Ex-porn stars, Bill Hader's farewell, Christoph Waltz as Jesus, and more
8) 'Dylan McDermott Or Dermot Mulroney?'
Sometimes you need trenchant social satire to make your comedic mark on the show. Sometimes you need something uniquely original and/or high concept. Other times, you just need a simple idea (two actors with similar looks, names, and careers), a well-written script (just listen to Hader navigate tongue-twister after tongue-twister), and the stand-by “game show” format that “SNL” dearly loves in order to produce a classic sketch. A good test to find a loyal viewer of this show: say “Derbel McDillet” in a crowded room and see who responds.
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