Lorne Michaels on SNL ‘Best Cast’ Nostalgia

Lorne Michaels, a decade ago, as SNL hit its 40th anniversary, and the widespread belief that the show was better “back in the day”:

“Generally when people talk about the best cast I think, ‘Well, that’s when they were in high school,’” said Michaels. “Because in high school you have the least amount of power you’re ever gonna have. ... Staying up with friends later on a Saturday is great, and people attach to a cast.”

Jibes with yesterday’s post on “America’s best decade”.

Thursday, 30 May 2024