The Saturday Night Live retrospective article linked below highlights both skits and scandals from the past forty years. Some of the items in the article will be familiar not only to fans of the show, but to everyone who's kept up with entertainment news over the years. One example is the Ashlee Simpson lipsync snafu, which at the time was music news broadcast far and wide.
The video above shows the "More Cowbell" sketch with Christopher Walken, and below is the classic Chris Farley/Patrick Swayze Chippendales skit. Two more SNL moments that, if you've seen them, you likely never forgot them.
See thirteen other memorable SNL moments here.