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I Wish Chris Farley Was Still With Us

by Nick Vitrano

Can you believe it’s been 20 years since the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan “incident?” 

I suppose we should call it the Kerrigan-Gillooly/Eckardt incident, as Harding apparently continues to maintain her innocence, guilty only by association to Jeff Gillooly.  Right, Tonya.  Gotcha.

Both NBC and ESPN are planning documentaries  to mark the anniversary.  I only wish Chris Farley was still with us.  Unfortunately, like the man he portrayed in this opening monologue (Shawn Eckardt), Farley is gone.  He contributed so many classic moments to SNL, and sometimes his finest offerings were those in which he did not utter a single word: