Saturday Night Live takes on subway dancers with the Matchbox 3

Josh Hutcherson joins Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah for the lamest subway dance trio of all time VIDEO

Topics: Video, Saturday Night Live, SNL, Jay Pharoah, kenan thompson, Josh Hutcherson, Matchbox 3,

Saturday Night Live takes on subway dancers with the Matchbox 3 (Credit: Screenshot, SNL)

A crowded subway car presents a serious challenge to most subway dancers — but not SNL’s Matchbox 3. Comprised of Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah and Josh “Lil’ Peanut” Hutcherson, Matchbox 3 is SNL’s answer to ubiquitous subway dancers.

But unlike most subway troupes, who need more than a little breathing room in which to show off their moves, Matchbox 3 specializes in performing in crowded subway cars. How crowded? They’ve designed their act around dance moves performable “within a three-inch radius of our bodies.”

Check out the clip below to see the rather limited results:

Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on politics. Follow him on Twitter at @eliasisquith, and email him at eisquith@salon.com.

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