It’s the same joke every time, it always gets placed way too high up on the roster, etc.
But for whatever reason, it always works for me anyway (Hader was particularly and predictably hilarious this time).
I appreciate it.'Attempting to launch a new anti-domestic violence campaign, he continued: 'We want to be part of the solution, so the NFL is organising its own ''Take Back The Night'' march on October 8th. Oh, excuse me, ##We fight for women.'''The NFL came under fire again in a second skit, which saw Chris and the SNL regulars starring as fictional players from the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers who read out their crimes as they were introduced.So, forget all that guff I was saying about how SNL would be running on fumes this week, its fourth episode in a row, because this was its strongest effort of the season so far.Sadly, not much credit goes to Anna Faris, who was fine but often backgrounded, not appearing at all for a good half hour in the middle of the show.This standard, straight host Q&A format needs to be saved for emergency situations, like if the host happens to be an athlete or Paris Hilton.Faris, meanwhile, is talented enough a performer to pull off a more interesting concept for her monologue.I also appreciated ability to effectively mock a new target while avoiding ignorance — the decision to make the kids specifically not Japanese, but white and obsessed with Japanese culture, as well as Jason Sudeikis’ frustrated faculty “sensei,” helped this sketch stay on track.