For his seven years on the show, Will's oddball impersonations and memorable characters seemed to be in every sketch on any given show. Here are the funniest moments of his President George W. Bush, Alex Trebek, James Lipton, Craig the Cheerleader, Robert Goulet and many more. 1995-2002/color/60 min/NR/fullscreen.
The latest in the line of Saturday Night Live
's great character players (including Dan Aykroyd and Phil Hartman), Will Ferrell showcases his fearlessness in this 72-minute collection. Whether exposing skin or taking a pause beyond the normal limits, Ferrell induces hard laughs like with the cowbell rocker in the first sketch. The selection includes Ferrell's spot-on impressions of Cub announcer Harry Caray, game-show icon Alex Trebek, President Bush, and Inside the Actor's Studio
host James Lipton. As with other SNL Best of...
retrospectives, there are short snippets to go along with the full-length sketches that include excellent selections of Ferrell's returning characters Craig the Cheerleader and the swinging Culp brothers. A must for fans, and the DVD includes an intriguing audition footage in which Ferrell leaps from character and character. --Doug Thomas