The 10 Craziest Sketch Comedy Characters of All Time

Getting laughs from a sketch is harder than it looks. Sure, a lot of concepts seem funny in theory, but in practice, they fall flat. That’s why we have a lot of respect for comic actors who can do short skits justice. In a matter of minutes, they’re able bring to life a character we will be quoting in the months and even years to come, and truth be told, we can recite more skits verbatim than we would care to admit.

Putting together a list of the craziest sketch comedy characters ever wasn’t easy, but we did our homework, which meant watching a ton of old episodes of shows like Saturday Night Live, Chappelle’s Show, and more, and came up with these 10 favorites.

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