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Segarini: The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary – Celebrating about 10 years of good, solid, comedy….

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on February 18, 2015 by segarini

Bob's Birthday

The thing about Saturday Night Live (hereafter referred to in this column as ‘SNL’) is the one truism that has always rendered it an often wince-inducing short bus cousin to SCTV, is the fact that they never understood the problem with taking something that was funny for 30 seconds and turning it into a 3 minute sketch.

…which is why the show I struggled through last Sunday night was much better when I edited it down to the actual funny parts and shining musical moments…a rousing 25 minutes of fairly entertaining TV.

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