Behind the Sketch: Stefon with John Mulaney - SNL

  • Published on Apr 14, 2018
  • Writer John Mulaney shares the origins of Stefon and how making Bill Hader break became part of the character.
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Comments • 462

  • Allison Woods
    Allison Woods Day ago

    You are mt soulmate!!!

  • Lauren Willson
    Lauren Willson 8 days ago +1

    John Mulaney in latex is all I never knew I needed.

  • Luna Malka
    Luna Malka 20 days ago


  • Raheema Javid
    Raheema Javid 23 days ago


  • Carrie W
    Carrie W 23 days ago

    He's so freaking funny, I love Stephan, and I love him, they're both fantastic!😂😂

  • vivandav67
    vivandav67 24 days ago

    The more I see John, the more I crush on him..😍 funny and so cute..his wife is a lucky

  • Egg Justis
    Egg Justis 25 days ago +1

    I would die for this man

  • rad kid
    rad kid 26 days ago

    2:56 "my girlfriend works at Yoshinoya Beef Bowl"

  • MJade
    MJade Month ago

    💘💘💘💘Great creative baby 😇✌💙

  • I am milan
    I am milan Month ago

    Ohhhhhhh! He was a writer for SNL. That's why I don't know who the hell u r 😆

  • Louis Bradburn
    Louis Bradburn Month ago


  • Elan Emilio
    Elan Emilio Month ago


    • Elan Emilio
      Elan Emilio Month ago +1

      Amy Chadwick That’s incredible, thank you

    • Amy Chadwick
      Amy Chadwick Month ago +1

      He said, "My girlfriend works at Yoshinoya Beef Bowl."

  • scandelooch
    scandelooch Month ago

    Love Stefon, these 2 are so good together

  • Joe Neumeister
    Joe Neumeister Month ago

    John Mulaney you were/are the BEST SNL writer, I love your skits, and thanks for hosting SNL on March 2nd, I will be watching because I know you will be helping write the skits, always funny... Love you in Colorado

  • Fun Clip
    Fun Clip Month ago


  • EMLY
    EMLY Month ago

    its that thing when like

  • Noah Bolin
    Noah Bolin Month ago


  • spike280
    spike280 Month ago

    John, you did good. i love Stefon. well, a little. :-D

  • OúnicoSarueh
    OúnicoSarueh 2 months ago +2

    My top 5 SNL characters:
    1 - Matt Foley
    2 - Wayne Campbell
    3 - Stefon
    4 - The ladies man
    5 - Pat
    Honorable mention to the Church Lady.

  • severed.goddess
    severed.goddess 2 months ago

    Love. Love love it.

  • Dan Collins
    Dan Collins 2 months ago

    Stefon and the Piss Artist go to Disney World.

  • TexasTrojanPony
    TexasTrojanPony 2 months ago

    first time I’ve ever wished a behind-the-scenes video were *longer*

  • wickedly4
    wickedly4 2 months ago

    Stefon is my favorite thing to ever come out of SNL.

  • CylonsAteMyHomework
    CylonsAteMyHomework 2 months ago

    I love Steffon so much!

  • Leo Contrino
    Leo Contrino 2 months ago

    Lol party monster hold for applause lol

  • BlackMarket DIY
    BlackMarket DIY 2 months ago

    Really one of the best skits/character of all time. I know they were gonna make this into a movie, and I hope they don’t. 😂😂😂

    Although, like with all SNL-based films, it’ll probably be hilarious in ten years.

  • Valencia Dale
    Valencia Dale 2 months ago


  • zizinnnn
    zizinnnn 2 months ago

    well now I have no choice but to watch Stefon in every sketch

  • Beautiful Lou
    Beautiful Lou 2 months ago


  • Natalie Tapia
    Natalie Tapia 2 months ago

    Am I really gonna be the first one to say that John Mulaney looks like Brendon Urie in this latex uniform?!

  • Nat Brat
    Nat Brat 3 months ago

    tag yourself I'm Justin entering as a gay nightmare

  • CatMan
    CatMan 3 months ago

    John needs to stay behind the camera,how long did that show of his last,a couple episodes? He's not funny!

  • miat789
    miat789 3 months ago

    I love John, Bill , and Seth so much. Love this character. Miss all of them. SNL just isn’t the same without them.

  • Grey Eagle
    Grey Eagle 3 months ago

    That’s beautiful and comedy gold.

  • Melanie Smith
    Melanie Smith 3 months ago +10

    “I used to be a writer here, and now I’m one of the guys talking” UGH MY HEART I AM SO PROUD OF MY TALL CHILD

  • markmh835
    markmh835 6 months ago

    If you like behind-the-scenes docu clips -- or just can't sleep -- have I got the place for you! TVclip's hottest new club is Tuumor. Located between a basket of whimpering puppies and a Trump bitchfest, this place has everything:
    · inaccurate maps
    · weird camera angles
    · rented latex shirts
    · A CHILD!
    And wait -- is that John Mulaney? -- or a reincarnated Edward R. Murrow looking for his cigarettes?
    And every 3rd person will be given a Lazy Zuzan as a parting gift.
    ·· What's a "Lazy Zuzan"?
    It's when you take a midget -- oops, a "fun sized person" -- and stand him upside down, put trays of food on his feet, and spin him around. 😱 😀

  • Emily hancock
    Emily hancock 6 months ago

    literally the greatest SNL character of all time

    SLKR SPENCER-ROLLINS 6 months ago +2

    They need to do more Stefan Weekend Update episodes.

  • Pamela Mays
    Pamela Mays 6 months ago

    A club called, "Spicy!"

  • Lauren Cosentino
    Lauren Cosentino 7 months ago +1

    3:06 John SERVING us looks.

  • G EG
    G EG 8 months ago +1

    Thank you John!

  • khuang96
    khuang96 8 months ago +1

    Seriously one of the best characters

  • sarah
    sarah 8 months ago

    At 1:37 can someone please tell me if that is Ryan Ross from Panic! At The Disco

  • Clover Howlter
    Clover Howlter 8 months ago +2

    2:38 enters as *gay nightmare*

  • Skylar Webb
    Skylar Webb 9 months ago

    Oh my god, I didn't know they get married!!!

  • Brian Smith
    Brian Smith 9 months ago

    that Nationwide schill should be killed

  • Ava Kate
    Ava Kate 9 months ago

    Was Dan Cortez at the wedding?

  • QueenSelphie
    QueenSelphie 9 months ago

    I think the wedding send off of Bill Hader with Stefon and Seth getting married..made me both laugh and cry at the same time

  • Jerminator 356
    Jerminator 356 9 months ago +1

    One of my favorite characters of all time

  • VianneyCreates
    VianneyCreates 9 months ago

    Did he mention Bill Hader doing Stefon's voice that way bc he knew a guy that talked just like that? So funny!

  • antmanplays
    antmanplays 10 months ago

    i cant find the wedding sketch anywhere if anyone know where i can find the clip tell me

    • eso bayuni
      eso bayuni 9 months ago


  • SickDoodles
    SickDoodles 10 months ago

    do the last two club pictures have pete davidson in them? please tell me they do

  • suddendee
    suddendee 10 months ago


  • Cynder 330
    Cynder 330 10 months ago

    He’s such an amazing writer for Stefan

  • Tea Tea
    Tea Tea 11 months ago

    Very cool. :D

  • Jordan Ann
    Jordan Ann 11 months ago


  • AnimeChuck
    AnimeChuck 11 months ago

    "My girlfriend...something something..."
    That's all I heard him whispering.

  • Debbie Vernon
    Debbie Vernon 11 months ago

    I never got Stefon. Thanks for explaining

  • xxIluvyouguysxx
    xxIluvyouguysxx 11 months ago

    I think I’m in love with John Mulaney 😍

  • Alexandre Reber
    Alexandre Reber Year ago

    We WANT a stefon Movie!!

  • Lucía Sylvestre Begnis

    We owe you so much

  • Kabz
    Kabz Year ago

    Stefon and Seth made me believe in love again

  • Barbara Hultman
    Barbara Hultman Year ago

    4:22 isn’t that Pete Davidson from the current cast?

  • Owen G
    Owen G Year ago

    It's in a haunted synagogue

  • Meagan Corey
    Meagan Corey Year ago +2

    John Mulaney is FIIINEEEEEE

  • F
    F Year ago

    Honestly the audio on this is terrible, the background music is so loud I almost can't understand what he says.

  • ChopAndBrew
    ChopAndBrew Year ago

    Please, more of these Behind the Sketch videos with writers and cast!

  • Tim Hurst
    Tim Hurst Year ago

    Bill Hader looks like a pedo.

  • YesGregYes
    YesGregYes Year ago

    When an Ed Hardy Shirt is part of the premise for a comedy bit, you can bet it's comedy gold.
    #SNL #JohnMulaney

  • emercycrite
    emercycrite Year ago

    One of the best characters of all time. God bless John Mulaney for creating him.

  • CEFG101
    CEFG101 Year ago

    Can anyone figure out what John whispers to Bill in the scene with Shy?

  • TheRodieRemix
    TheRodieRemix Year ago

    But when are y'all gonna do a Stefon movie!?

  • Kay X
    Kay X Year ago

    2:55 what was whispered, though?

  • LoveShiaGDSN
    LoveShiaGDSN Year ago

    1:39 Ashley Tisdale?

  • Melody Higginbotham


  • Ascent
    Ascent Year ago

    Awe, the hug at the end looked so sincere.

  • Fred Winslow
    Fred Winslow Year ago

    it’s sad
    the switcheroo skit was very funny if not perverted as expected ( every line was well written for effect )
    but almost every other sketch was belaboured or maudlin and amateur !!
    the news was worse than a high school theatre arts show !(
    i was in them long ago and know real deal and what we were )

    snl was known for being the best of avante grade comedy satire of the time !!!
    70s through to 2000s even
    we all watched ( lefties and the rest of us )and accepted the left lean ,as it wasn’t constant or vicious and was somewhat relevant ( in sure the writers believe it’s all so prescient and relevant )
    snl today
    is a attempt at a comedy version of cnn constant political focus except not on anything actually relevant except character assassination
    i guess a pot smokin kid feels any comedy that focuses on politics however peripheral is witty ???
    case in point
    every joke about trump ( or conservatism )isn’t just satire or funny
    it is an acceptance of hyperbole created by gossip news coverage with the only tribal consensus as
    character and integrity assassination at every word
    this is the cue to laugh and feel good about ourselves ???
    hilarious ?
    no one will be watching or talking about these skits years from now
    yet ANY comedy laid on a “leftie “ like the same episodes Zuckerberg blink “hilarity” is light hearted and stays entirely away from literal assassination of character and humanity
    as is the case with treatment of any leftie
    if it was clever or funny it would even be acceptable but it’s not at all
    not at all!!!!
    so sad that this is the best snl can do
    is this a product of diversity standards and political correctness ( of one type only ) gone and made the writers and performers and the casting people. absolute zombies ????

    big nostalgic sigh

  • Designers Eyes
    Designers Eyes Year ago

    Stefon is my favorite of all time

  • Logan Strom
    Logan Strom Year ago

    Stefon was never funny.

  • Diane Banks
    Diane Banks Year ago +2

    More Behind the Sketch, please ;)


    but what about Dan Cortez? I didn't see him at the wedding?

  • Tammy Forbes
    Tammy Forbes Year ago

    Who the fook is that guy?

  • Megan River
    Megan River Year ago

    Seth and Stefon getting married is still the best

  • turnleftaticeland

    can anybody make out what he whispers at 2:55?

  • Kaki Clements
    Kaki Clements Year ago

    1:41 .... Is that Darren Criss?

  • CornucopiaOfAwesome
    CornucopiaOfAwesome Year ago +1

    wooow he's a great writer.

  • Tess Rickson
    Tess Rickson Year ago

    This has inspired me to go on yet another Stefon marathon

  • fawkes
    fawkes Year ago

    “My girlfriend works at yoshinoya beef bowl”

  • roger peet
    roger peet Year ago

    Stefon for President !!

  • Ariel Cotton
    Ariel Cotton Year ago

    This was such a treat. I love you John and thank you for your service and creativity. ❤❤

  • Christopher Gibson

    I was curious about the wedding show too so I found it. It's as good as it looks and you're welcome:

  • LobstahFan12
    LobstahFan12 Year ago

    I'm begging you! PLEASE have Seth on as host or a special/surprise guest on Weekend Update!

  • sadlystuckinreality

    The greatest duo.

  • Patty Wolfe
    Patty Wolfe Year ago

    One of the most hilarious episodes ever! John Mulaney, you made a HUGE fan of me! Great piece here as well

  • lestrange
    lestrange Year ago

    'rented latex' are words that will haunt my dreams

  • Scott Shiff
    Scott Shiff Year ago

    Love these guys. So funny. I just booked DJ Baby Bok Choy for our school's prom.

  • Justin B
    Justin B Year ago +1

    I don't get the "Cindy Applebaum" joke

    • Yonny Layna
      Yonny Layna 2 months ago

      Lame ass Jewish name for a cool character description.

  • Savage Dragon
    Savage Dragon Year ago


  • Valentina Fangirling

    I love him😭

  • DD
    DD Year ago

    This man is precious