When John Goodman hosts “Saturday Night Live” on Dec. 14, he will tie Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin for the most times hosting the series.
In honor of that momentous occasion, here’s a look back at 12 great Goodman appearances on “Saturday Night Live,” courtesy of Yahoo Screen. Enjoy!
Bill Brasky Buddies at Little League
Best moment: As proven during the rest of this list, Goodman does a killer drunk dude impression. This is no exception, especially when his character admits he tried to commit suicide the night before.
Linda Tripp-Monica Lewinsky cold open
Best moment: The fact that Goodman doesn’t even try to sound like a woman as Linda Tripp.
Best moment: The transition from brontosaurus to triceratops to city bus, and the fact that Goodman does not break character.
Best moment: Goodman’s amazing monologue dance. Seriously, it’s amazing.
Wayne’s World: Police Chief
Best moment: Goodman’s squint. It’s a pretty killer faux cop impression.
Anal Retentive Chef: Cajun Style
Best moment: The look on Goodman’s face after he says, “Always spit twice in every dish: once when you cook it, and once when you serve it, because there should always be a little bit of you in everything you make.”
Church Lady and Saddam Hussein cold open
Best moment: Goodman’s outfit as the Church Lady’s mother. Because come on. He really sells it.
The Delicious Dish: BBQ
Best moment: “You might want to grab a pen for this” while describing the recipe for a perfect summer barbeque. Hilarious.
New Diet monologue
Best moment: Goodman feeling really loopy during his monologue due to his 70 pound weight loss.
Canteen Boy: Block Party
Best moment: Goodman deadpanning his ribbing of Adam Sandler’s Canteen Boy.
Best moment: The entire concept of Goodman as Wilford Brimley. He does a killer impression.
Mighty Mack and Elwood: Weekend Update
Best moment: When Goodman breaks out into song with his gravely voice in “The Letter.”
What’s your favorite Goodman “SNL” appearance?