Saturday Night Live has a long and crazy history. Many comedians have become household names from being cast members on the show. What they have to do week after week is hard, so things don’t always go according to plan, especially when you throw celebrity hosts and bands in the mix.
Many celebrities think they can go on the show and do what they want, but that has backfired many times! Some celebrities have gotten injured during skits. Others offended viewers by saying something inappropriate or going on political tirades.
These shocking moments led to angry letters, celebrities being banned from the show, and more. So which of these moments have gone down in Saturday Night Live history? Here are the 10 most shocking things to have ever happened on Saturday Night Live.
10. Samuel L. Jackson curses
The actor was doing a skit with Kenan Thompson when he had an awkward moment on live television. Some say that they heard the actor say “f*ck” while others think he only said “fuh.” Either way, the actor was supposed to start saying the curse word only to get interrupted by Thompson. Their timing was off and instead, the actor almost says the curse word uninterrupted. When Jackson was later asked about what happened, he put all the blame on the Saturday Night Live cast member.
“I’m just saying,” he told Jimmy Kimmel, “I’m used to working with professionals that know their lines. Even the ones that are written on cue cards in front of you.”