My Favorite 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch

Will Ferrell, Al Franken, Kate McKinnon and more on the most memorable 'SNL' skits ever

"Chippendales" and "Motivation" (Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker)

Vanessa Bayer, cast member, 2010-present: Right now, I'm looking at this thing I made in Ms. Reinhardt's art class in high school. It's a montage of Chris Farley in different SNL scenes. I loved the "Chippendales" sketch so much. It's a perfect use of Farley because he's so light on his feet, despite his size. It's also a perfect use of the host. On SNL, you realize it's the best if you can make the host do something they're great at, and Patrick Swayze is so perfect as a Chippendales dancer. Farley is fighting so hard to get this job, and so is Swayze. They both play it like it's a real competition.

The other one that comes to mind is the "Van Down by the River" sketch. We had Christina Applegate host a few years ago for the first time since she'd been in that sketch. Hearing her talk about it was so interesting. When someone is being so funny like Farley was and they're right in your face, it's really hard not to break. And, of course, everyone breaks in that sketch.

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