My Favorite 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch

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"Centaur"

Colin Jost, writer, 2005-present; "Weekend Update," 2014-present: One sketch that always was in my mind was the one where Christopher Walken interviews Chris Parnell, who's a doctor applying for a job and he's also a centaur. The centaur is a highly qualified doctor. But all Walken wants to ask him are centaur questions: Who does he find attractive? Does he like full humans and full horses, or only a mix?

It's really silly and very random, but it's also very smartly written. It's the smartest approach to the dumbest premise, and that's why I always loved it. It's just two people talking, but there are so many jokes and the performances are so great. You could only do something like that with Christopher Walken. The rhythm is so him. It's a great use of a classic host. I love a very simple setup full of jokes. That makes me very happy.

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