When it comes to the best Kyle Mooney characters, fans can find them on both Saturday Night Live and his own YouTube channel. Mooney gained a few tricks as a performer and writer for Upright Citizens Brigade, and his work with sketch group Good Neighbor brought him together with future SNL writing partner Beck Bennett. Saturday Night Live hired Mooney in 2013, eventually moving him into larger roles on the show, a blessing for anyone familiar with his comedy. Kyle Mooney SNL characters all share small yet distinct quirks that he projects onto dudes who typically fail to grasp how awkward they really are.
A welcome appearance in both live sketches and SNL's digital short series, Kyle Mooney impersonations on the show include Rand Paul and Pope Francis but, to be honest, Mooney shines most in personas he's made himself. Additional Kyle Mooney funny characters can also be found in his previous work online, many of which he brought to SNL with him. Some of the best Kyle Mooney impressions and characters are featured below, ready to blow your mind with their questionable expertise on sports, women, and THC.
In contrast to Weekend Update's sharp and succinct delivery of national news, Inside SoCal presents a West Coast perspective that's a bit dazed and a lot DIY. Beneath a layer of snapbacks and Hurley logos, anchors Todd (Mooney) and Casey (Beck Bennett) broadcast live from their garage, relaying both local and national headlines for the perspective of stoners everywhere.
The character affectionately known as 420 Weed Guy exudes qualities that are part suburban dad, part stoner, and all Kyle Mooney. Living in a nice house with two kids, he's not a regular dad, he's a cool dad who always wants to smoke "some bomb a**, dank a**."
Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett often join forces to create impeccable parodies of the reality television genre, and Reality House stands out as one of their best. Brian (Mooney) and Chase (Bennett) come into dramatic conflict with their other roommate (Chris Hemsworth) about the quintessential #firstworldproblems, such as making dinner versus ordering out. Spoiler alert: they make it quite compelling.
In his feature film debut, Kyle Mooney stars as James Pope in Brigsby Bear. Ever since he was a child, James has been obsessed with his favorite TV show Brigsby Bear Adventures, and when the show abruptly ends, his life changes forever.
Appears In: Brigsby Bear