The Internet Has Deemed This Week's "SNL" The "Blackest" Episode Ever

The Jan. 18 installment introduced black female cast member Sasheer Zamata and two new black female writers. Oh, and Drake was the host and musical guest.

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And the internet is deeming it "the blackest" episode ever.

Officially the blackest #SNL ever. Yes! Enjoy it folks.

Yanick@wunderkind87

Officially the blackest #SNL ever. Yes! Enjoy it folks.

12:50 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"AS MANY BLACK SKITS AS POSSIBLE TONIGHT!" - Lorne Michaels

jujoffer@jujoffer

"AS MANY BLACK SKITS AS POSSIBLE TONIGHT!" - Lorne Michaels

11:51 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

SNL's diversity (or lack thereof) has been a hot topic on Twitter, and many tuned in to see how the show would go.

Some were a bit defensive from the beginning.

WHY THE BLACK CHICKS NAME GOTTA BE LAST?! oh. It's alphabetical. Right.

Luke Staywoker@TheDiLLon1

WHY THE BLACK CHICKS NAME GOTTA BE LAST?!

oh. It's alphabetical. Right.

11:36 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others could barely believe their eyes.

THERE ARE THREE PEOPLE OF COLOR ON THE SNL SCREEN

Clinton Yates@clintonyates

THERE ARE THREE PEOPLE OF COLOR ON THE SNL SCREEN

11:40 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There are so many black people on #SNL right now It's amazing is this a dream??

Skull Deaded???@ambrrr

There are so many black people on #SNL right now It's amazing is this a dream??

11:41 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Lots of people found the episode funnier than it usually is, with some crediting the two new black female writers, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones.

How can you tell there are black writers in the room? References to Family Matters in the iconic 90s sketch. #SNL

Racialicious@racialicious

How can you tell there are black writers in the room? References to Family Matters in the iconic 90s sketch. #SNL

11:48 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

yo I'm dying laughing already. #SNL

Watching SNL and laughing hysterically. 10 year old says "I don't get what's so funny". Exactly... Good. Some things shouldn't be understood

Lost Monarch@dsquinnan

Watching SNL and laughing hysterically. 10 year old says "I don't get what's so funny".
Exactly... Good.
Some things shouldn't be understood

10:25 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Drake as Lil Wayne as Urkel was part of the best sketch I have seen in a long time. SO hilarious. #SNL

Seth@ss_24

Drake as Lil Wayne as Urkel was part of the best sketch I have seen in a long time. SO hilarious. #SNL

12:10 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I legit am laughing and don't know why. I'll just credit the two new females of color in the writers'room. #SNL

Micah White@micahwhite

I legit am laughing and don't know why. I'll just credit the two new females of color in the writers'room. #SNL

11:48 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But not everyone was dazzled by SNL's additions and changes.

The writing is really bad. Really really bad. Otherwise @drake is a pretty good actor. #snl needs to start that internal fix ASAP

mary pryor@msmarypryor

The writing is really bad. Really really bad. Otherwise @drake is a pretty good actor. #snl needs to start that internal fix ASAP

12:56 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

no matter how many black writers SNL gets, they will NEVER come close to In Living Color. N E V E R!

i woke up like dis.@xMissTanisa

no matter how many black writers SNL gets, they will NEVER come close to In Living Color. N E V E R!

12:14 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Snl tonight: how many times can we show our new black female tonight to makeup for the past six years.

♡ Alyssa ♡ @heart_lyssxoxo

Snl tonight: how many times can we show our new black female tonight to makeup for the past six years.

12:11 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

For everyone losing their shit over snl's sudden blackness. Just remember. Muhfuckas neva loved us.

Loryn-Ishii@elledub_1920

For everyone losing their shit over snl's sudden blackness. Just remember.

Muhfuckas neva loved us.

12:21 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

bloody hell, that was awful. Get you some fresh writers #snl

Chatel@Chai_Tee

bloody hell, that was awful. Get you some fresh writers #snl

12:59 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

They hired 2 writers to write her in unfunny positions/characters . Damn

Rich Homie Sherm@SHERMradio

They hired 2 writers to write her in unfunny positions/characters . Damn

12:03 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Overall though, the internet seemed proud of and happy with Zamata's first night.

Sasheer is gorgeous. That's basically my predominant thought about her so far. #SNL

stacia l. brown@slb79

Sasheer is gorgeous. That's basically my predominant thought about her so far. #SNL

12:01 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How great was @thesheertruth? Much needed addition to the cast!

Taylor@k_taylor88

How great was @thesheertruth? Much needed addition to the cast!

01:51 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I wish I could stop weeping with joy right now @thesheertruth

kateynextholidayburg@khealywu

I wish I could stop weeping with joy right now @thesheertruth

01:09 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And everyone was able to agree on one thing: the glory of Drake's thighs in that Disney sketch.

Yahs, for that thigh muscle definition, Drake in Shorts.

Bahm Bahm Lilura@carissarho

Yahs, for that thigh muscle definition, Drake in Shorts.

12:29 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Short shorts on @Drake. That is all. #DrakeOnSNL #legs #fb

Lucy Quintanilla@lucyq

Short shorts on @Drake. That is all. #DrakeOnSNL #legs #fb

12:35 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Drake's thighs just made me so happy