SNL Skit: Liza Minnelli Tries to Turn Off A Lamp Starring Kristen Wiig and Jonah Hill

Posted on March 11, 2012

Kristen Wiig dons a Halston-esque red sequin tunic and black pants to play Liza Liza Minnelli in her prime. Liza and her man friend (Jonah Hill) are late to see the debut of the Broadway musical Cats. Before they leave, loopy Liza must turn off the lamp. Kristen runs through all of Liza's most famous dance moves and expressions as she stylishly does her best to turn off that pesky -- and elusive -- lamp. We just love watching Kristen and Jonah dance at the end of the sketch. This is another iteration of the "Ann-Margaret Tries to Throw Away a Piece of Paper" sketch (see here) and we find it hilarious. Take a look: