The Best of Kenan Thompson on SNL
We’re celebrating Kenan coming to NBC primetime with an hour-long collection of some of his best SNL characters and sketches. Catch Kenan every Tuesday at 8:30/7:30c on NBC!
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  • the nineyy
    the nineyy

    "WE'RE GONNA SHAVE IVANKA'S HEAD!" 🎶🎶😭😭 I'm proud of Kenan and the journey so far all the way to starting his own. SNL got a gem!

  • andrewz61

    Welcome to Good Burger home of the Good Burger. Can I take your order?

  • Manolo delgado
    Manolo delgado

    36:49. Great acting right there.

  • Brendon Kennedy
    Brendon Kennedy

    It's like the way shittier, g rated version of the Eric Andre show

  • Plucky Pluckster
    Plucky Pluckster

    I hope Chris Redd aint leaving snl. Last time when John Mulaney tried their own sitcom(rip off of Seinfeld) and brought other peeps with them that show failed and Nasim Pedrad was outta luck. Though i don't now the exact details on her leaving snl.

  • imari2305

    From the show "All That" to "Kenan and Kel" on Nickelodeon to SNL to a new show on NBC primetime. Congratulations Kenan you deserve it!!

  • Glenn Davey
    Glenn Davey

    This is very Dewey Cox humour. All the subtext is in the text. Love it

  • Drapier Johnson
    Drapier Johnson

    the guy in the red jogging suit is always the best dancer LOL

  • brian harris
    brian harris

    CAR TAPE!!! BwaaaaaaaaaaaaHHHHHH!!!!!!

  • Pboen Horror
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  • Sally Balkin
    Sally Balkin

    The lad can hold a tune too.

  • comey2610

    Where is Reece Dewhat?

  • Marcus Danchision
    Marcus Danchision

    The cute transaction weekly interest because actor dfly whine an a wretched sailor. powerful, aboriginal burn

  • Notoriouslybratty

    Yes! I was hoping the diner lobster was in here.

  • poen poen
    poen poen

    27:05 couldve sworn prayor was in this skit

  • Case7372

    This video should be 30 seconds long. SNL sucks

  • Holly The Homemaker
    Holly The Homemaker

    Why aren't the musical guests included in the episodes I bought? You guys stopped uploading sketches from this decade and only upload musical guests, then delete them. Come on, man! What's up with that 🎶🎤

  • Ina Felsher
    Ina Felsher

    Love you. You are the best Kenyan.

  • Fred Rainey
    Fred Rainey

    I can watch Beck Bennett swivel his hips ....

  • Drop

    Wait, that Kenan show is real? I thought it was another skit making fun of god awful family comedies on NBC. If that's real, it will be AWFUL LOL

  • dylan james
    dylan james

    The fact that they don't have the R. Kelly skin on here lets me know that they probably just cherry-picked most of these skits

  • Josh Tibbetts
    Josh Tibbetts

    Good Burger!!

  • riz

    He's literally the reason I watch SNL

  • Zawietrzny

    I miss when they would release these on DVD

  • Sherrell Y
    Sherrell Y

    This My Favorite!!! Hahaha!!! RJ Sizzle On They ???*******

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    Sherrell Y


  • J T
    J T

    The Best Of Kenan on SNL should have been more like 40-50 hours long.

  • Roosevelt Aiken
    Roosevelt Aiken

    Folks don't understand how hard this is to do live and with one take

  • Nicholas Schofield
    Nicholas Schofield

    they should cancel snl.

  • michael wright
    michael wright

    needs closed captioning

  • C Blay
    C Blay

    no Jean K Jean... I'm hurt!

  • TheBassAckwards

    I how "Keeley" is agreeing about the skinny girls thing, when she's skinny.

  • C Blay
    C Blay

    Kenan is Top 5 on SNL All Time... dude is brilliant!

  • Steph MacCormick
    Steph MacCormick

    I had a foebiyah Steve Harvey Show wouldn't make it. I was right!!!

  • Nomadic Devine
    Nomadic Devine

    The on the couch skit is the funniest one. 😂😂😂😭😭😭

  • WAIH media
    WAIH media

    Does he wear his watch upside down.... He is de-aging.... Can't believe I remember Kennan and kel as a kid...

  • Queata G.
    Queata G.

    are u leaving snl? i love you on that show

    • Queata G.
      Queata G.

      i hope he at least hosts snl once in a while. i will check out his new show. i have watched snl from their very first season

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  • Alexis T
    Alexis T

    18 years of footage and he hasn't aged.... ooooooooooowwweeeeeee what's up with that?! ooooooooooowwweeeee what's up with this? and what's up with that?

  • Gregory James
    Gregory James

    This video is only an hour long? Ooo eee, What’s up with that?

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  • bassking4

    But for real tho... what's up with the BOTTOM. OF YOUR. FACE!!

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  • Andy Holzinger
    Andy Holzinger

    Michael Che spreads CONSPIRACY theories!!!

  • Kid Astronaut
    Kid Astronaut

    Damn The Weeknd should act more!

  • Jennifer Jones
    Jennifer Jones

    I just don’t get it ????? This guy isn’t funny. He’s as overrated as Kevin Hart.

    • Miss MarG Millionaire
      Miss MarG Millionaire

      @Jennifer Jones yes that's exactly what I'm saying. Keenan is funny end of story!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm not idolizing no one btw. Goodnite to you boo

    • Jennifer Jones
      Jennifer Jones

      @Miss MarG Millionaire you mean how dare I have my own opinion that doesn’t agree with your opinion???. Don’t idolize Man. GoodNight

    • Miss MarG Millionaire
      Miss MarG Millionaire

      Kevin Hart is trash... Keenan is my whole dare you??????

  • Loteh Esorp
    Loteh Esorp

    20:20 This happens in my town probably at least once a month but irl 😆

  • Green Mile
    Green Mile

    For such an important player on SNL I would have hoped you would have found better skits to display his amazing talent...these are ok, but what about the scared straight skits, those are killer and there are so many more out there..

  • Brent Lofgren
    Brent Lofgren

    I gots to say: What Up With That? is genius recycling of a single joke. After seeing one segment, you know what's eventually going to happen, but there is just so much buildup and absurdity. A recent episode tried the same joke in the context of The Dionne Warwick Show, but it fell flat because they didn't build up to it.

  • Dreadboi87

    I already laughed my whole ass off by the time the flute player came out, now 15 minutes in and I had to hit my inhaler twice lol

  • thegreenmercenary

    Best of Keenan and Chris Redd, more like.

  • Samuel Geaney
    Samuel Geaney

    Daniel Craig and The Weeknd are the duo we need to see more of

  • MassMutt

    Honestly, NBC should have been using SNL as a sitcom pipeline for a long while. Put Tina Fey in charge of creative and then create a transition opportunity for long standing cast mates or additional writing opportunities for existing SNL staff. Seeing guys like Bobby Moynihan wasted or not being the home for Brooklyn 9-9 with Andy Samberg (from the beginning anyway) is foolish. You have an opportunity to recreate the SNL influence of the 2000s with Night at the Roxbury, Superstar, Ladies Man etc. Glad to see Kenan getting his but he's the Benjamin Button of the entertainment industry in that he was a movie star before he was ever a television star in his childhood.

  • Forensource

    The Keenan sow will not last four episodes.

  • Jimmy Cunningham
    Jimmy Cunningham

    hmm why were there kappas in this

  • romxxii

    That Village People skit should've been "D-M-C-A instead of "Cease and Desist"

  • Paola Payró
    Paola Payró

    I can't believe they didn't include the Funeral Service sketch with Scarlett Johansson 😂 Although to be fair the video should've lasted hours. God, I LOVE KENAN

    • comey2610

      That sketch is brilliant!😂

  • Steve Robles
    Steve Robles

    K is the man!! Legend!!

  • Wizard Level 1
    Wizard Level 1

    Ah, sitcoms. The lowest common denominator in comedy. Oh well, congrats none the less Kenan.

  • J T
    J T

    Supposedly Kenan makes $25,000 per episode of SNL. If that’s true, he his WAY under paid! I am glad he’s not planning to leave SNL, even with his new show.

  • Lloyd Dobler
    Lloyd Dobler

    Cheeto only helped make Saturday Night Live great again. During a certain time When the show was lagging for a few years I thought Keenan was the best cast member and carried the show.



  • J T
    J T

    “Come Back Barack!” Why is this song not on the radio?

    • J T
      J T

      Actually, ALL of the songs in this vid should be on the radio! They are are effing awesome! Also, Kenan and Tracy need to have their own show.

  • Elizabeth Peters
    Elizabeth Peters

    I love this episode. The look on Keenan's face at Doug's first answer was priceless!

  • Ricky Sutphin
    Ricky Sutphin

    Politics kills the fun

  • almostthere

    Actually I must confess I have the 19 minute version of Diner Lobster on auto play... I watch it every couple days!

  • Jack Ophelott
    Jack Ophelott

    Dude that Temecula air is doing wonders for you. You're lookin young, fresh, and like you lost 40lbs.

  • almostthere

    "Come Back Barack" is the best ever!

  • Blkpylut

    People that carried SNL.. Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Mya Rudolph, Bill Hader and Kenan Thompson!! Change my Mind!

    • SRAANG01

      You forgot Kate McKinnon!

  • Mike McNeeley
    Mike McNeeley

    That theatre lobster scene was wonderful!

  • jbennett87

    It's funny, "what's up with that" is supposed to be a BET show, and he's literally the only black person on the "set" on most of them. Why did it take me 10 years to realize that 😂

  • MaggillaKutz71

    Where the Latinos on the show ? Keenan is leaving , who cares

  • SyriusStar Multimedia
    SyriusStar Multimedia

    Who saw it coming? Congrats man! But, What Up With That? should be an infinitely running show.

  • Geoff Elder
    Geoff Elder

    As a fellow Georgian, I am extremely proud of Kenan. He performs without inhibition and just lets it flow. How many sketches have been enlivened with his energetic appearances? As he is in his 18th season on SNL, I'm all for Kenan staying on the show as long as he wants! He's truly the Cal Ripken of SNL, utterly dependable and always hilarious!

  • Lisa d
    Lisa d

    Paul Rudd never age either.

  • Ghost P
    Ghost P

    l love Willie!!!

  • MJL 11
    MJL 11

    Damn "2020 is looking bad" , I mean they weren't wrong

  • rvScript

    Kenan! Kenan! Kenan!

  • iGamerFlavor

    best of is he dead?

  • About That Tho
    About That Tho

    2:28 Damn Kenan left him hanging. 😂😂

    • Dre Day
      Dre Day

      Word! He stayed getting played every time they do what up with that! Btw u have dope ass vids. I live in New York and have never seen anything crazy yet like the stuff I see on your vid’s but when I’m walking around the city, I always have that in the back of my head that’s some crazy shit could happen like on the videos LOL

  • MeMyself &I
    MeMyself &I

    Love the Ben Carson & OJ Simpson impersonations.

  • MeMyself &I
    MeMyself &I

    all that & kenan and kel: am I NOTHING to you????

  • Joanne

    Big popi! I’m sooooo weak!😂😂😂😂😂😂LUV U Kenan, Best wishes for your new show, well deserved

  • QueenDiva2147

    Strollin to the poll LMBO!!! Had to do a replay!! Of course Come back Barack is a fave. I missed strollin to the poll. I must have have fallen asleep that night. Voter suppression is real Comedy to highlight a real situation! I LOVE SNL, been watching for over 30 years!!! Thanks for the laughs and thank you Keenan for your comedy contribution to the show. You were funny as a child comedian and just as funny as an adult! Have to admit you were the only child comedian that literally made me LOL!! God bless you and I wish you much success with your show! I'll be watching!

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  • Larry Parish
    Larry Parish

    This skit always kills me with Jason doing 80's bboy moves, the Kappas and Lindsey Buckingham getting paid to never speak. The hi hat mid conversation is mad disrespectful.

  • elvirathon

    Show Kenan some love yall

  • Timothy Alexzander Carthan II
    Timothy Alexzander Carthan II

    Come back Barack was a Bop probably since Lonely island

  • Ishan Reese
    Ishan Reese

    istg if this is some sort of going away video

  • D. Alex Kablack
    D. Alex Kablack

    yoooooo this lobster gets me every time

  • Chrystian Torrenegra
    Chrystian Torrenegra

    they predicted 2020 being a bad year and joe biden becoming president. WOW

  • Michael Moreno
    Michael Moreno

    18 seasons dang another episode Kenan is all that!

  • Thabo Mahlaba
    Thabo Mahlaba

    Not sure if R Kelly/Gayle King interview will be in here, for me that was the best.

  • Kris Gill
    Kris Gill

    I could watch Black Jeopardy over and over!

  • Captain Nigga
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  • Michal Hrdý
    Michal Hrdý

    you are a star Kenan! easily one of the biggest SNL staples, wishing you all the best and hope to still see you on SNL when you don't stop shining and making people laugh

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  • MojoRisin

    what's a commercial? like a UFO or somethin? - my man hit the comedic timing ON POINT.

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