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SNL At Home Sketches Ranked: Brad Pitt, Adam Sandler, Paul Rudd In Much Improved Show

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 has brought the world to halt. Millions have been infected and a worldwide lockdown has been imposed. As the death rate continues to soar, officials struggle hard to find a cure.

Though the pandemic has confined everyone to their homes, it isn’t stopping the entertainment industry from its purpose of entertaining. As all major events have been cancelled for the year, many shows have started hosting from their respective houses.

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Saturday Night Live or the SNLΒ is one such show. The late-night American comedy talk show was started byΒ Lorne MichaelsΒ on October 11, 1975, onΒ NBC.Β In this sketch comedy show, various actors, comedians, and artists come together to perform short but hilarious skits on current or ridiculous topics.

SNL At HomeΒ 

For the first time in all these years, the “SNL At Home” edition kicked off two weeks ago. And owing to an amazing celebrity line up, the show has managed to keep up its ratings and viewership with the current edition as well.

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The production team has taken tremendous efforts in adding several special effects to make all the sketches look professional and add in-studio moments. In addition to the celebrities, the writers have also made sure that the show comes off as a strong one.

For the past weeks, many celebrities have made an appearance on the show. And we have ranked the best “SNL At Home” sketches for you.

Brad Pitt asΒ Dr Anthony Fauci

The two timeΒ Academy AwardΒ winnerΒ Brad PittΒ made a surprise appearance on the show as Dr Anthony Fauci on Saturday Night Live. For those who do not know, Dr Anthony Fauci is one of the leading members of the White House Coronavirus task force and has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984.

For his sketch, Pitt spoke in Fauci’s raspy voice and tried to recast all the wrong statements U.S President Donald Trump had made regarding the coronavirus. Here is one for you:

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β€œRelatively soon is an interesting phrase. Relative to the entire history of earth? Sure, the vaccine is going to come real fast,” said Pitt’s Fauci, seated at a desk behind a stately bookcase. β€œBut if you were going to tell a friend, β€˜I’ll be over relatively soon’ and then showed up a year and a half later, well, your friend may be relatively pissed off.”

Here isΒ  Brad Pitt as Dr Anthony Fauci:https://twitter.com/i/status/1254252640399249408

Adam Sandler, Paul Rudd, And Many More Celebrities…

Along with Brad Pitt, several Hollywood greats made their sketches on Saturday Night Live.Β Miley CyrusΒ appeared on the show as the at-home musical guest. She was followed by Paul Rudd who stopped by for a hilarious and comic cameo via Facetime with one cast member.

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Adam Sandler also appeared on the show to join SNL cast member Pete Davidson for a musical skit called “Stuck In The House”. In this skit, Davidson and Sandler rapped and rapped about boredom in this time of quarantine. Adam Sandler managed to crack up people up with the hilarious musical. Here is the videoΒ  if you wish to relive the rap:

https://twitter.com/i/status/1254260359063633921

 

Saturday Night LiveΒ airs on Saturdays at 11.30/10.30 on NBC. All episodes are available to stream onΒ HULU.

 

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