I wasn't around back then, so these episodes are new to me. Those guys were side splitting funny.
He has become my all time favorite SNL actor. We always watch through the fake news hoping to see Stephon.
In general I agree with you though. I watched it last night and I said to my wife during the Tony Bennett and his younger brother skit, "This is in the first half hour? Yikes. How bad is the stuff in the last half hour going to be?"
Its pretty clear they have done all they can with him. He either needs his own sketch or to be retired.
That "most annoying girl to stand next to at a party" is quickly becoming a favorite of mine.
Contain was a no talent sideshow