10 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Sketches From Season 41

From Presidential impersonations to one masterpiece of a game-show sketch, our top 'SNL' picks from last season

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1. 'Meet Your Second Wife'

There are SNL game show send-ups, and then there's this sketch: a hilarious, jaw-dropping, yes-we're-going-there bit that felt instantly canon-worthy. We knew that the Christmas episode would be top-notch once we heard Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were hosting, but we didn't expect something that would hold up with the best of the Fey-run writers' room from back in the day. The premise is simple: Contestants (all male, all unsuspecting) get a chance to meet their future second wife. The joke, of course, is that the new spouses are all still young ... uncomfortably so, in fact. "I thought this was a home makeover show," one of the current wives say. "In a way, it is," Fey cheerily replies. From the delivery of the lines to the gasps in the audience, everything about this is perfect. It's angry without being righteous, and it's genius without skimping on the laughs. It is Saturday Night Live sketch-comedy at its best.

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