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‘SNL’ perfectly spoofs VH1 with ‘100 Greatest Guys’

Now this is a show we would actually watch.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Dec 11, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 12:15 am CDT

VH1, a cable channel that airs cheap pop culture retrospectives as vapid as they are inoffensive, hardly cries out for parody. But somehow, Saturday Night Live’s surreal new digital short pulls it off.

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Taking on the tired listicle format of the network’s “Greatest” series, the sketch offers everything you’d expect from a show best watched when you’re stuck at your parents’ house on a rainy afternoon and their Wi-Fi isn’t working—from inane talking head commentary to migraine-inspired background art. Also, we defy you to argue with these rankings.

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Our fond congratulations to Snoop Dogg, Jr.—this really was his year.

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*First Published: Dec 11, 2014, 7:35 pm CST