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When I reviewed Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 eleven months ago,
I had no idea the show would be on again that same month in a newly
enhanced version that is. Now with added material starring Jason
Sudeikis & Will Forte as Pete Twinkle & Greg Stink and also including
newer sketches such as one about the Tyger Woods scandal. And this time
around Greg the Alien (Bill Hader) does indeed appear. Other than that,
it's almost exactly the same show as the 2009 version. And in mostly
the same sketch order too.
When comparing the two shows side by side, this second pass features
more recurring SNL characters and is more sketch orientated where the
first was focusing on sports. That is to say we see more of the sport
stars appearing in non-sport related roles this time around. They even
managed to fit the show's currently most repeated skit 'What's Up With
That' (with Mike Tyson) and a trio of MacGruber sketches (co-starring
Charles Barkley) into the lineup. Of course this was a couple of months
before the movie came out and Will Forte unfortunately decided to leave
The famous Synchronized swimmers sketch with Chris Guest, Ed Grimley
and Mr. Burns is also show in it's entirety, just like it was in SNL:
Just Shorts. In fact, there are probably more sport related skits
without any actual athletes in them shown in this version as well. I
guess the sketches that were in last years version but omitted this
time around will still viewable on the DVD version, and maybe next year
they'll do yet another variation hosted by alien Greg.
6 out of 10
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