Saturday Night Live opened its show by mocking CBS’ coverage of the Super Bowl blackout. It was brilliant in its simplicity. An excellent takedown of what NFL analysts provide during the broadcast.
Keenan Thompson kills it as James Brown but it was Jay Pharoah’s spot on impression of Shannon Sharpe that steals the show.
“Well, this is only conjecture, but if there’s been no power for 20 minutes, I start to think, ‘who on this team are we going to eat first?’ The obvious choice is the punter because he’ll be easiest to catch. But then if you need a punter late in the game, you don’t have one because you ate him.”
“When the clock in the stadium stops, do we stop aging?”
“Ray Lewis knows who killed those people because it was him. I had to say something.”