Top 10 Breaking Character Moments on Saturday Night Live

Sometimes the breaking character moments on Saturday Night Live are the funniest part of the sketch. We’re looking at instances where SNL hosts, cast members or both, couldn’t keep it together during a sketch. However, we’ll only be including material that made it into the final show, so those that got cut for time, such as Gus Chiggins, Old Prospector, won’t be included. WatchMojo ranks the funniest breaking characters moments on Saturday Night Live. What’s your favorite ? Let us know in the comments!
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  • the typical commentary stepping on the scenes, and funny bits... I never watchmojo ...bc they do this same nonsense, mainstream media reader sounding, stupid shit on every video. it really diminishes the whole top10 schtick into a who gives a fuck list...then again, the copyright paranoid cretins prolly demand it that way... I will continue to not watchmoojoo, or TV either.

    rascalferretrascalferret26 dakika önce
  • She destroyed the video talking sooooo muchhhhhh.

    Gloria GonzalesGloria GonzalesGün önce
  • Great idea absolute terrible execution STFU and let us watch the moments. DOWN VOTE!

    Scott SilverScott Silver2 gün önce
  • Play the f-ing video no one wants to hear you talk!!

    Wes KishWes Kish4 gün önce
  • Christ Farley isn’t funny, if you have to resort to yelling and breaking stuff or anything else that’s physical. You’re not a comedian

  • I figured Garth and Kim were improvised. They never keep a straight face. 🤣🤣

    ComeliaO7ComeliaO75 gün önce
  • too much talking by the vultures.

    cbebutuoycbebutuoy5 gün önce
  • That would be every single sketch Jimmy Fallon was ever in.

    thepayne78thepayne786 gün önce
  • I'm a very simple man...I see bill hader I click

    Matthew Oliver-EatonMatthew Oliver-Eaton8 gün önce
  • Dam I guess Jimmy Fallon really does suck. Shouldn't of given him so many chances pretty lame actor, improv pathetic

    Nico telNico tel8 gün önce
  • The commentary doesn't add much.

    Wes OerlyWes Oerly8 gün önce
  • Will you guys shut up! Just run your Top 10 list but stop the stupid voice over. Its annoying.

    Sujoy GhoshSujoy Ghosh9 gün önce
  • I'm sorry but the best clip I ever saw of them breaking character and couldn't keep a straight face is the skit with Jeffries and it wasn't even put on this video

    creden316creden3169 gün önce
  • I absolutely love your voice!

    Jose PantojasJose Pantojas9 gün önce
  • As a nerd, I gotta know your mic and compression setup. It sounds great

    Jeremy PickettJeremy Pickett11 gün önce
  • I havent even watched it yet and I stg its just gonna be Bill

    Melayna BeeMelayna Bee11 gün önce
  • Good compilation...BUT it would have been 1,000 times funnier if the annoying voice over lady would just let the sketches play out instead of talking over them!

    Bike TallBike Tall12 gün önce
  • Why do you feel the need to insert yourself, you no talent hacks?

    Corndog2004Corndog200412 gün önce
  • Talking over the clips really ruins EVERYTHING funny about SNL actors breaking character. Please, no more of these!!!

    GiftedLionMusicGiftedLionMusic13 gün önce
  • Cowbell is the best. Jimmie had ONE line, and he can barely get it out through his giggling. He's so relatable and hilarious!

    Risto VistoRisto Visto13 gün önce
  • This is the first time I have seen you. Your videos are always my favorite. It is fun to see what you look like.

    ArgueMax DotComArgueMax DotCom13 gün önce
  • Bill Hader has one of the most contagious laughs.

    Sydney SlevinSydney Slevin13 gün önce

    Trace BurroughsTrace Burroughs13 gün önce
  • My gawd. STFU

    BaddscorpioBaddscorpio14 gün önce
  • Ayyyyeee ur stunning!

    Milli WMilli W15 gün önce

    David CooperDavid Cooper15 gün önce
  • Would rather watch it than be told about it. Terrible video. 👎

    Kevin MillerKevin Miller15 gün önce
  • “The goal was to make Jimmy Fallon laugh.” Setting the bar real low aren’t we?

    Cale ChiassonCale Chiasson15 gün önce
  • Narrator needs to shut the F#*& up and let us enjoy the bits

    Patrick JudgePatrick Judge16 gün önce
  • Narrator is so annoying as not to shut up and let’s see the actual breaking character- so disappointed!!!!

    David CollasoDavid Collaso16 gün önce
  • Where is the Harry Potter skit with Lindsay Lohan...

    Pizza PizzaPizza Pizza16 gün önce
  • Maine justice with Jamie Fox?!

    Amy BakerAmy Baker17 gün önce
  • this is stupid

    Elvis mooreElvis moore17 gün önce
  • Ok show me a moment when Fallon doesn’t break...

    Hamm3r Tym3Hamm3r Tym317 gün önce
  • Must you all have her talking all the time?!!🙄🙄🙄🤯

    Cazam 777Cazam 77717 gün önce
  • So who at WM decided we now have to see the narrator? No hate toward her but I'm sure this channel was doing perfectly fine without relying on cheap vanity for views and subs. People subscribe to WM for the engaging subject matter, not because Rebecca is (technically/conventionally) attractive. The whole cheap-tricks-for-clicks, "look at me, I'm hot" culture that we've created via social media is getting so old.

    Shaka SmithShaka Smith18 gün önce
  • I know you just wasted my time with some hackneyed tripe you cut together in order to give us the impression you were actually talking about something during the video. In fact, what is happening is you are just naming names while mediocre montages of the clip at hand is being downgraded by your participation with this video. For future video endeavors, try to consider the golden rule of TRvision: what would this video look like to someone who hasn't seen it. If the video catches their attention, and keeps it their, then you did a good job. Otherwise, consider changing how you record audio and edit videos. And remember that this video might have alot of views on it, but that doesn't make you a worthwhile investment of their time. Most won't comment about how terribly that video was put together, but most Americans also believe that angels are real and that the Universe is less than 6000 years old. Take my comment with a grain of salt, but also as recognition that something is amiss with the quality you provide.

    Kevin BranskyKevin Bransky19 gün önce
  • Narrator; Pump the brakes on the clown makeup. Unless you were going for clown face look.

    Brian YoungBrian Young19 gün önce
  • What an annoying presenter!

    DrTeethDrTeeth19 gün önce
  • Anyone else just wants to see the actual moments. Instead of a gift damn watch mojo countdown?

    tido1691tido169119 gün önce
  • Rebecca is really cute!

    robocat893robocat89320 gün önce
  • Cow Bell.

    Franklin FranklinsonFranklin Franklinson20 gün önce
  • Lame. Just show the damn clips, forget the voiceovers

    Swampbutt StinsonSwampbutt Stinson21 gün önce
  • Would have been nice if the narrator would shut up and let you hear the material

    Jim BrockwayJim Brockway22 gün önce
  • Too much commentary!!!!!

    Lynda AbrahamLynda Abraham22 gün önce
  • Mine is Jeffrey's with Sean when he pulled out that little phone omg no one could keep a straight face

    holyfaith7holyfaith722 gün önce
  • Better video..... Top 10 amazed they didn't break character, good luck

    Carole BurrisCarole Burris23 gün önce
  • Blaugh bla bla blauuhhh... clip... blaugh bla bla blaugh......

    Dana DanaDana Dana23 gün önce
  • Too much explanation... we get it.. its funny

    Coco NutCoco Nut24 gün önce
  • What’s the point of this if you don’t even let us hear the audio

    Its boyaknowIts boyaknow24 gün önce
  • Bad video if you don't actually have a good impression of the moments of breaking character..

    Happy Happy NLHappy Happy NL24 gün önce
  • Why dont you hush up and let us watch???? So stupid.

    miles lahuemiles lahue24 gün önce
  • how horrible... how about playing the whole clips instead of just yakking over it all?

    StarlandsoundmusicStarlandsoundmusic25 gün önce
  • Less narration

    BSHAWofITBSHAWofIT26 gün önce

    MrSMFMrSMF26 gün önce
  • It’d be great if I could actually hear the skit instead of the narrator

    Jody JaquesJody Jaques26 gün önce
  • Surprised Bill Hader’s not all of them

    Abanti BarmanAbanti Barman26 gün önce
  • Terrible,Stop talking!

    Mike GraboMike GraboAylar önce
  • Butthole eyes always breaks

    imakeitlastimakeitlastAylar önce
  • Yes it is funny to see people bad at there job love how a person on this channel said it

    Op9amerOp9amerAylar önce
  • How did Debbie Downer not get the top spot?!

    Britney LynnBritney LynnAylar önce
  • Would’ve been a lot funnier without all the damn talking.

    colinjinacolinjinaAylar önce
  • Jimmy fallon sucks

    It’sJimIt’sJimAylar önce
  • Unwatchable..set the scene up, let it run and set up the next one, DO NO TALK THROUGH OUT EVERY CLIP, all i hear is the woman..90% woman talking, 10% actual clip.

  • Just play the damn clip and STFU

    Richard CraniumRichard CraniumAylar önce
  • Kirsten Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Bill Hader. Super Showcase skit

    Eric WagnerEric WagnerAylar önce
  • Breaking moments are far more interesting if you know what made the cast laugh, especially if you know what was improvised or sprung on the cast member at the last moment. It's far less interesting if someone is just a bad actor who can't keep it together, but it's hilarious if you know where the sketch went off the rails.

    Michael HughesMichael HughesAylar önce
  • I like Rebecca, I really do, but she couldn't narrate a video on how to install a ceiling fan without using "iconic" at least three times.

    Larry RacoLarry RacoAylar önce
  • Rebecca is a babe.

    Trinity ThamesTrinity ThamesAylar önce
  • Jeez, could the host have any more coats of cheesy spray tan on?

    DouglassDDouglassDAylar önce
Top 10 Breaking Character Moments on Saturday Night Live