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Is 'Dyke and Fats' The Best (Queer) SNL Sketch Ever?

by Alice Lytton
March 31, 2014 5:29 PM
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Um? Yes. Next!

Admittedly there is an aggravating factor here in the shape of my Long Island sized crush on Kate McKinnon. Happily for both of us that's also the place of her birth. Thus destiny spake and ordained our entwined fates. 

Also, Louis CK is very funny so props to him for whatever he did to get this on our screens. Did I mention Kate McKinnon? She's funny too. The whole thing is funny! It also reminds me just how fabulously queer Cagney and Lacey was in the first place. Frankly, a little more sensitivity to my physiological responses to the daily reruns of their badass NYC marauding during my early teenage years could have saved a *lot* of later angst.  Yes, I am saying it's gay to love Lacey like I did. 

So here it is, "Dyke and Fats": 

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  • Mike | March 31, 2014 5:55 PMReply

    ummmmm, Canteen Boy? Ambiguously Gay Duo? Dog Show? Dyke and fats wasn't even close to the best.

  • imo | March 31, 2014 5:39 PMReply

    Beyond the concept, I didn't think it was funny at all. So not the best queer skit ever.

  • Alice | March 31, 2014 5:47 PM

    This is almost certainly 100% right. But then, Kate McKinnon at Cagney!

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