50 Greatest 'Saturday Night Live' Sketches of All TimeFrom Bass-O-Matic to Buckwheat, Garth Algar to Garth & Kat, the best of SNL's (almost) 40 years
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32. Sincere Guy Stu
Original Airdate: January 24th, 1987
One could almost feel the writers and the cast working extra hard to prop up a decent show around guest host Joe Montana, somebody whose acting experience, by 1987, likely didn't even include posing for a Wheaties box. They put together a sketch that made the absolute most of a guileless, slightly wooden performer, who, memorably, was brave enough to pull off a hysterical, nuclear bomb of a final punchline.