Top 20 Saturday Night Live Sketches That Went Wrong

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It usually runs smoothly, but these are the "SNL" sketches that went wrong. For this list, we’ll be looking at mistakes, unplanned moments and character breaks, among other times where a sketch didn’t quite go to plan. Our countdown includes Adam Driver's bird mishap, Ryan Gosling's giggles, Stefon at all times, and more! Were YOU surprised when these "SNL" sketches went wrong? Let us know in the comments!
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  1. WatchMojo.com


    22 өдрийн өмнө

    Catch up on the Latest Episode of SNL on Amazon Prime! wmojo.com/SNL WatchMojo may earn an affiliate commission for purchases made through our links. Were YOU surprised when these "SNL" sketches went wrong? Let us know in the comments!

    • April A. Daum

      April A. Daum

      4 өдрийн өмнө

      @WatchMojo - thank you for highlighting these great SNL clips, your countdown was great 👍🏼

    • Andrew Dillon

      Andrew Dillon

      6 өдрийн өмнө

      @David Martinez agreed

    • David Martinez

      David Martinez

      14 өдрийн өмнө

      Stop talking so much and play the clips

    • Law Dorherty

      Law Dorherty

      19 өдрийн өмнө

      Parnassus is the best skit! Skewer your enemies!

    • Ariel fangirl Mendez

      Ariel fangirl Mendez

      20 өдрийн өмнө

      You know every episode of SNL is on peacock

  2. Kristijan Petrovic

    Kristijan Petrovic

    2 цагийн өмнө

    Pepper boy should've made the list

  3. Henry Hanks

    Henry Hanks

    7 цагийн өмнө

    You left out "Riding My Donkey Political Talk Show" with Tim Meadows falling off a donkey

  4. KeyserSoze26B


    12 цагийн өмнө

    Top 3 should be 1) Farley down by the river 2) Cowbell 3) Debbie Downer

  5. Richard Mark

    Richard Mark

    16 цагийн өмнө

    The entire Don Rickles episode and the Jerry Lewis episode

  6. Chu Yeom

    Chu Yeom

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Fun fact: Chris Farley's fall on the table in the "Van Down By the River" sketch was intentional.

  7. Krazy Horse21

    Krazy Horse21

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I'd watch a whole movie of Adams character lmfao

  8. Ruilin Yin

    Ruilin Yin

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Need to add Adele now

  9. Mike Jardin

    Mike Jardin

    Өдрийн өмнө

    He was supposed to stab the bird.

  10. Rg Webb

    Rg Webb

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Christopher Guest and Billy Crystal Willy and Franky sketch.

  11. Ro Ems

    Ro Ems

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Oh, you just explain it rather than letting us watch it........great.🤦‍♂️

  12. Manny Pants

    Manny Pants

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I only have one thing to say: XXXXXD

  13. Jaime Hernandez

    Jaime Hernandez

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I love you watchmojo but my goodness you have more ads than tv

  14. Trumpeter Titanic

    Trumpeter Titanic

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    If you didnt narrate through the entire sketch it would have been good. You dont need to tell is what were already watching with our own eyes. You ruined it.

  15. THReynolds2


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    When Buck Henry appeared with a bandage on his forehead, so did everybody else in the cast. THAT was the funniest part of the show.

  16. RexaKnight


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    “Skewers it By accident” like wtf that wasn’t accidental, it was totally on purpose, I swear watch mojo just trying way to hard

  17. Tee MMM

    Tee MMM

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Everything is made better with more cowbell😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  18. Janet Cortorreal

    Janet Cortorreal

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    My gosh watch Mojo people want to watch not hear the narration through out the video. Maybe in the beginning and towards the ending but not during all the time. I love snl that's why I watched the whole video regardless of the mind numbing narration.

  19. BB Cute

    BB Cute

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    10:44 Debbie Downer was the best! 😅😂🤣😆

  20. Striker Frost

    Striker Frost

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I thought the skewer was on purpose

  21. A.vegan everywhere

    A.vegan everywhere

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The innocence of disney?do you know how many of their park employees have to live in their car cuz they don't pay a livable wage but also don't permit you to get other jobs? Even if you could the rules are so strict you wouldn't have time. There's a few videos on MNmore about it.

  22. Ardy del Rosario

    Ardy del Rosario

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I don’t get it, I’m halfway through the list and all of them have been funny

  23. candiceangeli


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I read somewhere that Tracy Morgan didn't like that Jimmy Fallon breaks a lot. He said that it takes away the attention from everyone else. I kind of see his point.

  24. Olivia Kinter

    Olivia Kinter

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    How could you forget Super Showcase Spokesmodels when Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph & Bill Hader lose it after Wiig drives a cart into the back wall!! They start to lose it pretty early on, too

  25. JLConawayII


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    The oil baron sketch was one of the best things I've ever seen.

  26. Lemuel Cang

    Lemuel Cang

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    everyone who sees this comment needs to see the bill hader sketch

  27. Stuart Conner

    Stuart Conner

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    W.C. Fields said "Never work with animals or children." not because they're unpredictable but they will upstage you, especially if you're a fat crotchety uncharismatic old man like W.C. Fields.

  28. Nate Scherer

    Nate Scherer

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Why does WatchMojo always think narration makes it better? We don't need someone to tell us what's happening in the skit as we watch it.

  29. Süleyman


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Horrible narration. Completely ruins the video.

  30. Mr. Chopsticks

    Mr. Chopsticks

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I never understood how Pete Davidson got on the show.

  31. mightycirus


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Pete Davidson is always breaking character He sucks at acting

  32. Stalker Stomper3

    Stalker Stomper3

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Wow this show went downhill. None of this was funny to me. This show should just cancel itself at this point. Being politically biased isn't helping either.

  33. Ricker Lee

    Ricker Lee

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Too much talking.

  34. Bowel Movements Matter

    Bowel Movements Matter

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    This channel sucks worse than current SNL episodes, and that’s really saying something.

  35. far22186


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Damn i miss Farley and Hartman

  36. colt curlin

    colt curlin

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Will Ferrell rolling into that scene on a scooter made me laugh instantly lmao

  37. KingAlone


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    i'm suprised they did have the Janet Jackson "Cork Soaker" skit. 😂😂😂

  38. Fjädrade Själen

    Fjädrade Själen

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    The constant damn narrating ruins it completely

  39. alan silverman

    alan silverman

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Down by the river...I shot my bay-bee...DEAD !

  40. Roland Christmas

    Roland Christmas

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Chris Farley. Was. Just. Not. Funny.

  41. Sara T

    Sara T

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I’d watch a real Dog Court!

  42. muckymucks


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    All I got from this video is that Jimmy Fallen has always been a terrible performer.

  43. K L

    K L

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    How about you don’t talk and just show the clips

  44. Justbase


    6 өдрийн өмнө


  45. Nathan Haimson

    Nathan Haimson

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Oh god. I work backstage in theater and costume change mishaps are ROUGH. I personally had about 10 changes to help with for Shrek the Musical and keeping them all in my head was a nightmare. We didn't have monitors backstage so we just had to listen and remember when we needed to get ready for changes. It was so frustrating because I had to have a pair of gloves for one character who changes back and forth a few times and they kept getting lost in her clothing bag thing so I was always rushing to find them smh.

  46. taylor aha

    taylor aha

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm suprised Lesley's gagging during the James Franco wrapping paper sketch didnt make it

  47. Douchy McDouche

    Douchy McDouche

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Stupid voiceover ruins everything.

  48. Brolic


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    god SNL has really gone down hill, both in cast and content. It feels like they ran out of ideas and need to play the political card every chance they get. I understand that politics have always been a large inspiration for comedy, but it feels like it's all they do anymore

  49. Peter Torres

    Peter Torres

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    I was waiting for the Leslie Jones blood scene.

  50. QueOnda 123

    QueOnda 123

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Debbie Downer will forever be the funniest SNL skit!

  51. Aaron Robinson

    Aaron Robinson

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Why don't you just shut up and show the CLIPS!?!?!?

  52. ICA


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    I love Christopher Walken, but I do not understand why people think that Cow Bell sketch is so funny...

  53. Kim Friedrich

    Kim Friedrich

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    You left out my totally favorite one! When Madonna, Rosanne, and Mike Myers are doing a coffee talk sketch and Barbara Streisand comes up behind them!

  54. Nancy Massi

    Nancy Massi

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    #20 didn't go wrong. It went fantastic.

  55. Apathy Minus

    Apathy Minus

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    More like "top 20 years" of SNL that went wrong. Amirite?

  56. Nightbird


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    *Why is 99% of this video narration and not the SNL clip? What idiot thought this was a good idea?* 😠👎

  57. inca guaya

    inca guaya

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Cast of 2020 is the worst cast of SNL history. What made SNL funny was how the actors stayed in character not watching them laugh at every scene on every sketch like they are all drunk and never took acting classes.

  58. inca guaya

    inca guaya

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    SNL flopped after Will Ferrel left the show

  59. Larry Gerry

    Larry Gerry

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Amazing SNL hang onto such a gimmick as live TV

  60. emilio Rod

    emilio Rod

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Chris Farley is Saturday night live

  61. William Graves

    William Graves

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    That Adam Driver sketch was one of the funniest things SNL has done in decades.

  62. Rene Marley

    Rene Marley

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Watch mojo: today we will be talking about the worst mass suicides, but we will only be talking about mass suicides, so you won’t find Ashley Simpson’s lip singing incident.

  63. Andy Donovan

    Andy Donovan

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    It’s funny when they laugh

  64. sophia 896

    sophia 896

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    3:19 the woman who tried to take aidy's coat totally got fired that night 😂

    • QueOnda 123

      QueOnda 123

      6 өдрийн өмнө

      I doubt it! She helped make the sketch more memorable.

  65. earthminus10


    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Mojo you're putting Bill Hader in at 75 he didn't start till 2005 the dates are all fucked up

  66. Casey Dalgo

    Casey Dalgo

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    smashin the bird too funny lol

  67. Anna N

    Anna N

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    I’ve been watching SNL for decades and Career Day is without a doubt my favorite skit to date!

  68. salt_soop


    8 өдрийн өмнө

    14:30, well yeah, he’s got Cecily Strong sittin on his lap and he gets to drive a motorized vehicle around and crash into things

  69. document6


    8 өдрийн өмнө

    The reason "the rest of the cast didn't break with him [Larry David]" was because it was completely offensive that Larry David was laughing at gay people. Like horrendously offensive.

  70. Michelle Thomas

    Michelle Thomas

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Has it really gone wrong if it's still absolutely hilarious? The whole point is laughter after all...

  71. Gee !

    Gee !

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    look atcha' fatha boi !! never gets old

  72. Leonard Powers

    Leonard Powers

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    No Jimmy Fallon and Ben Affleck bro skit? Shit was hilarious

  73. Cyd Kriletich

    Cyd Kriletich

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    RE: Belushi’s samurai sketch with Buck Henry. You should have mentioned how for the rest of that episode, all the cast members wore bandaids on their foreheads the way Buck Henry had to. I really enjoyed this video. Makes me realize what a great show SNL was! Thank you.

    • Noho 2000

      Noho 2000

      8 өдрийн өмнө

      That was classic. Not just for the Band-Aids being worn by the staff, but I think that it was the lead story on that episode's Weekend Update.

  74. N A

    N A

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    I saw the Californians as a kid and I genuinely thought it was a real show and that people from California were really dumb

  75. SlinkyBKZ


    9 өдрийн өмнө

    This Title is hella misleading!!

  76. Terri Hoelscher

    Terri Hoelscher

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Love Gilda

  77. tom stirling

    tom stirling

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Its all fake, Americans are not funny,except the writers of the Simpsons ,American Dad,South Park & Family Guy, there may be others but not on this list

  78. will kirby

    will kirby

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    God the narrator KILLS this - shut her the f up

  79. Myke Mac

    Myke Mac

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Who cares, SNL sucks lol

  80. Matt M

    Matt M

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    It’s weird how sometimes you click on a MNmore vid for a laugh but then some stupid chick starts narrating over all the funny stuff you came there to see and so instead of laughing you just end up pissed off and yelling in Chris Farley voice FOR THE LOVE OF GOD SHUT YOUR PIE HOLE LADY!!!!! Seriously if I ever find this woman I am going to kick her right in the cooter like Ray Finkle.

  81. franklyn serraty

    franklyn serraty

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    that lady talks to much i justed wanted to to see the skits

  82. Dennis Imondi

    Dennis Imondi

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Why is this on my recommended list this show sucks!

  83. Anime Tributes

    Anime Tributes

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Tbh with Cecily Strong on my lap I shouldn't be driving any electrically powered vehicles either.

  84. Tadowsky


    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Title should be best moments i

  85. Joaquin Montoya

    Joaquin Montoya

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    20:27 is that the set for I Want To Break Free by Queen?

  86. Mia C.

    Mia C.

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Adam Driver's Career Day was The Top Tier man And both of the Alien Encounters with Ryan Gosling🤣

  87. Trevor Webb

    Trevor Webb

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    I knew the lovely miss Rafferty had to be on here.

  88. Rev. Robin Kay Monk Self

    Rev. Robin Kay Monk Self

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Aidy!?!?!?!... Should have been higher 😂😂😂😂

  89. Britt


    10 өдрийн өмнө

    I will NEVER get over the iconic Debbie Downer sketches

  90. Jessica Arnold

    Jessica Arnold

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Yall forgot the Gift Wrapping sketch. Leslie Jones got fake blood in her mouth and almost threw up and everyone broke character.

  91. SigMa Prime

    SigMa Prime

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Lots of Quebecer folks are upset with this xD. Learn how to laugh at some dumb shit guys! Imagine complaining all day on twitter then stumbling upon this??? X.x hahahaha

  92. Zachary King

    Zachary King

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    My favorite SNL break was when Emily Blunt broke her escort character.

  93. Gavin Blackshear

    Gavin Blackshear

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    God Adam Driver is such a good actor

  94. Nick Carlson

    Nick Carlson

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Charles Grodin, anyone?

  95. The AJ

    The AJ

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Turns out Jimmy Fallon was shit back then too

  96. Ryan Ranger

    Ryan Ranger

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    18:07 “according to his co-star, Chris Farley bumped his head and ALMOST CURSED” 🙀

  97. xDr Evilx

    xDr Evilx

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Less voice overs more of the actual funny stuff

  98. David Delibato

    David Delibato

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Jimmy Fallon was basically useless on SNL. Tracy Morgan put it this way: "“He wouldn’t mess with me because I didn’t fucking play that shit. That’s taking all the attention off of everybody else and putting it on you, like, ‘Oh, look at me, I’m the cute one.’ I told him not to do that shit in my sketches, so he never did.”

  99. Bryce Н

    Bryce Н

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    My fav has to be Maya Rudolph, Kristin Wiig, and Bill Hader breaking during the Super Showcase sketch before completely losing it when Kristin smashes through part of the set in a golf cart

  100. Just Jimmie

    Just Jimmie

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Lambshanks in the Tub is a great name for a band.