comedy The Best Saturday Night Live Sketches of the 1990s  

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The best Saturday Night Live sketches of the 1990s feature some of the best comedians to ever appear on the long-running comedy show, doing what they do best, making people laugh. The 1990s ushered out an era of top performers such as Adam Sandler, David Spade, Mike Meyers, and Dana Carvey, and welcomed a new crew with the likes of Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, and Molly Shannon, with both providing some of the funniest sketches to ever appear on SNL.

From the classic "Wayne's World" and "Church Lady" skits to the unforgettable moments like the living in a van down by the river routine, the best SNL sketches from the 1990s easily rival that of any other era on the show. There's really nothing like the SNL cast 1990 and all through the 90s, so scroll on down and enjoy these classic sketches. A veritable Adam Sandler SNL skits list, there are also plenty of other funny cast members from the unforgettable Saturday Night Live 1990s era.
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Motivational Speaker Matt Foley

Easily one of the best and most well-known performances of his life, Chris Farley turned into a legend in his portrayal of motivational speaker Matt Foley. Appearing in a handful of sketches, Matt Foley attempted to help youths with his unique story about living in a van down by the river. Only rarely during the comical sketches could the other actors, such as David Spade, keep from laughing on camera due to the absolute hilariousness of the piece.
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Celebrity Jeopardy!

Airing 14 times between 1996 and 2002, "Celebrity Jeopardy!" was arguably one of the best recurring Saturday Night Live sketches of the 1990s. Alex Trebek, portrayed by Will Ferrell, was constantly tormented by frequent contestant Sean Connery, played by Darrel Hammond, among other colorful and often clueless celebrities. Characters like Burt Reynolds (Norm Macdonald), Sharon Osbourne (Amy Poehler), and Bill Cosby (Kenan Thompson) served as other contestants, each with their own horribly incorrect Jeopardy! answers.
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Wayne's World

As one of the most successful Saturday Night Live sketches to live on after the show, "Wayne's World" was a short public-access television show skit performed by Mike Meyers, as Wayne, and Dana Carvey, as Garth. The show filmed from Wayne's basement and included features about all things they loved, mainly rock bands and babes. After two films, "Wayne's World," like "Church Chat," made a brief comeback when Carvey hosted SNL in 2011.
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Church Chat

Helping viewers resist the temptations from Satan, "Church Chat" features none other than the Church Lady, played by Dana Carvey. Appearing as an older woman, Carvey used a squeaky voice to interview a variety of guests. As a host for Saturday Night Live in 2011, Carvey donned the cat's eye, horn-rimmed glasses to remind us of the classic sketch. Well, isn't that special?
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Delicious Dish

Taking the setting of an NPR radio show about all things food, "Delicious Dish" featured actresses Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon as foodies. While many of the sketches were pretty unremarkable, one spot featuring Alec Baldwin is perhaps one of the best of the decade. On a holiday episode, Baldwin played bakery owner Pete Schweddy who brought along his own holiday treat, Schweddy Balls!
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Pumping Up with Hans & Franz

An 'informative training program for the serious weightlifter,' "Pumping Up with Hanz and Franz" was filled with comical weightlifting tips, hilarious padded bodysuit costumes, and Austrian-accent love for then-actor and bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger. Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon starred as Hanz and Franz, respectively, as they vowed to 'pump.. you up!' The sketch was so successful that years later Schwarzenegger used the famous term 'girlie man' during his time as governor of California.
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Bill Swerkski's Super Fans

Featuring a well-fed bunch of Chicago sports enthusiasts, the "Bill Swerski's Superfans" was perhaps the best sports-themed sketch of the 1990s on Saturday Night Live. Mike Meyers, Chris Farley, Robert Smigel, George Wendt, and a number of guests such as Joe Mantegna appeared in the sketch as they drank beer and talked about 'da Bearss' and 'da Bullss' from their favorite bar, Mike Dikta's.
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The Chris Farley Show

Appearing as a never-prepared talk show host, Chris Farley interviewed a number of celebrities, generally the weekly Saturday Night Live host, on "The Chris Farley Show."  Farley was nervous at all times, constantly doubting himself and asking elementary questions, many of which asked the guest if they 'remembered when' they appeared in film scenes.