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SNL's Continued Downward Spiral Thread

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Uncle.Ruckus, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Slacker

    Slacker Well-Known Member

    Catching up with Adam Sandler ...

  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    The Davidson segment on Weekend Update just seemed lazy more than anything. The Girl from Law and Order bit was more dead-on. Also loved the Divided We Stand theater thing and the America's Got Talent bit. It has to be about an all-time low for "live" sketches over the pre-taped stuff in terms of numbers.
  3. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    The writing has just been "meh" for the last few seasons. The acting, on the other hand, has improved.
  4. Deskgrunt50

    Deskgrunt50 Well-Known Member

    Having Dan Crenshaw on with Pete Davidson was very well done. Davidson's joke about Crenshaw last week was really poor and over the line. The segment with both of them on Weekend Update was great.
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  5. nietsroob17

    nietsroob17 Well-Known Member

    Agreed. And nice gesture about Pete's dad.
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  6. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

  7. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Pete Davidson could be the most awkward teleprompter reader in the history of the show.

    The ringtone was funny and would have been funnier if they didn't explain it.
  8. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Hey, Siri, what’s the story of Pete Davidson’s dad?
  9. RARist

    RARist Member

    He was a NYC fire fighter who died on Sept. 11
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  10. AD

    AD Active Member

    ends just about any discussion, doesn't it?
  11. BadgerBeer

    BadgerBeer Well-Known Member

    I haven't read anything about the segment but Pete seemed surprised when his dad was mentioned. Was that just a choice that Crenshaw made on the spot? If so, that was extra cool. I assume that I would disagree with most of Crenshaw's politics but I enjoyed seeing that segment immensely given today's climate.
    OscarMadison likes this.
  12. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    I didn't know much about Crenshaw before this week, but have been reading about him and have been impressed. Maybe there's hope for the GOP yet.
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