40. Daily Affirmations, With Stuart Smalley

Air Date: 9/28/91
Starring: Al Franken, Michael Jordan

During Al Franken's time on SNL (that is, before his days as a senator in Minnesota), he managed to create one of the more memorable characters in the show's history, Stuart Smalley. For the uninitiated, Smalley was the man behind an inspirational, public access-like segment called Daily Affirmation, where he dished out advice to both random individuals and celebs, despite the fact that Smalley wasn't "a licensed therapist" (which the narrator made sure to mention at the beginning of each segment).

And then there's the famous Stuart Smalley phrase: "I am good enough, I am smart enough, and, doggone it, people like me." It's even funnier when Michael Jordan says it, as shown in the video above.

Side note: Can you imagine MJ doing anything other than a Hanes ad now? Yeah, we can't either.

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