The folks at Gorilla Mask have unearthed a funny Richard Pryor skit from his television show in 1977 that would make a funny SNL skit even today.? This is how you do relevant sketch comedy.? Take some contemporary pop culture item, like Star Wars and then mix it up with something people can relate to.? In a way it’s what SNL doesn’t understand since they are always going for the obvious lampoon instead of the off-the-wall bizarre.
Had SNL been around at the same time at the Richard Pryor Show, they probably would have gone for a funny light saber fight.? Anyway.