Tales of Fraud and Malfeasance in Railroad Hiring Practices

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This is a very special day, folks. A very special day.

Today is the day that we all get to watch probably the greatest Saturday Night Live sketch of all time, or at least the most under-appreciated.

A little sketch, written by a certain Mr. Jack Handey, called Tales of Fraud and Malfeasance in Railroad Hiring Practices.

Rejoice, for our day has come.

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So who got the full Hamilton?

Hey Jesse, who got the $10 reward? Give credit where it's due!

-Darryl in Montana

BOOOOO

C'mon people. You think Malaysians are gonna rip this off and make a pirated DVD or something? *let people abroad watch your videos* And quit this dumb proprietary internetting. God. This makes me want to go back to the internet of 1999.

The Greatest? Jesse?!

Sort of a ripoff of one or more Flying Circus sketches, no? I'm thinking of the Cleese/Chapman sketch ("a-good a-night, a-ding ding ding ding ding...FIVE! FOUR! THREE! TWO! ONE! ZERO!") among others. Perhaps Python stole the premise from someone else, I dunno...

You're an odd duck, Thorn--an odd duck. ***yay! epanalepsis!***

This is what I always say (I

This is what I always say (I don't always say it, honestly): if you're not ripping off Monty Python, you're not doing it right.

Fair deuce.

Fair deuce.

KITH

Never realized Clooney was on Kids in the Hall.

Presumably that was a joke --

Presumably that was a joke -- but this is an SNL sketch. McKinney was on SNL for a couple years in the mid 90s.

I've given up trying to tell

I've given up trying to tell when people are being sarcastic on the Internet. It's their fault if I'm wrong, anyway.

Heh. Malfeasance.

Heh. Malfeasance.

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