Sunday, May 3, 2015

VIDEO: Chris Farley's pre-SNL 'motivational speaker' sketch

The late Chris Farley is known for a number of iconic roles in television and film. Tommy Boy. Beverly Hills Ninja. Tommy Boy Light Black Sheep. And, of course, his infamous Saturday Night Live sketches like Chip N Dale's and Matt Foley, the motivational speaker who lived in a van down by the river.

VIDEO: Chris Farley's pre-SNL 'motivational speaker' sketch

The late Chris Farley is known for a number of iconic roles in television and film. Tommy Boy. Beverly Hills Ninja. Tommy Boy Light Black Sheep. And, of course, his infamous Saturday Night Live sketches like Chip N Dale's and Matt Foley, the motivational speaker who lived in a van down by the river.

Well, from the vast greatness of the Internet comes a clip from a 1990 performance of The Second City comedy troupe. In this clip, you'll see Second City members Bob Odenkirk (Saul Goodman from Breaking Bad), Tim Meadows, and a few others help Farley introduce audiences to his Matt Foley character. Eventually, this skit would catapult Farley to SNL stardom. Obviously, it remains one of the most memorable sketches in the history of the long-running NBC show.

Click here to watch the video.

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