>Former SNL writer Smigel discussed the 1990 sketch featuring Farley and
>Patrick Swayze on The Howard Stern Show. Smigel told Stern that the sketch
>is misunderstood. "I was in a debate about it with some people who wrote
>Chris Farley's book, which was everyone weighing in on Chris' life and what
>happened to him," Smigel said. "And I think someone in the book said, 'That
>sketch was the first step in killing him,' because it was like he had no
>respect for himself by doing that sketch." Smigel pointed out that Farley
>was "incredibly nimble" and actually a great dancer. "In a way, it was a
>very empowering sketch, and I think that is what people felt the first time
>they watched it," he said.
Smeagol? My precious!
Oh, c'mon. You were all thinking th same thing.