Saturday Night Live
|Name:||Saturday Night Live|
|Date(s):||October 11, 1975 – present|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
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Saturday Night Live, or SNL, is a long-running late night sketch comedy show on NBC. The show has had a huge cultural impact, originating innumerable memorable catchphrases, characters, and sketches, and has been the starting point for many successful performers and writers throughout its run.
Much SNL fan activity is RPF.
Though SNL has a reach far beyond typically "fannish" spaces, it does have its own place in fannish spaces. SNL fic has been written for Yuletide several times.
Some popular pairings in the fandom are:
- Seth Meyers/Stefon
- Seth Meyers/Amy Poehler
- Chris Farley/David Spade
- Bill Hader/Kristen Wiig
- Jimmy Fallon/Tina Fey
Notable skits and characters include:
- Get a Life! (Star Trek fandom satire, 1986)
- Matt the Radar Technician (Star Wars: The Force Awakens parody, 2016)
Archives & Fannish Links
- Saturday Night Live on AO3
- Saturday Night Live RPF on AO3
- SNL comm on Livejournal
- Tumblr search terms: saturday night live, snl
- #saturdaynightlive on DeviantArt