The Best 12 Sketches of the 2020–2021 SNL Season

Despite a bloated cast — can we officially declare that the show’s vets have zero exit strategy? — this has been a surprisingly successful season of SNL that was a much-needed respite through the ups and downs of Covid and political upheavel.

Here are eleven of the best sketches:
Wario on Trial (Elon Musk): This sketch reminds me of the College Humor sketches that crossed a newer media concept with an older genre (a few alumni from the YouTube sketch channel have crossed over to SNL so it’s no surprise). The way the sketch stays consistent with…