I watched one SNL episode from every season
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Saturday Night Live hasn't been funny since Moses left the show in 1400 BC.

00:00 - Intro
01:31 - 1975-1980
05:40 - 1980-1984
08:37 - 1985-1990
11:59 - 1990-1995
14:38 - 1995-2001
18:11 - 2001-2006
20:21 - 2006-2012
25:35 - 2013-2021
30:47 - Conclusion

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  • Amy Shoemor
    Amy Shoemor

    why does drew always do something no one asked for?

    • SmilyGriffin

      Because we watch it anyway

    • Potato Chip
      Potato Chip

      Hey, he’s delivering

    • Cecilio


    • Grug

      what else do you do?

    • tokyo

      because anything we ask is not family friendly

  • Victor Vasconcelos
    Victor Vasconcelos

    Beck Bennett? Yes, please!

  • iCarlysmom

    cringed so hard at Gen Z Hospital for how accurate it is 😔

  • Thrifty032781

    Why was the Elon Musk episode controversial? The guy was a beloved public figure like 6 months ago. I can't keep up.

  • Joanna

    As a british teenager, I've never seen a single episode of SNL yet if you think that means I won't watch every second of this, you're wrong.

  • SmilyGriffin

    Wait, this episode is only 2 weeks old! I've watched so many times already! I have a problem! Oh well, time to watch it again😁

  • Thenewkidontgeblock

    Fuck? shit.

    • Joanna

      You suck, snl trash I already forgot the line.

  • L D
    L D

    Let’s be honest, he presidential campaign blew SNL the fuck up in 2020. Not just with Baldwin playing trump, but with Larry somers as Bernie sanders, Kate McKinnon as Elizabeth warren, etc. All very good, and highly viewed.

  • Ello Eyo
    Ello Eyo

    You should upload a video without a title where you just stare at the camera for 10 minutes doing absolutely nothing

  • Doom Slayer
    Doom Slayer

    Herb Dean is the best..

  • genius2012

    “Ambiguously Gay Duo” was probably their best animated sketch!

  • genius2012

    Really? Can you really compare Eddie Murphy’s iconic skits (“Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood” anyone?) or a comedian of Phil Hartman’s caliber in today’s cast? Or hell, that’s a high bar, Jon Lovitz caliber! (And I agree, Steve Martin was AMAZING on SNL!)

  • Charles Warren
    Charles Warren

    The black-and-white feast biologically charge because volleyball uniformly itch astride a gleaming trial. strong, grouchy salary

  • R.J. Rosales
    R.J. Rosales

    political science is a gift

  • Boricua de Toronto, Canada
    Boricua de Toronto, Canada

    Modern SNL SUCKS

  • raensaeck

    Just the premise of the roman Steve Martin having to pay for pizzas made me chuckle. Sounds like a good bit.

  • bowen voowy
    bowen voowy

    pockets was more memorable

  • Motivique Studio
    Motivique Studio

    "Former attorney general?" That's John Mitchell. Watch All the President's Men and Trial of the Chicago 7 when you have time.

  • Shane Milhoan
    Shane Milhoan

    I hate to say this but I watch SNL way more now. I can’t wait for next season!

    • bowen voowy
      bowen voowy


  • hippy doof
    hippy doof

    If you honestly think SNL is of the same quality and level of humor as it was 20 years ago you are truly delusional.

  • Jack Sawyer
    Jack Sawyer

    Actually SNL is the ONE thing that became great again when tRump stole office in 2016.

  • Cow Chop
    Cow Chop

    You suck, snl trash I already forgot the line.

  • Melissa D
    Melissa D

    Honestly, defending something like SNL with a low success rate isn't all that weird when you compare it to things like Star Wars, where people love 3 movies, are mixed about another 3, and mostly hate the last 3.

  • Brad Kruger
    Brad Kruger

    What is the app he used to watch all the episodes?

  • Sabryn Rudinoff
    Sabryn Rudinoff

    i love your conclusions at the end of these videos. so clever and well put

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    Sofis skter Roksana1254**

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  • Rachel Breeding
    Rachel Breeding

    unfrozen caveman lawyer getting the recognition it deserves!!! phil hartman is a comedic legend that is truly missed. loved the video drew!!!

  • StrawberrySodas

    I've never seen a full episode of snl all I've seen is a Christopher Walken skit bc I have a crush on him

    • StrawberrySodas

      I think the whole thing was he was trying to seduce the viewer and I was like, going insane LMAO

  • CommonApathy

    I thought danny devito was Ron Jeremy, and was concerned. Also this is like doing 1/30th of a school project, but you weren't meant to, and just went way too far.

  • Elwood Sharit
    Elwood Sharit

    I doubt you'll see this 18,000+ comments later but if you still have peacock you should watch Brave New World. It's great.

  • PerkiReport

    Why shouldn't Elon have been on? He's more relevant than the athletes who have plauged the show.

  • Abhay Sastry
    Abhay Sastry


  • princesslexicon

    His skin almost is the same shade as the wall

  • Brice Nelson
    Brice Nelson


  • sleeplessinlongisland

    Great video, Drew, but PLEASE for the love of all that is good and/or holy do NOT manifest a President Tucker Carlson. My wife and kids depend on it!

  • Morgan Arnold
    Morgan Arnold

    I watched this video. Then I watched the rest of your videos. You are like the Scott The Woz of TV content and other stuff. Love it dude.

  • Sir David R
    Sir David R

    SNL was never good. It had some good comedians and writers but as a whole it was never good.

  • Giant Pink Cat
    Giant Pink Cat

    The Diner Lobster sketch will forever be iconic.

  • mikaxaqcc❤︎

    Congratulation on 3mil idk why I’m sayjbg it so late

  • Camil B
    Camil B

    I haven’t watched a whole lot of SNL but this was a good video

  • Angella K
    Angella K

    Awesome video

  • BostonMoose513

    One REALLY minor point and maybe this is the joke: The shia labouf digital short was suppose to be dear sister but a major shooting happened. Unless its a different Shia episode. Also, analysis was spot on.

  • xylene

    I agree with most of what you said, but I loved John and Mary Whiner; it was weird hearing you say you didn't find them funny. What? But the rest, valid.

  • Benjamin Owen
    Benjamin Owen

    This was a great and really fun video! I think it was a mistake to gloss over the way that Kenan has been the beating heart of the show for so long due to his ability to expertly fill out or carry a sketch most of the time, but it was still a really fun retrospective.

  • Andrew Stockwell
    Andrew Stockwell

    Idk man I think the worst Elon sketch was Gen Z hospital. That was garbage.

  • John Lane
    John Lane

    You have a John Mulaney type delivery lol

  • Sean Patrick Hamilton
    Sean Patrick Hamilton

    You should check out SCTV

  • troy millay
    troy millay

    The best sketch of all time was " sweaty's salty balls" with alec Baldwin

  • CoolMINER624

    Ngl I found the Elon one kinda funny, parts of it were just so bad they were good. I will agree though there were definitely a few awkward ones

  • Lela Gray
    Lela Gray

    dang drew nothing but facts on this. I feel exactly the same way. A couple of my fave episodes from this season were Daniel Kaluuya and Rege Jean Page. Those were nearly flawless in my opinion.

  • oliver jude
    oliver jude

    i still can’t believe they didnt bring darrell hammond back for trump, i think he may have almost killed himself over it

  • Clay3613

    Don't you dare fucking diss the late, great Charles Rocket! Your Zoomer is showing.

  • julian edd
    julian edd

    are you john mulaney?

  • Robert Buxton
    Robert Buxton

    The Iran-Contra sketch is amazing, and I wasn't even born yet.

  • Purple Cherry
    Purple Cherry

    Snl was only funny with Norm Macdonald- everything else is trash

  • Lenaric Insun
    Lenaric Insun

    Nice vid dude

  • ThatOneCactus

    You rock Einstein, SNL is as good as your videos

  • Styrlin Rowland
    Styrlin Rowland

    Omg there’s a filmed version of Trevor and the virgin 2 now

  • Lucomooco 123
    Lucomooco 123

    Why would you do this to yourself

  • i think coolsville sucks
    i think coolsville sucks

    bill hader/kristen wiig/fred armisen/ jason sudeikis/seth meyers was *chefs kiss* amazing. doesn’t mean other people can’t be funny! anyone can be funny sometimes even pete davidson

  • The Man
    The Man

    My family and I stopped watching since late 2016 cuz all they talked about was the election and we just had enough at that point.

  • Team Rammyz
    Team Rammyz

    The JLo episode was the BEST thing recently

  • Juan Ignacio Tricarico
    Juan Ignacio Tricarico


  • rachel campbell
    rachel campbell

    every single one of drew’s videos is the epitome of “i never knew i needed this”

  • Johnny Sanchez
    Johnny Sanchez

    Good stuff

  • Ryan Eggers
    Ryan Eggers

    how is possible to not even mention kristen wiig ONCE

  • D. Ross
    D. Ross


  • Stephanie Baird
    Stephanie Baird

    "president carlson" HOW DARE YOU

  • Matthew H
    Matthew H

    sln 👍

  • Becca A
    Becca A

    You said everything I was thinking

  • masseyjordan Mj
    masseyjordan Mj

    Adam driver was fucking amazing in his sketchs

  • Juan Carlos Rivera
    Juan Carlos Rivera

    30:50 honestly what he says here is so true. People are just being dumb and ignorant. SNL has always been a hit or miss, since the 70s and 80s. SNL is still good it just has some bad moments

  • RpgBear

    Selective memory sure is a great thing :D

  • Catherine Colwell
    Catherine Colwell

    Wait is this the guy who hopes the road work ahead

  • zijuiy wttuy
    zijuiy wttuy


  • Hardware 570
    Hardware 570

    Adam Sandler was never funny. The man has about as much comedic talent as Lele Pons. Yep, I went there lol.

  • Charlotte Hobbs
    Charlotte Hobbs

    good vid

    • zijuiy wttuy
      zijuiy wttuy

      It was never that good.

  • Suzanne Kruyswijk
    Suzanne Kruyswijk

    SNL is one part of American culture I cannot grasp. I've seen and understood the sketches for about 8 years. So weird, uncomfortable and not funny at all to me. It bothers me to no end because I like American comedy, I feel like I'm missing out 😂

  • Alexis Coad
    Alexis Coad

    I like

  • Jake Stumm
    Jake Stumm

    Frank Zappa was the best musical guest they ever had, hands down

  • mrkrinkle72

    I'm old and I remember just how the 80-89 years stunk! The only redeeming things were the bands like DEVO, Fear, and the Talking Heads.

  • crash 001
    crash 001

    you look like sid the sloth lmfao

  • Sonam C
    Sonam C

    As a british teenager, I've never seen a single episode of SNL yet if you think that means I won't watch every second of this, you're wrong.

  • Nur Yuhanis
    Nur Yuhanis

    can you do madtv?? i feel like it's way better than snl

  • jeffbrownme2

    Please don't joke about Tucker Carlson being President... *shivers*

  • Daw

    aren’t you the „road work ahead“ guy?

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    Sonia Fisher

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  • Demonique Lewis
    Demonique Lewis

    SNL started as a risk taking snap shot of society with extreme musical guests and not ready for prime time comedians. It hasn’t changed that much except it takes less risks.

  • johnulcer

    I lived through the era of the '90s cast. Nobody ever thought Adam Sandler was one of the best cast members at the time. He got a lot of hate. As a general rule of them people ALWAYS hate the present cast members (because they're replacing people that others grew up watching or had fond memories of), and then look back years later with nostalgia. So that might be happening with Sandler, but in general he's always been kind of a punchline from real comedy fans/critics because a lot of people thought he was childish and not very funny. It wasn't until Punch Drunk Love that critics began to go softer on him. Don't believe me? Go look up Roger Ebert's reviews of everything pre- Punch Drunk and then look at how much more lenient he was on Sandler afterward.

  • Some Sandman
    Some Sandman

    The only thing good about SNL was Norm Macdonald.

  • Stephanie Castro
    Stephanie Castro

    Can u do a similar segment regarding mad tv?

  • Andrew

    It was never that good.


    i liked the elon episode ):

  • paul spahn
    paul spahn

    Just here to see anybody defend Rob Snider

  • Feelin Awesome
    Feelin Awesome

    I agree sometimes they aren't funny but sometimes they are hilarious!

  • the running man
    the running man

    I wouldn't be surprised if tucker Carlson won the presidency

  • Space Cadet Silver Boots
    Space Cadet Silver Boots

    Adam Sandler has always been terrible !!!

  • Space Cadet Silver Boots
    Space Cadet Silver Boots

    You can't talk about Mr Bill like that

  • Sam Spencer
    Sam Spencer

    This is a great video but I think SNL is the funniest now that it’s ever been (maybe not this last year but everything before this). The good sketches aren’t just ridiculous but seem to have a good structure and meaningful twist to them like black jeopardy. All the way through the 90s and 00s most of the best sketches were just high energy performance based stuff. Need more cowbell is only funny because will Ferrell is killing it. Take him out and it’s just a ridiculously dumb sketch. I get the politics hate and I’m not a big fan of Baldwin’s trump but I love McKinnons impressions and they totally redeem them for me. Her Opossum Jeff Sessions was so incredible only surpassed by her vampire Giuliani. I think these writers are much better to bounce ideas off of than other writers. Bring on Mulaney, Fey, Hader as hosts and yes those episodes have better writing than the rest of the season but they also have way more dimensionality than the sketches from their eras. How many times would I have to see Kristen Wigg with weird arms popping bubbles. Skits like that were on every week and it was the same joke every time the whole sketch and every time it was repeated. Talk about a waste of talent. There was so much wasted talent in Kristen Wiggs era when everyone from that era have gone on to have incredible careers. Also Colin Jost and Michael Che are in my opinion by far and away the best weekend update hosts the show has ever had. They play off of each other so insanely well and their joke swaps bits are just so astoundingly funny in so many ways. I think late 80s and mid 2010s were the two absolute peaks of the show.

  • Comrade Marxalo
    Comrade Marxalo

    Wario Musk made me die a little inside