The only reason I’m giving this sketch special consideration is because I cannot remember the last time I felt this uncomfortable while watching a ‘SNL’ sketch while also laughing as many times as I did at details like the out-of-place, perfect '90s-style guitar riffs and non sequitur cutaways to people whitewater rafting or lions.
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There can be no denying that 'SNL' has mostly played its hand of tapping musical acts as hosts given recent turns from Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and last week's mediocre Justin Bieber hour, but will 'Django Unchained' star Christoph Waltz rescue us? The Quentin Tarantino favorite will take the 'Saturday Night Live' stage for the first time with musical guest the Alabama Shakes, but is the notably foreign star up to the task? Preview Christoph Waltz's 'SNL' hosting gig this Saturday with the latest previews inside!
The current season of 'SNL' has braved the departures of Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig and Abby Elliott, with Jason Sudeikis and Seth Meyers rumored to follow, but can it handle another? That friends, is the question we face after learning that 'SNL' vet Kenan Thompson and executive producer Lorne Michael have begun development of a new NBC sitcom, with Thompson set to star. What premise does the sitcom take, and would it take Kenan away from the long-running sketch comedy series?