September 29, 2022
Saturday Night Live: The Top 10 Best Sketches From Season 47

This past weekend’s season finale of Saturday Night Live marked the end of an era for the sketch comedy show. We said goodbye to longtime cast members Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, and Kyle Mooney, but not before getting a proper sendoff for some of their most iconic characters and a heartfelt thank you from Davidson to SNL showrunner, Lorne Michaels.

While I’m still mourning the loss of some of my favorite players, there were many sketches in Saturday Night Live Season 47 that made me laugh out loud, and it’s time to rank the best sketches among them. To keep this list to ten, we’re sticking with one sketch per episode and leaving out Weekend Update guests. Here we go!

Before we reveal the complete list, here are some of the honorable mentions, starting with Sarah Sherman’s portrayal of Lizzo’s grandpa, who also happens to be the Six Flags guy. 

Saturday Night Live welcomed John Mulaney back with open arms when the former SNL writer hosted for the fifth time this past season. After his monologue, we jump right into the first sketch: “Monkey Trial.”

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