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Well, without any further ado, here they are!

Best Shows:

1. Charlie Day/Maroon 5 (11/5/11)
2. Jimmy Fallon/Michael Buble (12/17/11)
3. Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2/11/12)

Worst Shows:

1. Lindsay Lohan/Jack White (3/3/12)
2. Daniel Radcliffe/Lana Del Rey (1/14/12)
3. Channing Tatum/Bon Iver (2/4/12)

Best Hosts:

1. Jimmy Fallon
2. Charlie Day
3. Melissa McCarthy

Worst Hosts:

1. Lindsay Lohan
2. Eli Manning
3. Jonah Hill

Best Musical Guests:

1. Mick Jagger
2. Jack White
3. Radiohead

Worst Musical Guests:

1. Lana Del Rey
2. Maroon 5
3. One Direction

So… what did YOU think?

Year 36 was fantastic and this was a pretty difficult list to put together. Here you go!

Best Shows:

1. Anne Hathaway/Florence + The Machine (11/20/10)
2. Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (5/7/11)
3. Jesse Eisenberg/Nicki Minaj (1/29/11)

Worst Shows: (this was tough, because there was only one real show that I actively disliked)

1. Elton John (4/2/11)
2. Jeff Bridges/Eminem, Lil Wayne (12/18/10)
3. Robert DeNiro/Diddy-Dirty Money (12/4/10)

Best Hosts:

1. Jon Hamm
2. Justin Timberlake
3. Anne Hathaway

Worst Hosts:

1. Robert DeNiro
2. Elton John

Best Musical Guests:

1. Kanye West
2. Florence + The Machine
3. Paul McCartney

Worst Musical Guests:

1. Diddy-Dirty Money
2. Katy Perry
3. Linkin Park

Top 10 Memorable Moments:

10. Introducing… four new featured players!
9. Jim Carrey finally comes back to host after almost sixteen years
8. Dana Carvey’s homecoming featuring Jon Lovitz and Mike Myers
7. The New Boyfriend Talk Show
6. Cookie Monster makes his long-awaited appearance
5. Zach Galifianakis’ Monologue
4. Bill Hader’s Stefon is a hit; too bad not even Bill can get through it without laughing
3. Tom Hanks shows up to “co-host”
2. Paul McCartney bringing the house down with four performances
1. Osama bin Laden’s death = comedy (5/7/11)

Drumroll, please…the MVP for 2010-2011 is……


So, what do you guys think?

SNL Season 2 Year-End Awards

Posted: November 6, 2010 by Brendan Wahl in Uncategorized
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by Brendan Wahl

Without any further ado, here they are:

Best Episode: Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa (12/11/76)
– Runner-Up: Buck Henry/The Band (10/30/76)
– Runner-Up: Eric Idle/Joe Cocker, Stuff (10/2/76)

Best Host: Steve Martin
– Runner-Up: Buck Henry
– Runner-Up: Eric Idle

Best Musical Guest: The Band
– Runner-Up: Frank Zappa
– Runner-Up: The McGarrigle Sisters

Worst Episode: Ruth Gordon/Chuck Berry (1/22/77)
– Runner-Up: Jodie Foster/Brian Wilson (11/27/76)
– Runner-Up: Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder (11/13/76)

Worst Host: Ruth Gordon
– Runner-Up: Jodie Foster
– Runner-Up: Fran Tarkenton

Worst Musical Guest: Brian Wilson
– Runner-Up: Richard Baskin
– Runner-Up: Leo Sayer

Most Memorable Moments:

10. Eric Idle’s first stint is a Monty Python-style absurdity-filled fun time (10/2/76)
9. John Belushi sure can act! (3/12/77)
8. Bill Murray starts to come into his own (3/19/77)
7. Frank Zappa’s performances include actual slime and a surprise appearance by the Samurai (12/11/76)
6. Ralph Nader: “Not tonight, I have a yeast infection!” (1/15/77)
5. Exit Stage Left, Chevy Chase (10/30/76)
4. Introducing… Bill Murray! (1/15/77)
3. Brian Wilson’s slow descent (11/27/76)
2. Julian Bond: “Light-skinned blacks are smarter than dark-skinned blacks.” (4/9/77)
1. Oops! Belushi cuts Buck Henry during a Samurai sketch (10/30/76)

Season 3 will start up… sometime. I may take a break before tackling that one!

Again, credit goes to HelloStuart from for the format.

What was YOUR favourite episode?

SNL: Season 35 Awards/Demerits

Posted: May 24, 2010 by Brendan Wahl in SNL Reviews
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I guess I could’ve covered this in the Baldwin/Petty review, but I thought I’d set this up as one big post. This will be brief.


Best Episodes:

1. Betty White/Jay-Z

2. Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band

3. Zach Galifianakis/Vampire Weekend


Worst Episodes:

1. January Jones/Black Eyed Peas

2. Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings

3. Gabourey Sidibe/MGMT


Best Host: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

              Runner-Up: Jon Hamm


Worst Host: January Jones

                Runner-Up: Gabourey Sidibe


Best Musical Guest: Jay-Z

                 Runner-Up: Lady Gaga


Worst Musical Guest: Justin Bieber

                  Runner-Up: Black Eyed Peas

What do you all think the best episode was?

Credit: HelloStuart at for the basic set-up for the awards.