There’s an obscure 1994 Saturday Night Live sketch called “Pepper Boy” that at least one friend of Chris Farley’s now uses to explain the late comedian’s incredible talent. He didn’t have a huge part in that episode—apparently, he was too busy filming Tommy Boy. The laughs in this particular bit were supposed to go to…
The Wisconsin Badgers posted an old clip yesterday of a guy who suspiciously looks and sounds like Chris Farley—doing an impression of motivational speaker Matt Foley—telling kids to go to Wisconsin. Wait a minute, that is Chris Farley. Aw.
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