Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Russ Fischer
We show you a lot of behind the scenes footage, and quite a few Saturday Night Live gags, so why not a behind the scenes SNL video?
This two-minute short shows off the filming of a single episode of the show, sped up to lightning speed. In this case, it’s the recent episode hosted by Anna Kendrick (above) though the camera angle won’t really show you the star. What you will see, however, is the set of stages that are constantly used throughout a taping, the tiny audience, the intimate setting, and the relatively low-fi way in which all the show’s familiar bits are staged.
It’s a great perspective on a show you’ve likely all watched many times, but which you’ve never seen from this angle, even if you’ve attended a taping.