I still love to watch SNL even though the writing has been flat lately. Last night had some funny stuff, but "The Californians" Soap Opera, for me, was a highlight. While the humor was based on the stereotypical surfer / stoner Cali accent (or is that dialect?) and our obsession with trying to traverse through our god awful traffic efficiently, the comedic writing also hinged on silly soap opera fodder like bad acting and staging. Fred Armisen's accent strayed into mentally challenged more than Californian and Kenan Thompson seemed to be channeling his old pal Kel Mitchel's hysterical So Cal dude speak from Good Burger.