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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (2000)

A compilation of the best Saturday Night Live sketches as a tribute to the late Chris Farley, one of SNL's greatest Stars.

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Beth McCarthy-Miller (as Beth McCarthy), Dave Wilson | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chris Farley ... Himself (Various Characters) (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mackenzie English ... 25 Appearance
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Storyline

Everybody remembers Chris Farley, the big loveably guy from Saturday Night Live. Before he was the Beverly Hills Ninja, or Tommy Boy, or even before he was in Black Sheep or Almost Heroes, Chris was on Saturday Night Live and played characters like Matt Foley the energized motivational speaker, Bennet Brauer the gross-out news correspondent, Chippendales' dancer, and many more! Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Katakana at the beginning of the skit, the name of the Japanese game show that Farley's character Larry Templeton appears on is "Quiz Kings". See more »

Quotes

Matt Foley: Well I see one solution! And that is to get my gear and move in with you! We're gonna be buddies! We're gonna be pals! Just me and my buddies!
[Picks up Son]
Matt Foley: I'm gonna get my gear!
Dad: Ym, actually, Matt, you don't have to do that.
Matt Foley: I don't really give a rat's behind. I'm moving in. I'm tired of living in a van down by the river!
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Alternate Versions

On the Comedy Central Version, the music in the Schmitt's Gay commercial which was originally Van Halen's 'Beautiful Girls' has been replaced with a generic compilation of guitar riffs. Also, the conclusion of the Chippendale's skit with Patrick Swayze used to include the theme from 'Dirty Dancing' (I've had the time of my life), but has also been changed to a generic melody. See more »

Connections

References The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Working for the Weekend
(uncredited)
Written by Paul Dean, Matt Frenette (as Matthew Frenette), and Mike Reno (as Michael Reno)
Performed by Loverboy
[Plays in the Chippendale's sketch.]
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Chris Farley is LOL Hilarious
29 December 2006 | by jts0405See all my reviews

What better way to give tribute to Chris Farley, than play some of his greatest sketches on a DVD everyone can enjoy. Adam Sandler and other SNL stars of the 90's are in skits with Chris. Adam Sandler really almost stole the show in that Herilhy Boy sketch. I believe that Chris Farley was a man that could truly make people laugh for a living, I would say that this is a great collection to have, along with the others, like. The best of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler and Phil Hartman. The best part of this DVD was Matt Foley, his van down by the river line seemed to be the whole base of the sketch. For any fans of Chris Farley, this is for you.


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