Bill Hader was great on ‘Saturday Night Live’ to the surprise of exactly no one.

Saturday Night Live
Bill Hader & Arcade Fire
March 17, 2018

Veteran Not Ready for Primetime Player, Bill Hader, returned to Saturday Night Live this weekend ahead of the premiere of his new HBO series, Barry, and (for the most part) he was a God damned delight. Hader revisited a number of his classic characters, including Stefon, Devon of “The Californians,” and a number of his celebrity impersonations. (Personally, I would have swapped out Devon for Vincent Price, but 1. that bit is not the same without Kristin Wiig’s wackiness and 2. I am well aware that I am in the minority there.) The rest of the night was a mixed bag, with only one or two sour notes which had more to do with the writers depending too heavily on Hader’s talent for wacky voices and not delivering actually funny material. Alien sketch, I’m lookin’ at you.

Anyway, go ahead and schedule Hader for sometime next season, Lorne, because I already want him to come back.

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Sterling K. Brown is really funny! Too bad his ‘Saturday Night Live’ wasn’t.

Saturday Night Live
Sterling Brown & James Bay
March 10, 2018

Look, this episode aired almost 10 days ago, and I’m only writing about it because I can’t stand for things to be incomplete. So I’m going to keep this super brief: Sterling K. Brown has great comedic talents, he was let down by the writing in this episode, the end.

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‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Station 19,’ ‘Barry’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


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Annnnnnnnnnd we’re back, now with 100% more Nathan Fillion

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