, Abby Elliott, Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah 21. "An Awkward Slumber Party" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A girl at a slumber party gets super turned on by her friend's dad who keeps interrupting their fun.Aired: 18 January 2014Starring: Aidy Bryant, Drake, Vanessa Bayer, Cecily Strong, Sasheer Zamata, Kate McKinnon, Nasim Pedrad, Noël Wells 22. "Secret Word: Chaz Bragman" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via static.stereogum.com An eccentric and incompetent theatre actress can't help but spoil this '60s gameshow with her unsolicited and impromptu performances.Aired: 19 May 2012Starring: Kristen Wiig, Mick Jagger, Bill Hader, Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer 23. "Sofia Vergara and Penelope Cruz Sell Pantene Shampoo" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via makeagif.com When Sofia and Penelope are both hired to help promote Pantene's new shampoo, Penelope cannot help but struggle with her ridiculous lines.Aired: 7 April 2012Starring: Kate McKinnon, Sofia Vergara, Jason Sudeikis 24. "Girls Meet Blerta" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com The cast of Girls are served some much-needed perspective when they meet Blerta, a straight-talking immigrant from Albania.Aired: 28 September 2013Starring: Noël Wells, Tina Fey, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Kate McKinnon, Taran Killam 25. "Sean Spicer Press Conference" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Sean Spicer and Betsy DeVos take questions from the press at a White House conference.Aired: 4 February 2017Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Stewart, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Alex Moffat, Mikey Day, Kyle Mooney 26. "Porn Stars: Moët & Chandon Champagne" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via tumblr.com In order to get free stuff, two former porn stars and their colleague set about making promos for their favourite luxury goods.Aired: 9 March 2013Starring: Vanessa Bayer, Cecily Strong, Justin Timberlake 27. "The Lawrence Welk Show: Dorian Permes" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com When Dorian attempts to enchant the Maharelle sisters, he bites off more than he chew with Dooneese.Aired: 11 May 2013Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Nasim Pedrad, Fred Armisen 28. "Pageant Talk" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com A man and his daughter spill the tea on everything occurring in the pageant world, but there's someone who's always waiting to spoil the fun.Aired: 6 March 2010Starring: Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Jenny Slate 29. "Papyrus" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Steven just can't get over the fact that the Avatar movie used the font Papyrus in its marketing materials.Aired: 30 September 2017Starring: Ryan Gosling 30. "Tom Brady & Janet" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com In a dark and shady bar, Janet meets Tom Brady and tried to seduce him.Aired: 4 February 2012Starring: Bobby Moynihan, Channing Tatum, Jay Pharoah 31. "Liza Minnelli Tries to Turn Off a Lamp" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Liza and a friend want to go to a performance of Cats, but her inability to switch off a lamp is holding them up.Aired: 10 March 2012Starring: Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill 32. "Stranger Things" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com In a preview for Stranger Things season two, we are finally introduced to Lucas' parents.Aired: 8 October 2016Starring: Leslie Jones, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney, Sasheer Zamata, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mikey Day, Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor 33. "Cut for Time: Friendship Song (ft. Nicki Minaj)" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via tumblr.com The girls channel HAIM in this catchy ditty about how women always come to each other's aid!Aired: 19 May 2018Starring: Tina Fey, Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Nicki Minaj, Beck Bennett, Heidi Gardner, Melissa Villaseñor 34. "Royal Family Doctor" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com The doctor who will help Kate Middleton give birth receives a no-holds-barred lesson in royal etiquette from Buckingham Palace representative Rupert Smythe Pennington.Aired: 15 December 2012Starring: Martin Short, Bill Hader, Fred Armisen 35. "Shy Ronnie: Ronnie & Clyde" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Rihanna and Shy Ronnie team up to rob a bank while they rap about it, but Ronnie is experiencing some performance anxiety when around his accomplice.Aired: 30 October 2010Starring: Rihanna, Andy Samberg, Vanessa Bayer, Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Bobby Moynihan, Nasim Pedrad, Paul Brittain, Taran Killam 36. "(Do It On My) Twin Bed" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Everyone knows when you take your partner home to meet your family there's always an awkward sleeping arrangement. Aired: 21 December 2013Starring: Jimmy Fallon, Cecily Strong, Taran Killam, Mike O'Brien, Vanessa Bayer, Nasim Pedrad, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Noel Wells, Brooks Wheelan, Beck Bennett 37. "New Paint" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via i1.wp.com An anglophile who adores Farrow and Ball paint defends her costly obsession to her family.Aired: 2 November 2019Starring: Kristen Stewart, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney 38. "The Kim Kardashian Fairytale Divorce Special on E!" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com The shameless Kardashian/Jenner clan promote their new spin-off divorce special.Aired: 5 November 2011Starring: Nasim Pedrad, Kristen Wiig, Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer, Abby Elliott, Andy Samberg, Charlie Day, Jay Pharoah 39. "Sara Lee" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com The social media manager of Sara Lee is called into question when his superiors spot some unusual activity on the account.Aired: 16 November 2019Starring: Harry Styles, Cecily Strong, Bowen Yang 40. "Girl at a Bar" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via media.vanityfair.com Michelle can't catch a break when she gets hit on by several guys at a bar.Aired: 4 March 2017Starring: Cecily Strong, Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Mikey Day, Alex Moffatt, Aidy Bryant 41. "Women of SNL: Real Housewives Opening" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Several of SNL's most illustrious female players return to clear the drama between them.Aired: 1 November 2010Starring: Andy Cohen, Rachel Dratch, Nora Dunn, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Laraine Newman, Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, Kristen Wiig 42. "Porn Teacher" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via youtube.com Not sure if this is a porn shoot or real school – either way everyone is on a very different page as to what is going on.Aired: 10 October 2015Starring: Amy Schumer, Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant, Vanessa Bayer Did I miss any important sketches from the 2010s? 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