9 spot-on SNL impersonators and 9 that didn’t try

Putting together a live comedy show with contemporary pop culture references isn’t easy, but it is Saturday night live does it week after week. And while they sometimes nail their celebrity impersonations, sometimes it really doesn’t look like them. Here are some of the best and worst:

1.

Didn’t even try: Pete Davidson as Machine Gun Kelly


2.

Bull’s eye: Tina Fey as Sarah Palin


3.

Didn’t even try: Beck Bennett as Javier Bardem


4.

Bull’s eye: Heidi Gardner as Kristen Schaal


5.

Didn’t even try: Andrew Dismukes as Keith Habersberger


6.

Bullseye: Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris


7.

Not Even Tried: Dan Aykroyd as Jimmy Carter


8th.

Direct hit: Will Ferrell as George W. Bush


9.

Didn’t even try: Chris Redd as Mahershala Ali


10

Exactly right: Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway


11.

Not Even Tried: Fred Armisen as Barack Obama


12.

Direct hit: Fred Armisen as the prince


13.

Not Even Tried: Taran Killam as Brad Pitt


14

Exactly right: Melissa Villaseñor as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


fifteen.

Didn’t even try: Kate McKinnon as Lindsey Graham


16

Exactly right: Larry David as Bernie Sanders


17

Not Even Tried: Chevy Chase as Gerald Ford


18

And finally, the best celebrity impression SNL ever done: Kenan Thompson as Reba McEntire


Did we miss your favourite? SNL impression of all time? Tell us in the comments!

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