If you click on the link below, you will find a blog entry by the great Corey Brown talking about two particularly good SNL sketches and why they are successful.

Brown Playground

In the true spirit of comedy, I want to “heighten” Corey’s post and add an example of my own. Here is another SNL sketch that proves the idea that sometimes simplicity and a solid character/premise are all you need for a good freaking piece of sketch comedy. It also doesn’t hurt if you have Kristen Wiig playing the main role.

Surprise Party