Last Night’s Premiere Was the Best SNL Episode in a While. Here Are the Best Parts.

September 28, 2014 7:55 PM

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Last Night’s Premiere Was the Best SNL Episode in a While. Here Are the Best Parts.

Saturday night marked the premiere of SNL’s 40th season, and Chris Pratt hosted what I thought to be one of the better, more consistently funny episodes in a good while. There were the usual half-baked sketches, but on balance Lorne Michaels’ off-season changes paid serious dividends, with the cast clicking on all cylinders and the writing seeming crisper and more daring.

Things got off to a good start with Pratt’s monologue, a musical introduction that capitalized on his trademark blend of everyman charm and debonair. He poked fun at his fluctuating physique—“I’ve gone from skinny to fat back to skinny back to fat”—and bantered with wife Anna Faris, who was in the a...

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