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Old 03-03-2019, 05:56 PM   #2101
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Re: SNL - It's funny again! (seriously its not)

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1st half of yesterday's episode was actually pretty good. Best I remember in a long time.
This was the best show in a long while. 2nd half was indeed weak.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:19 AM   #2102
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1st half of yesterday's episode was actually pretty good. Best I remember in a long time. Of course Mulaney and Hader carried it, which you're not going to get every week.


@Namath - John Mulaney is hilarious.
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He's funny?
That can't be it at least not based on that monologue. (I'll cop to not having seen his standup yet)
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Old 03-04-2019, 01:37 AM   #2103
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That can't be it at least not based on that monologue. (I'll cop to not having seen his standup yet)
Don't bother, its more of the same vapid monologue.

I can't understand how he can write something like the hilarious Stephon character and be so unfunny.

I have to believe Bill Hader just brings something out that he doesn't have by himself.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:52 PM   #2104
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Re: SNL - It's funny again! (seriously its not)

I had no idea who John Mulaney was before the show, but he seems pretty funny/talented. Above-average episode IMO.
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Old 03-04-2019, 04:23 PM   #2105
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I had no idea who John Mulaney was before the show, but he seems pretty funny/talented. Above-average episode IMO.
He was a writer on SNL for awhile. He was the one that always wrote the Stephon pieces and tried to make Hader laugh by making writing changes between the dress and live taping. He then had a VERY short lived sitcom soon after leaving SNL. He's become really big since with a couple of stand up specials, and a two man Broadway show with Nick Kroll called, "Oh, Hello" based on two characters that they'd done on Kroll's sketch show.

If you saw Spiderverse, he was the voice of Spiderham.

He's a super funny dude and great writer. I noticed a definitive uptick in the quality of the sketch writing in his episode, and I'm pretty sure it's because he had a big hand in writing them.
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Old 03-04-2019, 06:30 PM   #2106
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Above-average episode IMO.
ya, watched for the first time in a while bc i enjoy Mulaney generally, thought it seemed like a pretty meh ep with a few good moments, prob less bad than usual i concluded
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Old 03-04-2019, 09:32 PM   #2107
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The cha Cha skit was legit great.
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Old 04-14-2019, 03:33 PM   #2108
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So, what did everyone think about that musical act this week?
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Old 04-14-2019, 04:52 PM   #2109
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The entire episode was actually pretty good
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Old 04-14-2019, 08:08 PM   #2110
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So, what did everyone think about that musical act this week?
Funnier than most of the sketches.
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