I record SNL each week, and they pretty much stack up unwatched until the wife erases the folder.
Why? Because the show has become woefully unfunny. If there is ever anything worth watching it is almost exclusively involving Kate McKinnon, Justin Timberlake or – it’s a pre-recorded bit.
Certainly the time and thought that goes into creating these shorts provides a level of freedom and polish the live sketches so very lack.
This weekend with Martin Freeman as the host, maybe the very best short they’ve ever done was shown. The Hobbit + The Office = great.