Kenan Thompson Hits 1,500 Sketch Milestone on SNL: Watch
The second arrived when the veteran comic, who presently holds the excellence because the longest-running forged member within the present’s historical past with a whopping 19 seasons beneath his belt, anchored a sketch as Gus Van Tant, the host of a house restore present interviewing individuals whose house enchancment blunders had changed into main DIY catastrophes.
All through the skit, fellow forged members Kyle Mooney and Ego Nwodim and host Oscar Isaac got here by means of the studio with tales of constructing their very own yard pool, punctures septic tanks, at-home electrocution through circuit breaker, and…calling the host out for not fixing up his own residence.
“Hey child, uh, whatcha doin’ right here,” Thompson’s character nervously requested as his spouse — performed by Nwodim — strolled into the studio, replying, “Oh, simply making an attempt to restore my house. This rattling idiot is out right here pretendin’ he’s an enormous skilled, in the meantime his personal home is actually falling aside.”
After the sketch aired, SNL uploaded a behind-the-scenes clip to social media exhibiting the backstage celebration for Thompson, with forged member Heidi Gardner and a dozen or so crew members applauding the star as he approached from the set. “You guys. You’re gonna make me cry,” Thompson advised the cheering group after taking just a few mock bows and blowing air kisses.
Watch Thompson’s 1,five hundredth sketch in addition to the behind-the-scenes celebration under.
Thompson has been a full-time forged member on the sketch collection since 2003, simply three years after wrapping his beloved Nickelodeon collection Kenan and Kel with former All That! co-star Kel Mitchell. He’s presently additionally juggling his duties on SNL along with his eponymous sitcom Kenan, which is presently in its second season on NBC.
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Kenan Thompson reached an enormous milestone on this week’s episode of Saturday Evening Dwell by collaborating in his landmark 1,five hundredth sketch on the late-night comedy collection. The second arrived when the veteran comic, who presently holds the excellence because the longest-running forged member within the present’s historical past with a whopping 19 seasons beneath…